Minister of Foreign Affairs
of 20 December. January 1981
the Convention for the medical examination of the eligibility of minors to employment
underground in mines (No. 124)
On 23 December 2005. June 1965 was on 49. meeting of the General Conference
The International Labour Organisation adopted the Convention concerning the medical examination
competence of minors to employment underground in mines (No. 124).
The ratification of the Convention by the Czechoslovak Socialist Republic was
written on 23 December 2005. April 1980 by the Director General of the International Office
work. According to article 7 of the Convention for the Czechoslovak
Socialist Republic entered into force on 23 September 2006. April 1981.
Czech translation of the text of the Convention shall be published at the same time.
Ing. Chňoupek v.r.
a medical examination of the eligibility of minors to employment under the ground in the
mines (No. 124)
The General Conference of the International Labour Organization,
that was convened by the Administrative Council of the International Labour Office in Geneva and
there met on 2 February 2005. June 1965 at its fortieth ninth meeting,
rozhodnuvši to adopt some of the proposals relating to the medical examination
eligibility for employment of young people below ground in mines that are
the fourth point of the agenda of the meeting,
in recognition of that Convention for the medical examination of minors (industry), 1946
that can be used for mines, provides that children and young people under eighteen years of age
they should not be admitted to employment in the industrial undertaking, unless after
a thorough medical examination they were recognised by competent to carry out
the work you have to be employed, that the permanent employment of the child or
the young person to eighteen years of age may continue only if there is
the medical examination at least once a year and that the national legal
the legislation should contain provisions for a further medical examination,
in recognition of the Convention further provides that for a job that high
endanger the health, to require medical examination eligibility
employment and its periodic repetition at least into the twenty-first year
age and that national legislation should determine or authorize appropriate
authority to determine employment or business group, to which this
provision applies, the
taking into account that due to the health threat arising from the
employment in the mines is the need to create international standards
require a medical examination and periodically repeated examination
fitness for employment underground in mines until the age of 21 years and determine the
the nature of these surveys, and
stanovivši that these standards will be take the form of an International Convention, it accepts
on 23 December 2005. June 1965 this Convention, which will be referred to as the Convention
a medical examination of minors (underground), 1965:
1 for the purposes of this Convention, the term "mine" means any undertaking, public
or private, engaged in the extraction of substances, stored beneath the surface of the Earth,
in which people are employed under the ground.
2 the provisions of this Convention relating to employment or work in
the mines also apply to employment and work in the quarries.
1 determining the eligibility of minors until 21 years to employment or
work underground in mines to require a thorough medical examination and
periodic recurring examination in periods of not more than one year.
2 it is possible to take other measures of medical supervision of teenagers
out of 18. and 21. a year ago, if the competent authority on the basis of medical
expressing the opinion that such measures are equivalent or more effective
than those referred to in paragraph 1 of this article and is discussed
and with the most representative organisations agreed with the
of employers and workers.
1 medical examinations provided for in article 2 should be:
and performed on the responsibility and) under the supervision of a qualified physician
approved by the competent authority; and
b) certified by the appropriate means.
2 at the first medical examination, and if it is considered necessary that the
medical point of view, even when following repeated examinations, will be
required x-rays of the lungs.
3 medical examinations required by this Convention may not be associated with the
any expenditure for the juvenile, even for their parents and guardians.
1 the competent authorities shall ensure the effective implementation of the provisions of this Convention
the necessary measures, including the establishment of an appropriate penalty.
2 each Member State which ratifies this Convention undertakes to
maintain an adequate inspection, supervising the implementation of the provisions of this
the Convention, or to verify that appropriate inspection is carried out.
3 national legislation shall specify the person responsible for compliance with the
the provisions of this Convention.
4 the employer shall retain, and be available for inspectors
the records containing the following information about any person under 21 years, which is
employed by or working under the Earth:
and) date of birth, if possible, duly authenticated;
(b)) the indication of the nature of the employment; and
(c) eligibility confirmation to report cards) of employment, which, however,
does not contain any medical data.
5 the employer is obliged to make available to the representatives of workers to
their request, the information referred to in paragraph 4 of this article.
Before setting the guidelines for the implementation of this Convention and before the
the adoption of the relevant measures, the competent authority in each country
discuss these questions with the most representative interested
the organisations of employers and workers.
The formal ratifications of this Convention shall be communicated to the Director-
The International Labour Office and written by him.
1 this Convention undertakes to only the Member States of the international organization
labour, whose ratification has been registered by the Director General.
2 shall take effect twelve months after the date the Director writes
the ratification of the two Member States.
3 for each of the other Member State, this Convention shall take effect twelve
months from the date on which its ratification has been registered.
1 each Member which has ratified this Convention may denounce it
After the expiration of ten years from the date on which this Convention first acquired
the effectiveness of written communication, the Director General of the International Office
work that is writes. Denunciation shall take effect one year after the date on which the
It was registered.
2 each Member State which has ratified this Convention and which does not apply
rights to terminate her under this article during the year following
the expiry of the period of ten years, as indicated in the previous paragraph, the
bound by the Convention for the next ten-year period and then it will be able to terminate
on the expiry of the 10-year period, under the conditions laid down in this
1 Director General of the International Labour Office shall notify all Member
States, the International Labour Organisation the ratification of, and writing all the testimony,
which the Member States shall communicate to the organization.
2 when will the Member States to communicate to the Organization the registration of the second ratification,
He has been notified, Member States shall notify the Director-General
Organization on the date when this Convention enters into force.
Director General of the International Labour Office shall notify the
the Secretary-General of the United Nations for registration in accordance with article 102 the Charter of the United
Nations full particulars of all ratifications and denunciations that enrolled
under the provisions of the preceding articles.
The Administrative Council of the International Labour Office, at any time it deems
required, shall submit to the General Conference a report on the implementation of the Convention
and examine whether it is advisable to put on the agenda of the General Conference
the question of its full or partial revision.
1 if the General Conference shall adopt a new Convention revising all or
partly this Convention and does not appoint a new Convention:
and the new Convention revising) the ratification by a Member State will result ipso jure
immediate denunciation of this Convention, notwithstanding the provisions of article 8, with the
subject to the new revising Convention enters into force;
(b)), from the time when the new revising Convention enters into force, this Convention
Member States shall cease to be open to ratification.
2 this Convention shall remain in force in its form and content for those
Member States which have ratified it, and that have not ratified the revising
The English and French texts of this Convention are equally authentic.