The Negotiation Of The Convention On The Elimination Of Forced Labour, 1957 (No. 105)

Original Language Title: o sjednání Úmluvy o odstranění nucené práce, 1957 (č. 105)

Read the untranslated law here:

Subscribe to a Global-Regulation Premium Membership Today!

Key Benefits:

Get a Day Pass for only USD$49.99.
231/1998 Coll.


Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Ministry of Foreign Affairs communicates, on 25 September 1995. June 1957 was in

Geneva to 40. meeting of the General Conference of the international organization

work accepted abolition of forced labour Convention, 1957 (No. 105).

With the Convention gave its assent, Parliament of the Czech Republic and approved by it

in accordance with article 39 paragraph 2. 4 of the Constitution of the United States as an international treaty

on human rights and fundamental freedoms as defined in article 10 of the Constitution

Of the Czech Republic. President of the Republic has ratified the Convention.

The ratification of the Convention on the Elimination of forced labour, 1957, Czech Republic

It was registered by the Director of the International Labour Office on 6.

August 1996.

Convention entered into force, pursuant to article 4, paragraph 2. 2 day 17.

January 1959, and for the Czech Republic entered into force in accordance with the

the wording of paragraph 3 of the same article on the day 6. August 22, 1997.

Czech translation of the Convention shall be published at the same time. To the English and

the French text of the Convention, which are decisive for its interpretation, can be

take a peek at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of labour and

Social Affairs.

Convention 105


concerning the abolition of forced labour, 1957

The General Conference of the International Labour Organization,

the Board convened in Geneva the International Labour Office, and there is

meeting of 5 November. June 1957 at its fortieth session,

přezkoumavši the question of forced labour, which constitutes the fourth point of the rules

agenda of the meeting, and

Bearing in mind the provisions of the forced labour Convention, 1930, and

Bearing in mind that the Slavery Convention, 1926, provides that they will be made

all the necessary measures to avoid the mandatory or compulsory

the work has developed in a state similar to slavery, and the Supplementary Convention on the

the abolition of slavery, the slave trade and institutions and practices similar to

slavery, 1956, provides for the complete abolition of the debt and the

serfdom, and

Noting that the Convention on the protection of wages, 1949, stipulates that the salary will be

paid regularly and prohibits methods of payment of wages, which deprive the

the worker's actual end his employment options, and

rozhodnuvši will take further suggestions regarding the repeal of certain

forms of forced or compulsory labour, which constitute a violation of the rights of

the man mentioned in the Charter of the United Nations and proclaimed in the universal

Declaration of human rights, and

stanovivši, that these proposals will take the form of an International Convention,

accepts this twenty-fifth day of June one thousand devítistého

fiftieth seventh this Convention, which may be described as the Convention on the

abolition of forced labour, 1957:

Article 1

^ 1), each Member of the international labour organisation which ratifies this

the Convention undertakes to suppress and not to make use of, in any form

forced or compulsory work:

and as a means of political coercion) or political education, or as a

the penalty for taking or expressing political views or opinions

ideologically opposing nastolenému political, social or

economic system,

(b)) as a method of mobilizing and using labour for purposes of

economic development;

(c)) as a means of labour discipline;

(d)) as a punishment for participation in strikes;

(e)) as a means of racial, social, ethnic or religious


Article 2

Each Member of the international labour organisation which ratifies this Convention,

undertakes that it shall take effective measures to ensure the immediate and complete

the abolition of forced or compulsory labour, as provided for in article 1 of this

of the Convention.

Article 3

The formal ratifications of this Convention shall be communicated to the Director-

The International Labour Office for registration.

Article 4

1. this Convention undertakes to only those members of the International Labour Organization,

whose ratification has been registered by the Director General.

2. the Convention shall enter into force 12 months after the date the Director-General

registers the ratifications of two members.

3. thereafter, this Convention shall enter into force for each additional Member 12

months after the date on which its ratification is registered.

Article 5

1. each Member which has ratified this Convention may denounce it after the

the expiry of ten years from the date of entry into force for the first time, the Act

forwarded to the Director-General of the International Labour Office that it

registers. Such denunciation shall take effect one year from the date of the


2. each Member which has ratified this Convention and which is within one

the year after the expiry of the 10-year period referred to in the preceding paragraph

does not make use of the right of dismissal provided for in this article, will be bound to the

a further period of ten years, and then will be able to denounce the Convention after

the end of each 10-year period, under the conditions laid down in this


Article 6

1. the Director General of the International Labour Office shall notify all members of the

The international labour organisation of the registration of all ratifications and denunciations

communicated to the members of the organization.

2. When notifying the members of the Organization of the registration of the second ratification,

He has been notified, notify the Director General of the Organization of the members

the date when this Convention enters into force.

Article 7

In accordance with article 102 of the Charter of the United Nations shall notify the Director-General

The International Labour Office to the Secretary-General of the United Nations to

full details of the registration of all ratifications and denunciations that acts

registered in accordance with the provisions of the preceding articles.

Article 8

Whenever the Administrative Council of the International Labour Office can be considered as

necessary, shall submit to the General Conference a report on the implementation of this Convention, and

consider if it is desirable to include on the agenda of the Conference the question of its full

or partial revision.

Article 9

1. If the Conference adopt a new Convention, which wholly or partly

revising this Convention, then, unless the new Convention provides otherwise,

and the ratification of the new revising Convention) of the Member State shall be ipso iure

refer to immediate termination of this Convention, notwithstanding the provisions of the above

referred to in article 5, with the proviso that the new revising Convention shall enter


(b)) of the date when the new revising Convention comes into force cease to be

This Convention is open to ratification by the members.

2. This Convention shall remain in force both in form and content for those

Members who have ratified the revising Convention, but neratifikovali.

Article 10

English and French versions of the text of this Convention are equally authentic.

The text that precedes, is an authentic text of the Convention duly adopted by the

The General Conference of the International Labour Organization during its

fortieth session, held in Geneva, and has been declared

completed on 27. June 1957.

In witness whereof we have connected their signature fourth of July 1957:

The President of the Conference:

Harold Holt in the r.

Director General of the International Labour Office:

David a. Morse, in r.

1) Member State of the International Labour Organisation.

Related Laws