Act 320 1996

Original Language Title: LEY 320 de 1996

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LAW 320
1996 (September 20)
Official Gazette No. 42885 of September 25, 1996
Through which are subject: the "Convention 163 on the welfare of seafarers in sea ​​and in port "and" Convention 164 on health protection and medical care for seafarers "adopted at the 74th. Meeting of October 8, 1987; the "Convention 165 on social security of seafarers" (Revised) and the "Convention 166 on the repatriation of seafarers" (Revised), adopted at the 74th. Meeting on October 9, 1987; the "Convention 171 Night Work", adopted at the 77th. Meeting on 26 June 1990; the "Convention 172 on working conditions in hotels, restaurants and similar establishments" adopted at the 78th. Meeting on 25 June 1991; the "Convention 174 on the prevention of major industrial accidents" and "Recommendation 181 on the prevention of major industrial accidents", adopted at the 80th. Meeting of the General Conference of the International Labour Organization in Geneva
22 June 1993. Summary

Term Notes
THE CONGRESS OF THE REPUBLIC, Having
texts "Convention 163 on the welfare of seafarers at sea and in port" and "Convention 164 on health protection and medical care seafarers "adopted at the 74th. Meeting of October 8, 1987; the "Convention 165 on social security of seafarers" (Revised) and the "Convention 166 on the repatriation of seafarers" (Revised), adopted at the 74th. Meeting on October 9, 1987; the "Convention 171 Night Work", adopted at the 77th. Meeting on 26 June 1990; the "Convention 172 on working conditions in hotels, restaurants and similar establishments", adopted at the 78th. Meeting on 25 June 1991; the "Convention 174 on the prevention of major industrial accidents and Recommendation 181 on the prevention of major industrial accidents", adopted at the 80th. Meeting of the General Conference of the International Labour Organization in Geneva on 22 June 1993. INTERNATIONAL LABOUR CONFERENCE

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CONVENTION 163 Convention on the welfare of seafarers at sea and in
port the General Conference of the International Labour Organisation.
convened at Geneva by the Governing Body of the International Labour Office, and having met in that city on 24 September 1987 at its seventy-fourth session.
Recalling the provisions of the Recommendation concerning the conditions of stay of seafarers in ports, 1936, and Recommendation on the welfare of seafarers, 1970.
having decided to adopt various proposals on the welfare of seafarers at sea and in port, which is the second item on the agenda of the meeting, and
having determined that these proposals shall take the form of an international Convention, adopts eighth day of October in 1987, this Convention, which may be cited as the Convention on the welfare of seafarers, 1987:
ARTICLE 1o.
1. For the purposes of this Convention:
a) The term "agent mar" or "sea" means all persons employed in any capacity on board a vessel engaged in maritime navigation, whether publicly or privately owned , other than a warship;
B) The term "welfare facilities and services" means facilities and services, cultural, recreational and information.
2. Each Member shall, through its national legislation and after consultation with the representative organizations of shipowners and seafarers, vessels registered in its territory to be considered as seagoing ships for the purpose of the provisions of this Convention relating to welfare facilities and services on board ships.
3. To the extent it deems practicable, after consultation with the representative organizations of fishing vessel owners and fishermen, the competent authority shall apply the provisions of this Convention to commercial maritime fishing.
Article 2.
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1. Each Member for which is in force this Convention undertakes to ensure that adequate facilities and services for seafarers both in port and on board ships are provided welfare.
2. Each Member shall ensure that the means necessary to finance and welfare services that are provided in accordance with the provisions of this Convention are necessary.

ARTICLE 3.

1. Each Member undertakes to ensure that media and welfare services in appropriate ports of the country for all seafarers, regardless of nationality, race, color, sex, religion, political opinion or social origin and irrespective of the state are provided in which it is registration of the vessel aboard which they are employed.
2. Each Member shall, after consultation with the representative organizations of shipowners and seafarers, ports to be considered appropriate for the purposes of this Article.

ARTICLE 4. Each Member undertakes to ensure that the welfare facilities and services provided in a vessel engaged in maritime navigation, whether publicly or privately owned, registered in its territory, accessible to all seafarers are on board.

The 5th ITEM. The media and welfare services shall be reviewed frequently to ensure they are appropriate, given the evolving needs of seafarers resulting from technical, functional or other developments that may occur in the shipping industry .

ARTICLE 6o. Each Member undertakes to:
a) To cooperate with other Members with a view to ensure the implementation of this Convention;
B) To ensure that the parties involved and interested in promoting the welfare of seafarers at sea and in port.

ARTICLE 7. The formal ratifications of this Convention shall be communicated to registration, the Director General of the International Labour Office.

Article 8.
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 enter into force twelve months after the date on which the ratifications of 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.

Article 9.
1. Each Member which has ratified this Convention may denounce it after the expiration of a period of ten years from the date on which the Convention first comes into force, by an act communicated for registration to the Director General of the International Labour Office Work. 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, within one year after the expiration of ten years mentioned in the preceding paragraph, exercise the right of denunciation provided for in this Article it 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 conditions laid down in this Article.
ARTICLE 10.

1. The Director General of the International Labour Office shall notify all Members of the International Labour Organization the registration of all ratifications and denunciations communicated by the Members of the Organization.
2. When notifying the Members of the Organisation of the registration of the second ratification that has been communicated, the Director General shall draw the attention of the Members of the Organisation to the date on which comes into force this Convention.

ARTICLE 11. The Director General of the International Labour Office shall communicate to the Secretary General of the United Nations, for registration in accordance with Article 102 of the Charter of the United Nations full particulars of all ratifications and acts of denunciation registered in accordance with the preceding Articles.

ARTICLE 12. Whenever deemed necessary, the Governing Body of the International Labour Office shall present to the Conference a report on the implementation of the Convention and shall examine the desirability of placing on the agenda of the Conference the question of its total or partial revision.
ARTICLE 13.

1. Should the Conference adopt a new Convention entailing a total or partial revision of this, and unless the new Convention otherwise provides:
a) The ratification by a Member of the new revising Convention shall imply, ipso jure the immediate denunciation of this Convention, notwithstanding the provisions contained in article 9, when the new revising Convention comes into force.;
B) From the date of entry into force of the new revising Convention, this Convention shall cease to be open to ratification by the Members.

2. This Agreement shall continue in force in any case, in its actual form and content for those Members which have ratified and not ratified the revising Convention.

ARTICLE 14. The English and French versions of the text of this Convention are equally authoritative.
Certified copy and complete the Spanish text.
For the Director General of the International Labour Office:
FRANCISCO Maupain.
Legal Adviser International Labour Office "
The Head of the Legal Office (E.)
signed at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs DECLARES
.
That this reproduction is faithful copy text taken from the certificate, which lies in the Legal Office of the Ministry.
Given in Santa Fe de Bogota, DC, on the twenty (21) days
of March in 1995 (1995) .

The Chief "
CONVENTION 164 CONVENTION Legal Office (E.)
SONIA PEREIRA PORTILLA.
PROTECTION HEALTH AND MEDICAL ASSISTANCE SEAFARERS.
The General Conference of the International Labour Organisation
convened at Geneva by the Governing Body of the International Labour Office, and having met in that city on 24 September 1987 at its seventy-fourth session;
Recalling the provisions of the Convention on the medical examination of seafarers, 1946; of the Accommodation of Crews (Revised), 1949; of the Accommodation of Crews (Supplementary Provisions), 1970; recommendation on the kits on board ships, 1958; recommendation on medical consultations at sea, 1958, and the Convention and Recommendation on the prevention of accidents (seafarers), 1970;
Recalling the terms of the International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers, 1978, as regards training in first aid in case of accidents or illnesses likely to occur on board;
Noting that, for the action taken in the area of ​​health protection and medical care for seafarers to be successful, it is important that the International Labour Organization, the International Maritime Organization and the World Organization Health maintain close cooperation within their respective areas;
Noting that the following standards have accordingly been developed with the cooperation of the International Maritime Organization and the World Health Organization, and is expected to continue cooperation with such organizations as regards the application of these rules;
Having decided upon the adoption of certain proposals on health protection and medical care of seafarers, which is the fourth item on the agenda of the meeting, and
Having determined that these proposals shall take the form of an international Convention, adopts this eighth day of October in 1987, this Convention, which may be cited as the Convention on the protection of health and medical care (seafarers), 1987:

ARTICLE 1o.
1. This Convention applies to all vessels engaged in maritime navigation, whether publicly or privately owned, registered in the territory of a Member for which the Convention is in force and ordinarily engaged in commercial maritime navigation.
2. To the extent it deems practicable, after consultation with the representative organizations of fishing vessel owners and fishermen, the competent authority shall apply the provisions of this Convention to commercial maritime fishing.
3. If there is doubt as to whether, for the purposes of this Convention, a ship or not considered intended for commercial maritime navigation or commercial maritime fishing, the question shall be determined by the competent authority, after consultation with the organizations concerned shipowners, seafarers and fishermen.
4. For the purposes of this Convention, the term "seafarers" or "sea" refer to all persons employed in any capacity on board a vessel engaged in maritime navigation to which this Convention applies.
Article 2.
. effect will be given to this Convention through national legislation, collective agreements, internal regulations, arbitration awards, court decisions, or any other means appropriate to national conditions.

ARTICLE 3. Each Member shall, through its national legislation, that shipowners are responsible for keeping ships in proper sanitary and hygienic conditions.


ARTICLE 4. Each Member shall ensure the adoption of measures to ensure the health protection and medical care of seafarers on board. Such measures should:
a) ensure the application to seafarers of any general provisions on health protection at work and medical care relevant to the seafaring profession and the special provisions for work on board ;
B) aim to provide seafarers with health protection and medical care as close as possible to those generally available to workers ashore;
C) guarantee seafarers the right to visit a doctor without delay in ports of call, where practicable;
D) Ensure that, in accordance with national law and practice, medical care and health protection are provided free to marine enrolled in the crew list;
E) not limited to treatment of sick or injured seafarers but also include preventive measures and devote particular attention to the development of programs of health promotion and health education, so that the people themselves sea ​​can contribute actively to reduce the frequency of diseases that may affect them.

The 5th ITEM.
1. Every ship to which this Convention applies shall carry a medicine chest.
2. The contents of this kit and medical equipment on board shall prescribe the competent authority taking into account factors such as the type of ship, the number of persons on board and the nature, destination and duration of travel.
3. In adopting or reviewing the national provisions concerning the content of the medicine chest and medical equipment on board, the competent authority shall take into account international recommendations in this area, as the most recent edition of the International Medical Guide for Ships and the List essential drugs published by the World Health Organization and progress in medical knowledge and approved methods of treatment.
4. Proper maintenance kit and its contents, medical equipment on board and their periodic inspection at regular intervals not exceeding twelve months intervals, will be in charge designated by the competent authority responsible persons who ensure the control date expiration and storage conditions of medicines.
5. The competent authority shall ensure that the contents of the kit appears on a list and is labeled with generic names in addition to brand names, expiration date and storage conditions, and that is as stipulated in the medical guide used nationwide.
6. The competent authority shall ensure that, when classified as hazardous cargo has not been included in the latest edition of the Medical First Aid Guide for Use in Accidents Involving Dangerous Goods published by the International Maritime Organization supplied to the master, to seafarers and other interested persons the necessary information on the nature of the substances, the risks involved, the necessary personal protective equipment, the relevant medical procedures and specific antidotes. The specific antidotes and personal protective equipment must be on board whenever dangerous goods are transported.
7. In case of emergency, when a medicine prescribed by a sailor qualified medical personnel not included in the kit on board, the shipowner shall take all necessary steps to obtain it as soon as possible.

ARTICLE 6o.
1. Every ship to which this Convention applies shall carry a medical guide on board taken by the competent authority.
2. The medical guide shall explain how the contents of the kit to be used and be designed so as to allow non-medical personnel to care for the sick or injured on board both with and without medical advice by radio or satellite.
3. In adopting or reviewing medical guide for ships in use in the country, the competent authority shall take into account international recommendations in this area, including the most recent editions of the International Medical Guide for Ships and the Medical First Aid Guide for use in accidents involving dangerous goods.

ARTICLE 7.
1. The competent authority shall ensure by a prearranged system at any time of day or night the ships at sea to medical advice by radio or satellite communication, including specialist advice.

2. Such medical advice, including the onward transmission of medical radio or satellite communication between a ship and those ashore giving the advice messages should be free to all ships irrespective of the territory in which they are registered.
3. To ensure optimal use of the resources available for medical advice by radio or satellite:
a) All ships to which this Convention applies and which are equipped with radio installations shall carry an complete list of radio stations through which medical advice can be made;
B) All ships to which this Convention applies which are equipped with a satellite communication system a complete list of coast earth stations through which shall carry as medical advice can be;
C) These lists shall be kept up to date and in the custody of the person in charge of communications.
4. Seafarers on board who seek medical advice by radio or satellite communication shall be instructed in the use of medical guide on board and the medical section of the most recent edition of the International Code of Signals published by the International Maritime Organization, so that you can understand the necessary information required by the medical consultation and advice received from him.
5. The competent authority shall ensure that doctors providing medical advice in accordance with this Article receive appropriate training and are aware of shipboard conditions.

Article 8.
1. All ships to which this Convention with a hundred or more seafarers and ordinarily engaged on international voyages of more than three days must carry between crewmembers a physician responsible for providing medical assistance applies.
2. National legislation should stipulate which other ships should carry a doctor among the crew members, taking into account, among other factors, the duration, nature and conditions of the voyage and the number of seafarers on board.

Article 9.
1. All ships to which this Convention applies and which do not carry a doctor shall carry as members of the crew one or more specified persons in charge as part of their normal duties, to provide medical assistance and administer medication.
2. Persons in charge of medical care on board who are not doctors shall have satisfactorily completed a course approved by the competent authority of theoretical and practical training in medical care. This course shall comprise:
a) For ships of less than 1,600 gross tons that usually can access within eight hours to a qualified medical care and medical services, elementary training which will enable such persons to take immediate action in case of accidents or illnesses likely to occur on board and make use of medical advice by radio or satellite;
B) For all other vessels in medical training at the highest level including practical training in the emergency department or hospital accident, when possible, and training in survival techniques such as IV therapy, allowing these people to participate effectively in coordinated medical assistance to ships that are sailing and assure the sick and wounded a satisfactory level of medical care during the period they are likely to remain on board programs. Whenever possible, this training must be given under the supervision of a doctor who knows and understands thoroughly the medical problems of seafarers and circumstances relating to the seafaring profession and possessing specialized knowledge of medical services radio or satellite.
3. The courses referred to in this Article shall be based on the content of the most recent editions of the International Medical Guide for Ships, the Medical First Aid Guide for Use in Accidents Involving Dangerous Goods, the document It is to serve as a guide - International guide for the formation of seafarers issued by the International Maritime Organization and the medical section of the International Code of Signals as well as similar national guides.

4. The persons referred to in paragraph 2o. This article and other seafarers may designate the competent authority shall follow at intervals of approximately five years, refresher courses to enable them to retain and update their knowledge and skills and keep abreast of new developments.
5. All seafarers shall receive, during their maritime vocational training, preparation of the measures to be taken in case of accident or other medical emergency on board.
6. In addition to the person or persons responsible for medical care on board, one or more members selected crew shall receive elementary training in medical care to enable them to take immediate action in case of accidents or illnesses that could occur on board.

ARTICLE 10. All ships to which this Convention applies shall, where practicable, all necessary medical assistance to any vessel that you can apply.
ARTICLE 11.

1. Every ship of 500 gross tons or more that carry fifteen or more seafarers and engaged in a voyage of more than three days, you must have an independent board of nursing. The competent authority may relax this requirement for ships engaged in coastal trade.
2. This Article shall apply, whenever possible and reasonable, vessels of 200 to 500 grt and tugs.
3. This Article shall not apply to ships primarily propelled by sail.
4. Nursing should be located so that it is easily accessible and that the occupants may be comfortably housed and may receive proper attention in all weathers, the necessary assistance.
5. Nursing should be so designed as to facilitate consultation and first aid.
6. The entrance, berths, lighting, ventilation, heating and water supply of nursing should be arranged to ensure the comfort and facilitate the treatment of the occupants.
7. The competent authority shall prescribe the number of berths to be installed in the infirmary.
8. The occupants of the hospital must have, for the exclusive use of toilets located in the infirmary itself or in its immediate vicinity.
9. It shall not be diverted to other use nursing than health care.
ARTICLE 12.

1. The competent authority shall adopt a standard medical report form for seafarers, for the use of doctors on board, captains of vessels or persons in charge of medical care on board and hospitals or doctors ashore.
2. This form shall be specially designed to facilitate the exchange between ship and shore medical and personal information on marine related information in cases of illness or accident.
3. The information contained in medical records shall be kept confidential and shall be used only for the treatment of seafarers.
ARTICLE 13.

1. Member for which this Convention is in force shall cooperate with each other in order to promote the protection of health and medical care for seafarers on board ships.
2. Such cooperation could include the following:
a) Develop and coordinate search and rescue efforts and arranging prompt medical help and evacuation of seriously ill or injured on board ship by such means as periodic systems signaling vessel position, focal rescue and helicopter services for emergencies, in accordance with the provisions of the 1979 international Convention on maritime search and rescue and manual search and rescue for merchant ships and manual search and rescue IMO, developed by the International Maritime Organization;
B) maximum use of fishing vessels carrying a doctor and stationing ships at sea which can provide hospital and rescue facilities;
C) compiling and maintaining an international list of doctors and medical care facilities available worldwide to provide emergency medical care to seafarers;
D) landing seafarers in port, overlooking emergency treatment;
E) repatriating seafarers hospitalized abroad as soon as possible, according to the medical advice of the doctors responsible for the case taking into account the wishes and needs of the marine;

F) Take the necessary arrangements for personal assistance for seafarers during repatriation, in accordance with the medical advice of the doctors responsible for the case taking into account the wishes and needs of the marine;
G) endeavoring to set up health centers for seafarers:
i) conduct research on the health status, medical treatment and preventive health care of seafarers;
Ii) Form maritime medicine in medical and health personnel;
H) collecting and evaluating statistics concerning occupational accidents, diseases and deaths from occupational origin of the seafarers and incorporate them into existing national system of statistics of accidents, illnesses and deaths from occupational origin of other categories of workers, harmonizing the same time with such systems;
I) organizing international exchanges of technical information, training material and personnel, as well as courses, seminars and international working groups on training;
J) providing all seafarers health services and medical monitoring, curative and preventive as may be specifically targeted in port, or making available to them general health, medical and rehabilitation;
K) Making arrangements for the repatriation of the bodies soon as possible or ashes of deceased seafarers, according to the wishes of his closest relatives.
3. International cooperation in the field of health protection and medical care for seafarers should be based on bilateral or multilateral agreements or consultations among Member States.

Article 14. The formal ratifications of this Convention shall be communicated to registration, the Director General of the International Labour Office.

ARTICLE 15. 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 enter 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.
ARTICLE 16.

1. Each Member which has ratified this Convention may denounce it after the expiration of a period of ten years from the date on which the Convention first comes into force, by an act communicated for registration, the Director General of the International Labour Office Work. 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 that, within one year after the expiration 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 conditions laid down in this article.
ARTICLE 17.

1. The Director General of the International Labour Office shall notify all Members of the International Labour Organization the registration of all ratifications and denunciations communicated to him by members of the Organization.
2. When notifying the members of the organization the registration of the second ratification that has been communicated, the Director General shall draw the attention of the members of the Organization to the date upon which comes into force this Convention.

ARTICLE 18. The Director General of the International Labour Office shall communicate to the Secretary General of the United Nations, for registration in accordance with Article 102 of the Charter of the United Nations full particulars of all ratifications and acts of denunciation registered in accordance with the preceding articles.

ARTICLE 19. Whenever deemed necessary, the Governing Body of the International Labour Office shall present to the conference a report on the implementation of the Convention and shall examine the desirability of placing on the agenda of the conference question of its full or partial revision.
ARTICLE 20.

1. Should the Conference adopt a new Convention entailing a total or partial revision of this, and 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 16, provided that the new revising Convention has entered into force;
B) From the date of entry into force of the new revising Convention, this Convention shall cease to be open to ratification by members.
2. This Agreement shall continue in force in any case, in its actual form and content for those Members which have ratified and not ratified the revising Convention.

ARTICLE 21. The English and French versions of the text of this Convention are equally authoritative.
Certified copy and complete the Spanish text
the Director General of the International Labour Office:
FRANCISCO Maupain.
Legal Adviser, International Labour Office
.
The undersigned Head of the Legal Office (E.)
Ministry of Foreign Affairs DECLARES
:
That this faithful reproduction is taken photocopy of the certificate text, which rests in the Legal Office this Ministry.
Given in Santa Fe de Bogota, DC, on the twenty (21) days
of March in 1995 (1995).
The Chief Legal Office (E.)
SONIA PEREIRA PORTILLA.

CONVENTION 165 CONVENTION ON SOCIAL SECURITY
OF SEAFARERS (Revised)
The General Conference of the International Labour Organisation
convened at Geneva by the Governing Body of the International Labour Office, and having met in that city on 24 September 1987 at its seventy-fourth session;
Having decided upon the adoption of certain proposals concerning the protection of social security for seafarers, including serving on board ships other than their own country pavilion, which is the third item on the Order Day meeting and
having determined that these proposals shall take the form of an international Convention revising the Convention on the insurance of seafarers disease, 1936, and the Convention on social security seafarers 1946
adopts this ninth day of October in 1987 the following Convention, which may be cited as the convention on social security of seafarers (revised), 1987:
PART I. GENERAL PROVISIONS


ARTICLE 1o. For the purposes of this Convention:
a) The term "member" every member of the International Labour Organisation for which it is in force this Convention;
B) The term "legislation" includes all laws and regulations as well as the statutory provisions on social security;
C) The term "seafarers" means persons employed in any capacity on board a seagoing ship which is dedicated to the carriage of goods or passengers for commercial purposes, or be used for any other purpose trade or be a seagoing tug, with the exclusion of persons employed in:
i) small vessels including those primarily propelled by sail, with or without auxiliary motor;
Ii) vessels such as oil rigs and drilling platforms when not engaged in navigation;
The decision on ships and platforms referred to in paragraphs i) and ii) is the competent authority in each country after consultation with the most representative organizations of shipowners and seafarers;
D) The term "dependents" has the meaning which it has under national law;
E) The term "survivors" includes persons or recognized as such by the legislation under which benefits are awarded; however, if this legislation only considers survivors to people living in the home of the deceased, it is considered that this condition is fulfilled when the persons concerned have been mainly dependent on the deceased;
F) The term "competent Member" means the Member under whose legislation the person concerned can claim benefit;
G) The terms "residence" and "resident" refer to habitual residence;
H) The term "temporary resident" refers to a temporary stay;
I) The term "repatriation" of a marine transportation to a port that has the right to return, in accordance with the laws and regulations or collective agreements;
J) The term "non-contributory" applies to benefits the award does not depend on direct financial participation by the persons protected or the employer, or on a qualifying period in a professional activity;

K) The term "refugee" has the meaning given to it in article 1. of the Convention relating to the Status of Refugees, adopted on 28 July 1951, and paragraph 2o. Article 1o. the Protocol Relating to the Status of Refugees, adopted on 31 January 1967;
L) The term "stateless person) has the meaning given to it in article 1 of the Convention relating to the Status of Stateless Persons, adopted on 28 September 1954. ARTICLE 2.

.. | || 1. the Convention applies to all seafarers and, where applicable, to their dependents and their survivors.
2. to the extent it deems practicable, after consultation with representative organizations the fishing vessel owners and fishermen, the competent authority shall apply the provisions of this Convention to commercial maritime fishing.

the 3rd iTEM. Members are bound to comply with the provisions of article 9. or Article 11 on at least three of the following branches of social security:
a) medical Assistance;
b) sickness benefit;
c) unemployment benefits;
d) Old-age ;
e) benefits in case of work accident and occupational disease;
f) family benefits;
G) maternity benefits;
H) Disability benefits;
I) survival benefits, including at least one of the branches referred to in paragraphs c), d), e), h), i).

ARTICLE 4. Each Member shall specify at the time of ratification which branches are mentioned in article 3. for which accepts the obligations of article 9. or Article 11, and shall indicate separately for each specified branch, if it undertakes to apply to that branch the minimum standards of article 9. or the superior standards of Article 11.

The 5th ITEM. Each Member may subsequently notify the Director General of the International Labour Office to accept with effect from the date of notification obligations under this Convention in respect of one or more of the branches mentioned in article 3., Which is not specified and at the time of ratification, separately for each of these branches whether it undertakes to apply to that branch the minimum standards of article 9. or the superior standards of Article 11.

ARTICLE 6o. A Member may by notification to the Director General of the International Labour Office, and with effect from the date of notification, replace the application of the provisions of article 9. by the provisions of Article 11 in respect of any branch accepted.
PART II.

GUARANTEED PROTECTION GENERAL RULES

ARTICLE 7. The legislation of each Member shall provide for seafarers to which the law of that Member applies protection in social security no less favorable than that protects workers on the ground with respect to each of the security branches social mentioned in article 3., for which there is legislation in force.

Article 8. provision shall be made to coordinate the social security schemes in order to maintain rights in course of acquisition by a person who, ceasing to be covered by a special compulsory social security scheme of a Member to seafarers, enter in a corresponding scheme of that Member, applicable to workers on land or vice versa. MINIMUM STANDARD


Article 9. When a member is committed to implementing the provisions of this Article to any branch of social security, seafarers and, where applicable, their dependents and survivors who are protected by the law of that Member shall entitlement to social security benefits in respect of contingencies covered, conditions of award, level and duration, at least as favorable as those specified in the following provisions of the Convention on social security (minimum standards) Convention, 1952, for branch question, namely:
a) For the 8th medical care items, 10 (paragraphs 1, 2 and 3), 11 and 12 (paragraph 1);.
B) For sickness benefits, Articles 14, 16 (in conjunction with Articles 65, 66 or 67), 17 and 18 (paragraph 1);
C) For unemployment benefits, Articles 20, 22 (in conjunction with Articles 65, 66 or 67), 23 and 24;
D) For old-age benefits, Articles 26, 28 (in conjunction with Articles 65, 66 or 67), 29 and 30;
E) For benefits in case of accident and occupational disease, Articles 32, 34 (paragraphs 1, 2 and 4), 35, 36 (in conjunction with Articles 65 or 66) and 38;

F) For family benefits, Articles 40, 42, 43, 44 (in conjunction with Articles 66, when applicable) and 45;
G) For maternity benefits, Articles 47, 49 (paragraphs 1, 2 and 3), 50 (in conjunction with paragraphs 65 or 66), 51 and 52;
H) For invalidity benefits, Articles 54, 56 (in conjunction with árrafos 65, 66 or 67), 57 and 58;
I) For survivor benefits, Articles 60, 62 (in conjunction with Articles 65, 66 or 67), 63 and 64.

ARTICLE 10. For the purposes of compliance with the provisions of paragraphs a), b), c), d), g), (as it relates to medical care), h) or i) of Article 9 Member may take into account the protection resulting from insurance which under its law are not mandatory for seafarers when this insurance:
a) under the control of public authorities or administered jointly by the shipowners and seafarers, in accordance with prescribed rules;
B) covers a substantial proportion of the seafarers whose earnings do not exceed those of a skilled worker;
C) complies, in conjunction with other forms of protection, where appropriate, with the relevant provisions of the Convention on Social Security (Minimum Standards) Convention, 1952. SUPERIOR STANDARD


ARTICLE 11. When a Member has undertaken to apply the provisions of this Article to any branch of social security, seafarers and, where applicable, their dependents and survivors who are protected by the legislation of that Member shall be entitled to social security benefits in respect of contingencies covered, conditions of award, level and duration at least as favorable as those specified in the provisions listed below:
a) for the medical care, articles 7, paragraph a).; 8, 9,13, 15, 16 and 17 of the Medical Care and Sickness Benefits, 1969;
B) For sickness benefits, Article 7, paragraph b); 18, 21 (in conjunction with Articles 22, 23 or 24), 25 and 26 (1st and 3rd paragraphs..) Of the Medical Care and Sickness Benefits, 1969;
C) For old-age benefits, Articles 15, 17 (in conjunction with Articles 26, 27 or 28), 18, 19 and 29 (paragraph 1o.) Of the Convention on Invalidity, Old Age and Survivors, 1967 ;
D) For benefits in case of accident and occupational disease, Articles 6, 9 (paragraphs 2 and 3 (introductory sentence)), 10, 13 (in conjunction with Articles 19 or 20), 14 (together with articles 19 or 20), 15 (paragraph 1o.) 16, 17, 18 (paragraphs 1o. and 2nd.) (in conjunction with articles 19 or 20) and 21 (paragraph 1o.) of the Convention on benefits in case of accidents and professional diseases 1964;
E) For maternity benefits, articles 3. and 4o. the Convention on Maternity Protection (Revised), 1952;
F) For invalidity benefits, Articles 8., 10 (in conjunction with Articles 26, 27 or 28), 11, 12, 13 and 29 (paragraph 1o.) Of the Convention on invalidity benefits, old age and , 1967;
G) For survivor benefits, Articles 21, 23 (in conjunction with Articles 26, 27 or 28), 24, 25 and 29 (paragraph 1o.) Of the Convention on Invalidity, Old Age and Survivors, 1967 ;
H) For unemployment benefits and family benefit in any future agreement to establish superior to those specified in paragraphs c) and f) of article 9 standards., And, after its entry into force, the General Conference the International Labour Organization recognize applicable for the purposes of this section, by means of a protocol adopted in the context of a maritime point specially inscribed on its agenda.

ARTICLE 12. For the purposes of compliance with the provisions of paragraphs a), b), c), e), as it relates to health care, f), g) or h) (unemployment benefits ) of Article 11, a Member may take into account the protection resulting from those insurance under its Iegislación are not mandatory for seafarers when this insurance:
a) under the control of public authorities or they are jointly administered by the shipowners and seafarers, in accordance with prescribed rules;
B) covers a substantial part of the seafarers whose earnings do not exceed those of a skilled worker;
C) complies, in conjunction with other forms of protection, if any, the provisions of the agreements referred to in the abovementioned paragraphs of Article 11. PART III
. OWNER RESPONSIBILITY

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