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II.6.90 HOURS OF WORK AND MANNING (SEA) CONVENTION, 1936

The Ratification of Maritime Conventions

Chapter I.6.90

CONVENTION CONCERNING HOURS OF WORK ON BOARD SHIP AND MANNING, 1936

ADOPTED: Done at Geneva, 6 October, 1936
REFERENCE: HOURS OF WORK AND MANNING (SEA) CONVENTION, 1936
ENTERED INTO FORCE: Not yet in force
DEPOSITARY: ILO
SECRETARY: ILO

IMPLEMENTATION

RATIFICATION

Article XXIII

The formal ratifications of this Convention shall be communicated to the Director-General of the International Labour Office for registration.

Article XXV

As soon as the ratification of the five Members mentioned in the second paragraph of Article XXIV have been registered, the Director-General of the International Labour Office shall so notify all the Members of the International Labour Organization. He shall likewise notify them of the registration of ratifications which may be communicated subsequently by other Members of the Organization.

ENTRY INTO FORCE

Article XXIV

1. This Convention shall be binding only upon those Members of the International Labour Organization whose ratifications have been registered with the Director-General.

2. It shall come into force six months after the date on which there have been registered by the Director-General of the International Labour Office the ratifications of five Members of the Organization each of which has a mercantile marine tonnage of not less than one million tons.

3. Thereafter, this Convention shall come into force for any Member six months after the date on which its ratification has been registered.

DENUNCIATION

Article XXVI

1. A Member which has ratified this Convention may denounce it after the expiration of five years from the date on which the Convention first comes into force, by an act communicated to the Director-General of the International Labour Office for registration. Such denunciation shall not take effect until one year after the date on which it is registered.

2. Each Member which has ratified this Convention and which does not, within the year following the expiration of the period of five years mentioned in the preceding paragraph, exercise the right of denunciation provided for in this Article, will be bound for another period of five years and, thereafter, may denounce this Convention at the expiration of each period of five years under the terms provided for in this Article.

AMENDMENTS

Article XXVIII

1. Should the Conference adopt a new Convention revising this Convention in whole or in part, then, unless the new Convention otherwise provides,

  • (a) the ratification by a Member of the new revising Convention shall ipso jure involve the immediate denunciation of this Convention, notwithstanding the provisions of Article XXVI above, if and when the new revising Convention shall have come into force;
  • (b) as from the date when the new revising Convention comes into force, this Convention shall cease to be open to ratification by the Members.

2. This Convention shall in any case remain in force in its actual form and content for those Members which have ratified it but not ratified the revising Convention.

TERRITORIAL APPLICATION

Article XXII

1. In respect of the territories referred to in Article XXXV of the Constitution of the International Labour Organisation, each member of the Organisation which ratifies this Convention shall append to its ratification a declaration stating -

  • (a) the territories in respect of which it undertakes to apply the provisions of the Convention without modification;
  • (b) the territories in respect of which it undertakes to apply the provisions of the Convention subject to modifications, together with details of the said modifications;
  • (c) the territories in respect of which the Convention is inapplicable;
  • (d) the territories in respect of which it reserves its decision.

2. The undertakings referred to in subparagraphs (a) and (b) of paragraph 1 of this Article shall be deemed to be an integral part of the ratification and shall have the force of ratification.

3. Any Member may by a subsequent declaration cancel in whole or in part any reservations made in its original declaration in virtue of subparagraphs (b), (c) or (d) of paragraph 1 of this Article.

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