Minister of Foreign Affairs
from day 4. June 1947
about the Act of amending the Constitution of the International Labour Organisation.
The General Assembly of the international labor organization has resolved on 5 July 2004.
at its 27 November 1945. meeting on the Act of amending the Constitution of the international
Organization of work, whose English translation and the English and the French text,
that are verified, shall be published in the annex.
The constituent National Assembly approved the Act of 13 June 2005. September 1946. The Act of
has been ratified by President of the Republic on 17. September 1946 and ratification
instrument deposited in the archives of the International Labour Organisation on 19 December. March
The Act has acquired pursuant to article 6, paragraph 2, of the effectiveness of 26 May. September
1946. The Act on that date have ratified or adopted the following States:
Afghanistan, Australia, Bolivia, Brazil, Costa Rica, Czechoslovakia,
China, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, Finland, Ethiopie,
France, Gronsko, Haiti, India, Iraq, Iran, Ireland, Italy, South Africa
The Eu, Canada, Colombia, Hungary, Luxembourg, Mexico, Netherlands,
Norway, New Zealand, Peru, Portugal, Greece, Siam, United Kingdom
Of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey and the
The original text of the Constitution of the International Labour Organisation is published in the
Peace Treaty of Versailles as part XIII this agreement under articles 387
up to 427 (no 217/1921 Coll.). In the Act, however, these articles are placed under the
numbers 1 to 41.
The Act of amending the Constitution of the International Labour Organisation.
The General Assembly of the international organization of work,
convened by the Administrative Council of the International Labour Office to Paris gathered at
its twenty-seventh meeting on 15 December. October 1945,
and rozhodnuvši usnésti without delay on a few amendments to the Constitution
The International Labour Organisation concerning the very urgent issues
contained in the fourth point of the agenda of the meeting, by a majority of 5 November.
November 1945 on this Act containing the amendments to the Constitution of the international
Organization of work, which will be called the Act of amending the Constitution of the international
Organization of the work of 1945;
In the last paragraph of the preamble to the Constitution of the Organization vsunují the word
"they agreed to" words "on this International Labour Organization Constitution".
1. paragraph 2 of the present article 1 of the Constitution of the Organisation will be replaced by the following
2. the members of the international organization of work will be States which were members of
Organization of day 1. November 1945, and such other States which become
members pursuant to the provisions of paragraphs 3 and 4 of this article.
3. any original member of the United Nations and any State which becomes a
a member of the United Nations by a resolution of the General Assembly under the provisions of
the Charter, may stand a member of international organization of work by shall communicate to the
the Director of the International Labour Office, formally accepting commitments
arising from the Constitution of the International Labour Organisation.
4. The General Assembly of the international organization of work can also accept
States members of the Organization of the vote, if the proposal is adopted by a two-thirds
a majority of the delegates present at the meeting, čítajíc in this two-thirds
Government delegates present and voting. Such acceptance shall take
effect as soon as the Government of a new Member shall notify the Director of the international
the Labour Office that formally accepts the obligations arising from the Constitution of the Organisation.
5. no member of the International Organization of the work of organisations
hath without announced their intention to the Director of the international
the Labour Office. Such notification shall take effect two years after the date of the
delivered to the Director, provided that, at that time a member has fulfilled all its
the financial obligations arising from its membership. If a member has ratified
an international labour Convention, does not have its performances over a period of
provided for in the Convention affect the validity of obligations that result from it, or
that are related to it.
6. where a State ceased to be a member of the Organisation, shall apply to its
again a member of the provisions of paragraph 3, after the case of paragraph 4
The current text of article 13 of the Constitution of the Organisation will be replaced by the following text:
1. the International Labour Organization may uzavříti with the United Nations
such financial and budgetary arrangements that will jeviti appropriate.
2. Until the negotiations on such arrangements were concluded or at a time when
such arrangements will not,
and each Member of the hraditi) will be the cost of the trip and stay their delegates and
their advisers, as well as their representatives, who will attend the meetings of the
Assembly after the case of the Administrative Council;
(b) all other costs) will be the International Labour Office and meetings
Assembly or the Board of Directors hraditi the Director of the International Labour Office
from the general funds of the international organization of work;
(c)) will be on measures relating to, the use and protection of the budget
The international organization of the work of the Assembly with a two thirds rozhodovati
a majority of the votes cast by the delegates present, and these measures will be
obsahovati the provisions of the budget and the schedule of expenses between the measures
members of the Organization will be approved by the Committee of government representatives.
3. the costs will be borne by the members of the International Organization of work according to the applicable
the provisions of paragraph 1 or 2 of subparagraph (c)) of this article.
4. A member of the Organization which is in arrears in the payment of its contributions
Organization, does not have the right to hlasovati in the Assembly, on the Administrative Board, in
any Committee, or in the choice of members of the Board, if the total of the
its arrears equals or exceeds the sum of the contributions to which is
must for the previous two full years. The Assembly may, however, permit
such a member to vote if it is convinced that the non-payment schemes
the circumstances on which the Member could not have an effect.
5. the Director of the International Labour Office is responsible to the Governing Board for
the proper use of funds by the international organization of work.
The current wording of article 36 of the Constitution, will be replaced by the present wording of the Organisation:
Amendments to this Constitution, which were adopted by the Assembly by a two thirds
a majority of the votes cast by the delegates present, shall take effect,
Once they have been ratified or accepted by two thirds of the members of the
Organisations, čítajíc in five of the eight members, who are represented in the
The Board as members of the industrially most important under the provisions of
paragraph 3 of article 7 of this Constitution.
Three copies of this Act concerning the amendment to the Constitution will be the official
signed by the Chairman of the Assembly, and the Director of the International Labour Office.
One of the principal will be deposited in the archives of the International Office
the work, one by the General Secretary of the League of Nations, and one for
General Secretary of the Organization of the United Nations. The Director shall deliver
a certified copy of the Act to each Member of the international organization of work.
1. formal ratification or acceptance of the amendment to the Constitution Act,
shall notify the Director of the International Labour Office, who shall notify the members of the
Organisations about how they got them.
2. this Act of amending the Constitution will take effect in accordance with the existing
the provisions of article 36 of the Constitution of the International Labour Organisation. If The Council
The League of Nations ceased to exist before this Act takes effect, becomes
an effective by shall be ratified or accepted by three-fourths of the members
3. When this Act enters into force, the changes contained in it will become
effective as amendments to the Constitution of the International Labour Organisation.
4. When this Act enters into force, it shall notify the Director of the international
all members of the International Labour Office, organization of work, the
Secretary of the Organization of the United Nations and all States which have signed the
the Charter of the United Nations.
This is the authentic text of the Act of amending the Constitution of the international organization of
the work of 1945, duly adopted by the General Assembly of the International
Organization of the work of the day 5. November 1945 on its twenty-seventh session
held in Paris, France.
The English and French versions of the text of this Act concerning the change of the Constitution have
the same weight.
The conscience we joined their signatures on 7 December. November 1945.
The President of the Assembly:
Deputy Director of the
The International Labour Office:
Edward J. Phelan.