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II.6.290 PREVENTION OF ACCIDENTS (SEAFARERS) CONVENTION, 1970

The Ratification of Maritime Conventions

Chapter I.6.290

CONVENTION CONCERNING THE PREVENTION OF OCCUPATIONAL ACCIDENTS TO SEAFARERS, 1970

ADOPTED: Done at Geneva on 13 October 1970
REFERENCE: PREVENTION OF ACCIDENTS (SEAFARERS) CONVENTION, 1970
ENTERED INTO FORCE: 17 February 1973
DEPOSITARY: ILO
SECRETARY: ILO

IMPLEMENTATION

RATIFICATION

Article XI

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

ENTRY INTO FORCE

Article XII

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

2. It shall come into force twelve months after the date on which the ratifications of two Members have been registered with the Director-General.

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

DENUNCIATION

Article XIII

1. A Member which has ratified this Convention may denounce it after the expiration of ten 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 ten years mentioned in the preceding paragraph, exercise the right of denunciation provided for in this Article, will be bound for another period of ten years and, thereafter, may denounce this Convention at the expiration of each period of ten years under the terms provided for in this Article.

AMENDMENTS

Article XVII

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 XIII 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.

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