On 23 February 2006 The Convention On Maritime Labour

Original Language Title: Par 2006.gada 23.februāra Konvenciju par darbu jūrniecībā

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The Saeima has adopted and the President promulgated the following laws: On 23 February 2006 Convention on maritime employment article 1. 23 February 2006 Convention on maritime employment (hereinafter referred to as the Convention) with this law is accepted and approved.
2. article. In accordance with the Convention in the general part of article II, paragraph 7, of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs announces the international employment office, Secretary-General of the Republic of Latvia, the decisions on the general part of the Convention article II, paragraphs 5 and 6.
3. article. Ministry of transportation provided to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the general part of the Convention article II, paragraphs 5 and 6 of the submission of the information provided for in the international employment office's Director-General.
4. article. The Convention's rules are implemented in the Republic of Latvia in accordance with the relevant competence of the institution provides the Ministry of transport, Ministry of welfare, the Ministry of health, the Ministry of Defense, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of education and science.
5. article. The Convention shall enter into force on its part VIII General within the time limit laid down in the article and in order, and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs shall notify the newspaper "journal".
6. article. The law shall enter into force on the day following its promulgation. With the law put the Convention in English and its translation into Latvian language.
The Parliament adopted the law of 7 April 2011.
President Valdis Zatlers in Riga V 2011 April 27 maritime LABOUR CONVENTION, 2006 of the General Conference of the International Labour Organization, Having been convened at Geneva by the Body of the International Labour Each Office, and having met in its Ninety-fourth Session on 7 February 2006, and to create a single (menu Rngton Line4), an instrument embodying as far coheren as possible all up-to-date standards of existing international maritime labour Convention and recommendations , as well as the fundamental principles to be found in other international labour Convention, in particular:-the Convention, 1930 Forced Labour (No. 29);
-the Freedom of Association and Protection of the right to organise Convention, 1948 (No. 87);
-the right to organise and Collective Bargaining Convention, 1949 (No. 98);
-the Equal Remuneration Convention, 1951 the (No. 100);
-Abolition of the Forced Labour Convention, 1957 (No. 105);
-the Discrimination (employment and Occupation) Convention, 1958 (No. 111);
-the minimum age Convention, 1973 (No. 138);
-the worst forms of Child Labour Convention, 1999 (No. 182); and Mindful of the core mandate of the Organization, which is to promote decent conditions of work, and Recalling the ILO Declaration on Fundamental principles and rights at Work, 1998, and Mindful also that seafarer with a covered by the provision of other ILO instruments and have other rights which are established as fundamental rights and freedom of all persons, the applicable and Considering that , given the global nature of the shipping industry, the seafarer need special protection, and also Mindful of the international standards on ship safety, human security and quality ship management in the International Convention for the Safety of life at sea, 1974, as amended, to the Convention on the International regulations for Preventing Collision at sea, 1972, as amended, and the seafarer training and competency requirements in the International Convention on standards of Training Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarer,, 1978, as amended, and Recalling that the United Nations Convention on the Law of the sea, 1982, sets out a general legal framework within which all activities in the oceans and seas must be carried out and is of strategic importanc as the basis for national, regional and global action and cooperation in the marine sector , and that its integrity needs to be maintained, and Recalling that article 94 of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the sea, 1982, establish the duties and obligations of a flag State with regard to, inter alia, labour conditions and social matters, crewing on ships that fly its flag, and Recalling paragraph 8 of article 19 of the Constitution of the International Labour Organisation which provides that in the case of the adoption of any Convention shall or Recommendations by the Conference or the ratification of any Convention by any Member, be deemed to be affec any law, award, custom or agreement which ensur more favourabl condition to the workers concerned than those provided for in the Convention or Recommendations, and Determined that this new instrument should be designed to secure the wides possible acceptability among the Governments of shipowner and seafarer, is committed to the principles of decent work , that it should be readily updateable and that it should lend itself to effective implementation and enforcement, and Having decided upon the adoption of certain proposals for the realizations of such an instrument, which is the only item on the agenda of the session, and Having determined that these proposals shall take the form of an international Convention;
adopts this twenty-third day of February of the year two thousand and six the following Convention, which may be cited as the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 General Obligation in article I 1. Each Member which to this Convention the undertak ratif to give complete effect to its provision in the manner set out in article VI in order to secure the right of all to decent seafarer employment.
2. Members shall cooperate with each other for the purpose of ensuring the effective implementation and enforcement of this Convention.
Definition and scope of Application article II 1. For the purpose of this Convention and unless provided otherwise in particular provision, the term: (a) competent authority means the minister, Government Department or other authority having power to issue and enforce regulations, orders or other instructions having the force of law in respect of the subject matter of the provision concerned;
(b) declaration of maritime labour compliance means the declaration referred to in Regulation 5.1.3;
(c) gross tonnage means the gross tonnage calculated in accordanc with the tonnage measurement regulations in Annex I to the led International Convention on tonnage measurement of ships, 1969, or any successors Convention; for ships covered by the tonnage measurement interim scheme adopted by the International Maritime Organization, the gross tonnage is that which is included in the remarks column of the International tonnage certificate (1969);
(d) maritime labour certificate means the certificate referred to in Regulation 5.1.3;
(e) the requirements of this Convention refer to the requirements in these articles and in the regulations and part A of the code of this Convention;
(f) seafarer means any person who is employed or engaged or works in any capacity on board a ship to which this Convention applies;
(g) the seafarer's employment agreement includes both a contract of employment and articles of agreement;
(h) seafarer recruitment and placement service means any person, company, institution, agency or other organization, in the public or the private sector, which is engaged in recruiting on behalf of the seafarer or shipowner placing seafarer with shipowner;
(i) ship means a ship other than one which navigate exclusively in inland waters or in waters within, or closely adjacent to, sheltered waters or areas where port regulations apply;
(j) shipowner means the owner of the ship or another organization or person, such as the manager, agent or a charterer, barebo who has assumed the responsibility for the operation of the ship from the owner and who, on assuming such responsibility, has agreed to take over the duties and responsibilities imposed on the shipowner in accordanc with this Convention, regardless_of of any other organization or person of whethers fulfil certain of the duties or to responsibiit on behalf of the shipowner.
2. Except as expressly provided otherwise, this Convention applies to all seafarer.
3. In the event of doubt as to the categories of persons any whethers to to be regarded as a seafarer for the purpose of this Convention, the question shall be determined by the competent authority in each Member after consultation with the shipowner and seafarer ' ' organizations concerned with this question.
4. Except as expressly provided otherwise, this Convention applies to all ships, publicly or privately owned, ordinarily whethers engaged in commercial activities, other than ships engaged in fishing or in similar pursuits and ships of traditional build such as dhow and junk. This Convention does not apply to fuels Pakistan or naval auxiliar.
5. In the event of doubt as to this Convention applies the whethers a ship or particular category of ships, the question shall be determined by the competent authority in each Member after consultation with the shipowner and seafarer ' ' organizations concerned.
6. Where the competent authority of determin that it would not be reasonable or practicabl at the present time to apply certain details of the Code referred to in article VI, paragraph 1, to a ship or particular categories of ships flying the flag of the Member, the relevant provision of the code shall not apply to the exten to that the subject matter is deal with differently by national laws or regulations or collective bargaining agreements or other measure. Such a determination may only be made in consultation with the shipowner and seafarer ' ' organizations concerned and may only be made with respect to ships of less than 200 gross tonnage not engaged in international voyages.
7. Any determination made by a Member under paragraph 3 or 5 or 6 of this article shall be communicated to the Director-General of the International Labour Office, who shall notify the members of the Organization.

8. Unless expressly provided otherwise, be a reference to this Convention the constitut at the same time a reference to the regulations and the code.
FUNDAMENTAL RIGHTS AND principles article III Each Member shall satisfy itself that the provision of its law and regulations respect, in the context of this Convention, the fundamental rights to: (a) freedom of association and the effective recognition of the right to collective bargaining;
(b) the elimination of all forms of forced or compulsory labour;
(c) the effective abolition of child labour; and (d) the elimination of discrimination in respect of employment and occupation.
SEAFARER ' employment AND SOCIAL RIGHTS of article IV 1. Every seafarer has the right to a safe and secure workplace that compl with safety standard to.
2. Every seafarer has a right to fair terms of employment.
3. Every seafarer has a right to decent working and living conditions on board ship.
4. Every seafarer has a right to health protection, medical care, welfare measure and other forms of social protection.
5. Each Member shall ensur, within the limits of its jurisdiction, that the seafarer ' employment and social rights set out in the preceding paragraphs of this article are fully implemented in accordanc with the requirements of this Convention. Unless you specified otherwise in the Convention, such implementation may be achieved through national laws or regulations, through applicable collective bargaining agreements or through other measure or in practice.
IMPLEMENTATION AND enforcement responsibilities article V 1. Each Member shall enforce the law implementations and or regulations or other measure of that it has adopted to fulfil its commitment under this Convention with respect to ships and seafarer under its jurisdiction.
2. Each Member shall effectively exercise its jurisdiction and control over ships that fly its flag by establishing a system for ensuring compliance with the requirements of this Convention, including regular inspection, reporting, monitoring and legal proceedings under the applicable law.
3. Each Member shall ensur that ships that fly its flag carry a maritime labour certificate and a declaration of maritime labour compliance as required by this Convention.
4. (A) A ship to which this Convention applies may, in accordanc with international law, be inspected by a Member other than the flag State, when the ship is in one of its ports, it is determin whethers the ship is in compliance with the requirements of this Convention.
5. Each Member shall effectively exercise its jurisdiction and control over seafarer recruitment and placement services, if these are established in its territory.
6. Each Member shall be prohibi violation of the requirements of this Convention and shall, in accordanc with international law, establish sanctions or require the adoption of a measure under the its of correctiv laws which are in violation of their adequat discourag such.
7. Each Member shall implementations that its responsibilities under this Convention in such a way as to ensur that the ships that fly the flag of any State that has not ratified this Convention do not receive more treatment than a favourabl the ships that fly the flag of any State that has ratified it. Regulations AND parts A AND B OF the code article VI 1. The regulations and the provision of part (A) of the code are mandatory. The provision of part B of the code are not mandatory.
2. Each Member of the undertak respect the rights and principles set out in the regulations and it implementations that each Regulation in the manner set out in the òàæó provision of part (A) of the code. In addition, the Member shall give due considerations to implementing its responsibilities in the manner provided for in part B of the code.
3. A Member which is not in a position to implementations that the rights and principles in the manner set out in part A of the code may, unless expressly provided for otherwise in this Convention, through provision Of (A) implementations in its laws and regulations or other measure which is substantially equivalent to the to the provision of part a. 4. For the sole purpose of paragraph 3 of this article , any law, regulation, collective agreement or other implementing measure shall be considered to be substantially equivalent, in the context of this Convention, if the Members to satisf itself that: (a) it is conduciv to the full achievement of the general object and purpose of the provision or provision of part A of the code concerned; and (b) it give's effect to the provision or provision of part A of the code concerned.
CONSULTATION WITH the SHIPOWNER AND SEAFARER ' ' organizations article VII Any derogation, exemption or other flexible application of this Convention for which the Convention requires consultation with the shipowner and seafarer ' ' organizations may, in cases where representative organizations of shipowner or of a seafarer do not exist within a Member, only be decided by that Member through consultation with the Committee referred to in article XIII. ENTRY into force article VIII 1. The formal ratification of this Convention shall be communicated to the Director-General of the International Labour Office for registration.
2. This Convention shall be binding only upon those members of the International Labour Organization whose ratification will have been registered by the Director-General.
3. This Convention shall come into force 12 months after the date on which there have been registered for ratification by at least 30 members with a total share in the world gross tonnage of ships of 33 per cent.
4. Thereafter, this Convention shall come into force for any Member 12 months after the date on which its ratification has been registered.
DENUNCIATION article IX 1. A Member which has ratified this Convention may denounc 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 does not, within the year following the expiration of the period of ten years mentioned in paragraph 1 of this article, exercise the right of denunciation provided for in this article, shall be bound for another period of ten years and, thereafter, may denounc this Convention at the expiration of each new period of ten years under the terms provided for in this article.
Effect OF ENTRY into force of article X this Convention of the following revisit Convention: minimum age (sea) Convention, 1920 (No. 7) to Unemployment Indemnity (Shipwrecks) Convention, 1920 (No. 8) the Placing of Seamen Convention, 1920 (No. 9) the Medical Examination of Young Persons (sea) Convention, 1921 (No. 16) Seamen's articles of agreement Convention, 1926 (No. 22) the Repatriation of Seamen Convention, 1926 (No. 23) officers ' Competency Certificates Convention , 1936 (No. 53) holidays with Pay (sea) Convention, 1936 (No. 54) Shipowner ' Liability (Sick and Injured Seamen) Convention, 1936 (No. 55) Sicknes insurance (sea) Convention, 1936 (No. 56) hours of Work and Manning (sea) Convention, 1936 (No. 57), the minimum age (sea) Convention (Revised), 1936 (No. 58) Food and Catering (ships ' Crew) Convention, 1946 (No. 68) Certification of ships ' Cook Convention, 1946 (No. 69) Social Security (Seafarer) Convention , 1946 (No. 70) Paid vacations (Seafarer) Convention, 1946 (No. 72) Medical Examination (Seafarer) Convention, 1946 (No. 73) the Certification of able Seamen Convention, 1946 (No. 74) Accommodation of Crew Convention, 1946 (No. 75) Wage, hours of Work and Manning (sea) Convention, 1946 (No. 76), Paid vacations (Seafarer) Convention (Revised), 1949 (No. 91) Accommodation of Crew Convention (Revised), 1949 (No. 92), Wags, hours of Work and Manning (sea) Convention (Revised) 1949 (No. 93), Wags, hours of Work and Manning (sea) Convention (Revised), 1958 (No. 109) Accommodation of Crew (Supplementary Provision) Convention, 1970 (No. 133) the Prevention of accidents (Seafarer) Convention, 1970 (No. 134) Continuity of employment (Seafarer) Convention, 1976 (No. 145) Seafarer ' Annual leave with Pay Convention, 1976 (No. 146), the Merchant Shipping (minimum standards) Convention, 1976 (No. 147) Protocol of 1996 to the Merchant Shipping (minimum standards) Convention , 1976 (No. 147) the Seafarer ' welfare Convention, 1987 (No. 163) Health Protection and Medical care (Seafarer) Convention, 1987 (No. 164), Social Security (Seafarer) Convention (Revised), 1987 (No. 165) Repatriation of the Seafarer Convention (Revised), 1987 (No. 166), Labour Inspection (Seafarer) Convention, 1996 (No. 178) recruitment and placement of Seafarer Convention, 1996 (No. 179) the Seafarer ' hours of Work and the Manning of ships Convention , 1996 (No. 180).
DEPOSITARY Functions Article XI 1. The Director-General of the International Labour Office shall notify all members of the International Labour Organization of the registration of all acceptance and ratification, denunciation under this Convention.
2. When the conditions provided for in paragraph 3 of article VIII have been fulfilled, the Director-General shall draw the attention of the members of the Organization to the date upon which the Convention will come into force.
Article XII the Director-General of the International Labour Office shall communicate to the Secretary-General of the United Nations for registration in accordanc with article 102 of the Charter of the United Nations full of all particular ratification, acceptance and denunciation registered under this Convention.
SPECIAL Committee Of TRIPARTIT Article Xiii 1. The Body of the International Labour Each Office shall keep the working of this Convention under continuous review through a Committee established by it with special competence in the area of maritime labour standards.

2. For matters to deal with in accordanc with this Convention, the Committee shall consis of two representatives nominated by the Government of each Member which has ratified this Convention, and the Shipowner and Seafarer representatives of appointed by Each of the Body after consultation with the Joint Maritime Commission.
3. The Government representatives of members which have not yet ratified this Convention may participat in the Committee but shall have no right to vote on any matter deals with in accordanc with this Convention. The Each Body may invite other organizations or entities to be represented on the Committee by an observer.
4. The Shipowner and Seafarer votes of each representative in the Committee shall be weighted so as to ensur that the Shipowner and the Seafarer ' group ' group each have half the voting power of the total number of Governments to which are represented at the meeting concerned and entitled to vote.
Amendment OF this CONVENTION article XIV 1. Amendments to any of the provision of this Convention may be adopted by the General Conference of the International Labour Organization in the framework of article 19 of the Constitution of the International Labour Organisation and the rules and procedures of the Organization for the adoption of the Convention. Amendments to the code may also be adopted following the procedures in Article XV. 2. In the case of members whose ratification of this Convention were registered before the adoption of the amendment, the text of the amendment shall be communicated to them for ratification.
3. In the case of other members of the Organization, the text of the Convention as amended shall be communicated to them for ratification in accordanc with article 19 of the Constitution.
4. An amendment shall be deemed to have been accepted on the date when there have been registered, the ratification of the amendment or of the Convention as amended, as the case may be, by at least 30 members with a total share in the world gross tonnage of ships of at least 33 per cent.
5. An amendment adopted in the framework of article 19 of the Constitution shall be binding only upon those members of the Organization whose ratification will have been registered by the Director-General of the International Labour Office.
6. For any Member referred to in paragraph 2 of this article, an amendment shall come into force 12 months after the date of acceptance referred to in paragraph 4 of this article or 12 months after the date on which its ratification of the amendment has been registered, whichever date is later.
7. Subject to paragraph 9 of this article, for members in paragraph 3 referred to of this article, the Convention as amended shall come into force 12 months after the date of acceptance referred to in paragraph 4 of this article or 12 months after the date on which their ratification of the Convention have been registered, whichever date is later.
8. For those members whose ratification of this Convention was registered before the adoption of an amendment but which have not ratified the amendment, this Convention shall remain in force without the amendment concerned.
9. Any Members whose ratification of this Convention is registered after the adoption of the amendment but, before the date referred to in paragraph 4 of this article may, in a declaration accompanying the instrument of ratification, specify that its ratification of the Convention relate to the without the amendment concerned. In the case of a ratification with such a declaration, the Convention shall come into force for the Member concerned 12 months after the date on which the ratification was registered. Where an instrument of ratification is not accompanied by such a declaration, or where the ratification is registered on or after the date referred to in paragraph 4, the Convention shall come into force for the Member concerned 12 months after the date on which the ratification was registered and, upon its entry into force in accordanc with paragraph 7 of this article , the amendment shall be binding on the Member concerned unless the amendment provides otherwise.
AMENDMENTS TO The Code Article XV 1. The code may be amended either by the procedure set out in article XIV or, unless expressly provided for otherwise, in accordanc with the procedure set out in the present article.
2. An amendment to the code may be proposed to the Director-General of the International Labour Office by the Government of any Member of the Organization or by the group of Shipowner representatives or the group of Seafarer representatives who have been appointed to the Committee referred to in article XIII. An amendment proposed by a Government must have been proposed by, or be supported by, at least five Governments of members that have ratified the Convention or by the group of Shipowner or Seafarer representatives referred to in this paragraph.
3. Having verified that the proposal for amendment meets the requirements of paragraph 2 of this article, the Director-General shall promptly communicate the proposal, accompanied by any comments or suggestions deemed appropriate, to all members of the Organization, with an invitation to them to transmit their observations or suggestions concerning the proposal within a period of six months or such other period (which shall not be less than three months nor more than nine months) prescribed by the Each Body.
4. At the end of the period referred to in paragraph 3 of this article, the proposal, accompanied by a summary of any observations or suggestions made under that paragraph, shall be transmitted to the Committee for considerations at a meeting. An amendment shall be considered adopted by the Committee if: (a) at least half the Governments of members that have ratified this Convention are represented in the meeting at which the proposal is considered; and (b) a majority of at least two-thirds of the Committee members vote in favour of the amendment; and (c) the majority of the votes of the compris in favour of at least half the Government voting power, half the Shipowner voting power and half the Seafarer voting power of the Committee members registered at the meeting when the proposal is put to the vote.
5. Amendments accordanc with an adopted in paragraph 4 of this article shall be submitted to the next session of the Conference for approval. Such approval shall require a majority of two-thirds of the votes cast by the members of the present. If such majority is not obtained, the proposed amendment shall be referred back to the Committee for reconsideration should the Committee so wish.
6. Amendments to approved by the Conference shall be notified by the Director-General to each of the members whose ratification of this Convention were registered before the date of such approval by the Conference. These members are referred to below as the ratifying Members. The notification shall contain a reference to the present article and shall the prescrib period for the communication of any formal disagreemen. This period shall be two years from the date of the notification unless, at the time of approval, the Conference has set a different period, which shall be a period of at least one year. (A) a copy of the notification shall be communicated to the other members of the Organization for their information.
7. An amendment approved by the Conference shall be deemed to have been accepted unless, by the end of the prescribed period, formal expressions of disagreemen have been received by the Director-General from more than 40 per cent of the members which have ratified the Convention and which represen not less than 40 per cent of the gross tonnage of the ships of the members which have ratified the Convention.
8. An amendment deemed to have been accepted shall come into force six months after the end of the prescribed period for all the ratifying Members except those which had formally expressed to their disagreemen in accordanc with paragraph 7 of this article and have not withdrawn such disagreemen in accordanc with paragraph 11. However: (a) before the end of the prescribed period , any ratifying Member may give notice to the Director-General that it shall be bound by the amendment only after a subsequent express notification of its acceptance; and (b) before the date of entry into force of the amendment, any ratifying Member may give notice to the Director-General that it will not give effect to that amendment for a specified period.
9. An amendment which is the subject of a notice referred to in paragraph 8 (a) of this article shall enter into force for the Member giving such notice six months after the Member has notified the Director-General of its acceptance of the amendment or on the date on which the amendment first comes into force, whichever date is later.
10. The period referred to in paragraph 8 (b) of this article shall not go beyond one year from the date of entry into force of the amendment or beyond any longer period determined by the Conference at the time of approval of the amendment.
11. A Member that has formally expressed disagreemen with an amendment may withdraw it at any time to disagreemen. If notice of such withdrawals is received by the Director-General after the amendment has entered into force, the amendment shall enter into force for the Member six months after the date on which the notice was registered.
12. After entry into force of an amendment, the Convention may only be ratified in its amended form.
13. To the exten to that (a) the maritime labour certificate relate to matters covered by an amendment to the Convention which has entered into force: (a) a Member that has accepted that amendment shall not be obliged to extend the benefit of the Convention in respect of the maritime labour certificates issued to ships flying the flag of another Member which:

(i) to paragraph 7 of pursuan this article, has formally expressed disagreemen to the amendment and has not withdrawn such disagreemen; or (ii) to paragraph 8 pursuan (a) of this article, has given notice that its acceptance is subject to its subsequent express notification and has not accepted the amendment; and (b) a Member that has accepted the amendment shall extend the benefit of the Convention in respect of the maritime labour certificates issued to ships flying the flag of another Member that has given notice, pursuan to paragraph 8 (b) of this article, that it will not give effect to that amendment for the period specified in accordanc with paragraph 10 of this article.
Language of the AUTHORITATIV article XVI the English and French versions of the text of this Convention are equally authoritativ.
EXPLANATORY NOTE TO the regulations AND code OF the maritime LABOUR CONVENTION 1. This explanatory note, which does not form part of the Maritime Labour Convention, is intended as a general guide to the Convention.
2. The Convention of compris three different but related parts: the articles, the regulations and the code.
3. The articles and regulations set out the core rights and principles and the basic obligation of members ratifying the Convention. The articles and regulations can only be changed by the Conference in the framework of article 19 of the Constitution of the International Labour Organisation (see article XIV of the Convention).
4. The code contains the details for the implementation of the regulations. It's About A compris (mandatory standards) and part B (non-mandatory guidelines). The code can be amended through the simplified procedure set out in Article XV of the Convention. Since the code relate to detailed implementation, amendments to it must remain within the general scope of the articles and regulations.
5. The regulations and the code are organized into general areas under five titles: title 1: minimum requirements for a seafarer to work on a ship title 2: conditions of employment title 3: Accommodation, recreational facilities, food and catering Title 4: Health protection, medical care, welfare and social security protection title 5: compliance and enforcement 6. Each title contains groups of a particular provision relating to a right or principle (or enforcement measure in title 5) , with connected numbering. The first group in title 1, for example, consist of Regulation 1.1, Standard, and guideline 1.1 (B) (A) 1.1, relating their minimum age.
7. The Convention has three underlying purpose: (a) to lay down, in its articles and regulations, a firm set of rights and principles;
(b) to allow, through the code, a degree of flexibility in considerabl the way members implementations that those rights and principles; and (c) the title, ensur through 5, that the rights and principles are properly complied with and enforced.
8. There are two main areas for flexibility in implementation: one is the possibility for a Member, where not cessary (see article VI, paragraph 3), to give effect to the detailed requirements of part A of the code through substantial equivalenc (as defined in article VI, paragraph 4).
9. The second area of flexibility in implementation is provided by formulating the mandatory requirements of many provision in part A in a more general way, leaving a wider scope for the for discretion as to the precise action to be provided for at the national level. In such cases, guidance on implementation is given in the non-mandatory part B of the code. In this way, members which have ratified this Convention can ascertain the kind of action that might be expected of them under the general obligation in part A, òàæó, as well as action that would not cessarily be required. For example, Standard A 4.1 requires all ships to provide prompt access to the medicines for medical care cessary on board ship (paragraph 1 (b)) and to carry a medicine chest (paragraph 4 (a)). The fulfilmen in good faith of this latter obligation clearly means something more than simply having a medicine chest on board each ship. A more precise indication of what is involved is provided in the òàæó guideline (B) 4.1.1 (paragraph 4) so as to ensur that the contents of the chest are properly stored, used and maintained.
10. Members which have ratified this Convention are not bound by the guidance concerned and, as indicated in the provision in title 5 on port State control inspection will deal only with, would the relevant requirements of this Convention (articles, regulations and the standards in part A). However, members with required under paragraph 2 of article VI to give due considerations to implementing their responsibilities under part A of the code in the manner provided for in part (B). If, having duly considered the relevant guidelines, a Member decide to provide for different arrangements in which ensur the proper storage, use and maintenance of the contents of the medicine chest , to take the example given above, as required by the Standard in part (A), then that is acceptabl ... On the other hand, by following the guidance provided in part B, the Member concerned, as well as the ILO bodies responsible for reviewing implementation of international labour Convention, can be sure without further considerations that the arrangements the Member has provided for with the adequat it implementations that the responsibilities under part (A) to which the guideline relate.
The regulations AND the code title 1. Minimum requirements FOR a SEAFARER TO WORK ON A SHIP Regulation 1.1-minimum age Regulations purpose: To ensur that from under-age persons work on a ship From 1 person below the minimum age shall be employed or engaged or work on a ship.
2. The minimum age at the time of the initial entry into force of this Convention is 16 years.
3. A higher minimum age shall be required in the set of circumstanc out in the code.
Standard Standard A 1.1-minimum age 1. The employment, engagement or work on board a ship of any person under the age of 16 shall be prohibited.
2. Night work of seafarer under the age of 18 shall be prohibited. For the purpose of this Standard, shall be defined in accordanc night with national law and practice. It shall cover a period of at least nine hours starting from later than midnight and ending from the earlier than 5 a.m. 3. An exception to strict compliance with the night work restriction may be made by the competent authority when: (a) the effective training of the seafarer is concerned, in accordanc with established programmes and schedules, would be impaired; or (b) the specific nature of the duty or a recognized training programme requires that the seafarer is covered by the exception perform duties at night and the authority, after consultation with the determin the shipowner and seafarer ' ' organizations concerned, that the work will not be detrimental to their health or well-being.
4. The employment, engagement or work of seafarer under the age of 18 shall be prohibited where the work is likely to jeopardiz of their health or safety. The type of such work shall be determined by national laws or regulations or by the competent authority, after consultation with the shipowner and seafarer ' ' organizations concerned, in accordanc with relevant international standards.
Guideline guideline 1.1 B-minimum age 1. When regulating working and living conditions, members should give special attention to the needs of young persons under the age of 18. Regulation Regulation 1.2 – Medical certificate purpose: To ensur that all medically fit with the seafarer to perform their duties at sea 1 Seafarer shall not work on a. a ship unless certified as medically ut300r2u is fit to perform their duties.
2. can only be permitted Exception as prescribed in the code.
Standard Standard A 1.2-Medical certificate 1. The competent authority shall require that, prior to beginning work on a ship, seafarer hold a valid medical certificate attesting that they are medically fit to perform the duties they are to carry out at sea.
2. In order to ensur that medical certificates genuinely reflec the seafarer ' State of health, in light of the duties they perform it, with the competent authority shall, after consultation with the shipowner and seafarer ' ' organizations concerned, and giving due considerations to applicable international guidelines referred to in part B of this code, the prescrib nature of the medical examination and certificate.
3. This Standard is without prejudice to the International Convention on standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping, 1978, as for Seafarer amended (STCW). A medical certificate issued in accordanc with the requirements of STCW shall be accepted by the competent authority, for the purpose of Regulation 1.2 (A) a medical certificate meeting the substance of those requirements, in the case of a seafarer not covered by STCW, shall similarly be accepted.
4. The medical certificate shall be issued by a duly qualified medical practitioner or, in the case of a certificate solely concerning a person, by recognised eyesigh by the competent authority as qualified to issue such a certificate. The practitioner must enjoy full professional independence in exercising their medical judgement in undertaking medical examination procedures.
5. the Seafarer that have been refused a certificate or have had a the limitations imposed on their ability to work, in particular with respect to time, field of work or trading area, shall be given the opportunity to have a further examination by another independent medical practitioner or by an independent medical referee.
6. Each medical certificate shall state in particular that: (a) the hearing and sight of the seafarer concerned, and the colour vision in the case of a seafarer to be employed in capacities where fitness for the work to be performed is the liabl to be affected by defective colour vision, are all satisfactory; and

(b) the seafarer concerned is not suffering from any medical condition likely to be aggravated by service at sea or to render the seafarer unfi for such service or to endanger the health of other persons on board.
7. Unless a shorter period is required by reason of the specific duties to be performed by the seafarer concerned or is required under STCW: (a) a medical certificate shall be valid for a maximum period of two years unless the seafarer is under the age of 18, in which case the maximum period of validity shall be one year;
(b) a certification of colour vision shall be valid for a maximum period of six years.
8. In urgent cases the competent authority may permit a seafarer to work without a valid medical certificate until the next port of call where the seafarer can obtain the a medical certificate from a qualified medical practitioner, provided that: (a) the period of such permission does not exceeds 100 three months; and (b) the seafarer concerned is in possession of an expired medical certificate of recent date.
9. If the period of validity of a certificate expires in the course of a voyage, the certificate shall continue in force until the next port of call where the seafarer can obtain the a medical certificate from a qualified medical practitioner, provided that the period shall not exceeds 100 three months.
10. The medical certificates for seafer working on ships ordinarily engaged in one international voyages must as a minimum be provided in English.
Guideline guideline 1.2-B Medical certificate guideline 1.2.1 B-International guidelines 1. The competent authority, medical practitioner, examiner, shipowner, seafarer ' representatives and all other persons concerned with the conduct of medical fitness examination of candidate and seafarer serving seafarer should follow the ILO/WHO guidelines for Conducting pre-se and Periodic Medical fitness Examination for Seafarer, including any subsequent version, and any other applicable international guidelines published by the International Labour Organization, the International Maritime Organization or the World Health Organization.
Regulations Regulation 1.3 – Training and qualifications purpose: To ensur that seafarer with a trained or qualified to carry out their duties on board ship shall not work 1 of Seafarer on a ship unless they are trained or certified in as competent or otherwise qualified to perform their duties.
2. a Seafarer shall not be permitted to work on a ship unless they have successfully completed the training for personal safety on board ship.
3. Training and certification in accordanc with the mandatory instruments adopted by the International Maritime Organization shall be considered as meeting the requirements of paragraphs 1 and 2 of this Regulation.
4. Any Member which, at the time of its ratification of this Convention, was bound by the Certification of able Seamen Convention, 1946 (No. 74), shall continue to carry out the obligations under that Convention unless and until provision of the mandatory covering its subject matter have been adopted by the International Maritime Organization and entered into force, or until five years have elapsed since the entry into force of this Convention in accordanc with paragraph 3 of article VIII , whichever date is earlier.
Regulation 1.4 – recruitment and placement purpose: To ensur that seafarer have access to an efficient and well-regulated seafarer recruitment and placement system 1. All of the seafarer shall have access to an efficient, adequat and accountabl system for finding employment on board ship without charge to the seafarer.
2. Seafarer recruitment and placement services operating in a Member's territory shall conform to the standards set out in the code.
3. Each Member shall require, in respect of a seafarer who work on ships that fly its flag, that shipowner who use seafarer recruitment and placement services that are based in countries or territories in which this Convention does not apply, ensur that those services conform to the requirements set out in the code.
Standard A1.4 – recruitment and placement 1. Each Members that operate a public seafarer recruitment and placement service shall ensur that the service is operated in an orderly manner that protects and promotes the seafarer ' employment rights as provided in this Convention.
2. Where a Member has private seafarer recruitment and placement services operating in its territory whose primary purpose is the recruitment and placement of the seafarer or which recruit and place a significant number of seafarer, they shall be operated only in conformity with a standardized system of licensing or certification or other form of regulation. This system shall be established, modified or changed only after consultation with the shipowner and seafarer ' ' organizations concerned. In the event of doubt as to this Convention applies the whethers a private recruitment and placement service, the question shall be determined by the competent authority in each Member after consultation with the shipowner and seafarer ' ' organizations concerned. The proliferation of private seafarer Undu recruitment and placement services shall not be encouraged.
3. The provision of paragraph 2 of this Standard shall also apply – to the exten to that determined by ut300r2u the competent authority, in consultation with the shipowner and seafarer ' ' organizations concerned, to be appropriate-in the context of recruitment and placement services operated by a seafarer ' organization in the territory of the Member for the supply of seafarer who by national of that Member of the ships which fly the flag for it. The services covered by this paragraph are those fulfilling the following conditions: (a) the recruitment and placement service is operated to a collective bargaining pursuan agreement between that organization and a shipowner;
(b) both the seafarer and the shipowner ' organization with based in the territory of the Member;
(c) the Member has national laws or regulations or a procedure to register the authoriz or collective bargaining agreement permitting the operation of the recruitment and placement service; and (d) the recruitment and placement service is operated in an orderly manner and measure with the in place to protect and promote the rights of the seafarer's employment comparabl to those provided in paragraph 5 of this Standard.
4. Nothing in this Standard or Regulation 1.4 shall be deemed to: (a) prevent a Member from maintaining a free public seafarer recruitment and placement service for seafarer in the framework of a policy to meet the needs of the seafarer and shipowner, whethers the service forms part of or is coordinated with a public employment service for all workers and employers; or (b) the impost on a Member the obligation to establish a system for the operation of private seafarer recruitment or placement services in its territory.
5. A Member adopting a system referred to in paragraph 2 of this Standard shall, in its laws and regulations or other measure, at a minimum: (a) the seafarer recruitment and prohibi placement services from using means, mechanisms or lists intended to prevent or deter seafarer from gaining employment for which they are qualified;
(b) require that of fe or other charges for seafarer recruitment or placement or for providing employment to the seafarer is borne directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, by the seafarer, other than the cost of the seafarer obtaining a national statutory medical certificate, the national seafarer's book and a passport or other similar personal travel documents, not including, however , the cost of all, which shall be borne by the shipowner; and (c) ensur that seafarer recruitment and placement services operating in its territory: (i) maintain an up-to-date register of all of the seafarer recruited or placed through them, to be available for inspection by the competent authority;
(ii) make sure that the seafarer informed of their rights to and duties under their employment agreements prior to or in the process of engagement and that proper arrangements are made for a seafarer to examin the their employment agreements before and after they are signed and for them to receive a copy of the agreements;
(iii) verify that a seafarer recruited or placed by them are qualified and hold the documents not for the job concerned, cessary and that the seafarer ' employment agreements with in accordanc with applicable laws and regulations and any collective bargaining agreement that forms part of the employment agreement;
(iv) make sure, as far as practicabl, that the shipowner has the means to protect seafarer from being stranded in a foreign port;
(v) the examin and responds to any complaint concerning their activities and advise the competent authority of any unresolved complaint;
(vi) establish a system of protection, by way of insurance or an equivalent appropriate measure, to the seafarer for compensat monetary loss that they may incur as a result of the failure of a recruitment and placement service or the relevant shipowner under the seafarer ' employment agreement to meet its obligations to them.
6. The competent authority shall closely and control all seafarer supervis recruitment and placement services operating in the territory of the Member concerned. Any license or certificate or similar authorization for the operation of private services in the territory are granted or renewed stands out among only after verification that the seafarer recruitment and placement service concerned meets the requirements of national laws and regulations.
7. The competent authority shall ensur that the machinery and procedure of adequat exist for the investigation, if not cessary, of complaints concerning the activities of seafarer recruitment and placement services, involving, as appropriate, representatives of the shipowner and seafarer.

8. Each Member which has ratified this Convention shall, in so far as practicabl, advise its nationals on the possible problems of signing on a ship that flies the flag of a State which has not ratified the Convention, until it is satisfied that standards equivalent to those fixed by this Convention are being applied. The measure taken to this effect by the Member that has ratified this Convention shall not be in contradiction with the principles of free movement of workers stipulated by the treats to which the two States concerned may be parties.
9. Each Member which has ratified this Convention shall require the shipowner of a ship that fly its flag, who use seafarer recruitment and placement services based in countries or territories in which this Convention does not apply, as far as ensur, practicabl, that those services meet the requirements of this Standard.
10. Nothing in this Standard shall be understood as diminishing the obligations and responsibilities of the shipowner or of a Member with respect to ships that fly its flag.
Guideline guideline B 1.4-recruitment and placement guideline 1.4.1 B-Organizational and operational guidelines 1. When fulfilling its obligations under Standard A1.4, paragraph 1, the competent authority should consider: (a) taking the cessary to "promote effective cooperation among seafarer recruitment and placement services, public or private whethers;
(b) the needs of the maritime industry at both the national and international levels, when developing training programmes for the seafarer that form part of the ship's crew that is responsible for the ship's safe navigation and pollution prevention operations, with the participation of shipowner, seafarer and the relevant training institutions;
(c) the making of arrangements for the suitabl cooperation of shipowner and seafarer representative ' ' organizations in the organization and operation of the public seafarer recruitment and placement services, where they exist;
(d) determining, with due regard to the right to privacy and the need to protect confidentiality, the conditions under which a seafarer ' personal data may be processed by seafarer recruitment and placement services including the collection, storage, combination and communication of such data to third parties;
(e) maintaining an through for the collection and analysis of all relevant information on the maritime labour market, including the current and prospective supply of seafarer that work as crew classified by age, sex, rank and qualifications, and the industry's requirements, the collection of data on age or sex being admissibl only for statistical purpose or if used in the framework of a programme to prevent discrimination based on age or sex;
(f) ensuring that the staff responsible for the supervision of public and private seafarer recruitment and placement services for ship's crew with responsibility for the ship's safe navigation and pollution prevention operations have had training, adequat including approved sea-service experience, and have relevant knowledge of the maritime industry, including the relevant maritime international instruments on training, certification and labour standards;
(g) prescribing operational standards and adopting codes of conduct and ethical practices for seafarer recruitment and placement services; and (h) exercising supervision of the licensing or certification system on the basis of a system of quality standards.
2. In establishing the system referred to in Standard A1.4, paragraph 2, each Member should consider requiring seafarer recruitment and placement services established in the territory to develop it, and maintain the operational must be verifiabl practices. These operational practices for private seafarer recruitment and placement services and, to the exten that they be with the applicable, for public seafarer recruitment and placement services should address the following matters: (a) a medical examination, the seafarer ' identity documents and such other items as may be required for the seafarer to gain employment;
(b) maintaining, with due regard to the right to privacy and the need to protect confidentiality, full and complete records of the seafarer is covered by their recruitment and placement system, which should include but not be limited to: (i) the seafarer ' qualifications;
(ii) records of employment;
(iii) personal data relevant to employment; and (iv) medical data relevant to employment;
(c) maintaining up-to-date lists of the ships for which the seafarer recruitment and the placement services provide seafarer and ensuring that there is a means by which the services can be contacted in an emergency at all hours;
(d) procedures to ensur that seafarer is not subject to exploitation by the seafarer recruitment and placement services or their personnel with regards to the offer of engagement on particular ships or by particular companies;
(e) procedures to prevent the opportunities for exploitation of the seafarer arising from the issue of joining or any other advance financial transaction between the shipowner and the seafarer in the which the seafarer by handled by recruitment and placement services;
(f) clearly publicizing costs, if any, which the seafarer will be expected to bear in the recruitment process;
(g) ensuring that any seafarer with a particular condition is advised of applicable to the job for which they are to be engaged and of the particular shipowner's policies relating to their employment;
(h) procedures which with in accordanc with the principles of natural justice for dealing with cases of incompetenc or indisciplin is consistent with national law and practice and, where applicable, with collective agreements;
(i) procedures to ensur, as far as practicabl, that all mandatory certificates and documents submitted for employment with up to date and have not been fraudulently obtained and that employment references are verified;
(j) procedures to ensur that requests for information or advice by families of seafarer while the seafarer with at sea to deal with promptly and sympathetically and at no cost; and (k) verifying that labour conditions on ships where the seafarer with placed with in conformity with applicable collective bargaining agreements concluded between a shipowner and a representative seafarer organization and, as a ' matter of policy, supplying only the shipowner seafarer that offer terms and conditions of employment of the seafarer which comply with applicable laws or regulations or collective agreements.
3. the Considerations should be given to encouraging international cooperation between members and relevant organizations, such as: (a) the systematic exchange of information on the maritime industry and labour market on a bilateral, regional and multilaterals basis;
(b) the exchange of information on maritime labour standards;
(c) the harmonization of policies, working methods and legislation each time the recruitment and placement of the seafarer;
(d) the improvement of procedures and conditions for the international recruitment and placement of the seafarer; and (e) workforce planning, taking account of the supply of and demand for the seafarer and the requirements of the maritime industry.
Title 2. CONDITION OF Employment Regulations Regulations 2.1-Seafarer ' employment agreements purpose: To ensur that seafarer will have a fair employment agreement 1. The terms and conditions for employment of a seafarer shall be set out or referred to in a clear written legally enforceabl agreement and shall be consistent with the standards set out in the code.
2. Seafarer employment agreements ' shall be agreed to by the seafarer under conditions which ensur that the seafarer has an opportunity to review and seek advice on the terms and conditions in the agreement and freely accept for them before signing.
3. To the exten to compatible with the Member's national law and practice, seafarer employment agreements ' shall be understood to incorporat any applicable collective bargaining agreements.
Standard Standard A 2.1-Seafarer employment agreements ' 1. Each Member shall adop law or regulations requiring that ships that fly its flag comply with the following requirements: (a) a seafarer working on ships that fly its flag shall have a seafarer ' employment agreement signed by both the seafarer and the shipowner or a representative of the shipowner (or, where they are not employees , evidence of contractual or similar arrangements) providing them with decent working and living conditions on board the ship as required by this Convention;
(b) the seafarer in signing a seafarer ' employment agreement shall be given an opportunity to examin and seek advice on the agreement before signing, as well as such other facilities as are the cessary ensur it not that they have freely entered into an agreement with (a) a sufficient understanding of their rights and responsibilities;
(c) the shipowner and seafarer concerned the shall each have a signed original of the seafarer ' employment agreement;
(d) shall be taken of the "ensur that clear information as to the conditions of their employment can be easily obtained on board by seafarer, including the ship's master, and that such information, including (a) a copy of the seafarer ' employment agreement, is also accessible for review by officers of a competent authority, including those in ports to be visited; and (e) the seafarer shall be given a document containing a record of their employment on board the ship.
2. Where a collective bargaining agreement forms all or part of a seafarer ' employment agreement, a copy of that agreement shall be available on board. Where the language of the seafarer ' employment agreement and any applicable collective bargaining agreement is not in English, the following shall also be available in English (except for ships engaged only in domestic voyages): (a) a copy of a standard form of the agreement; and

(b) the portions of the collective bargaining agreement that are subject to a port State inspection under Regulation 5.2.3. The document referred to in paragraph 1 (e) of this Standard shall not contain any statement as to the quality of the work or the seafarer ' s their WAGs. The form of the document, the particular to be recorded and the manner in which such particular with to be entered, shall be determined by national law.
4. Each Member shall adop law and regulations specifying the matters that are to be included in all seafarer ' employment agreements governed by its national law. ' Seafarer employment agreements shall in all cases contain the following in particular: (a) the seafarer's full name, date of birth or age, and birthplac;
(b) the shipowner's name and address;
(c) the place where and date when the seafarer ' employment agreement is entered into;
(d) the capacity in which the seafarer is to be employed;
(e) the amount of the seafarer's WAGs or, where applicable, the formula used for calculating them;
(f) the amount of paid annual leave or, where applicable, the formula used for calculating it;
(g) the termination of the agreement and the conditions thereof, including: (i) if the agreement has been made for an indefinite period, the conditions entitling either party to terminate it, as well as the required notice period, which shall not be less for the shipowner than for the seafarer;
(ii) if the agreement has been made for a definit period, the date fixed for its expiry; and (iii) if the agreement has been made for a voyage, the port of destination and the time which has it expires after arrival before the seafarer should be discharged;
(h) the health and social security protection benefits to be provided to the seafarer by the shipowner;
(i) the seafarer's entitlement to repatriation;
(j) reference to the collective bargaining agreement, if applicable; and (k) any other particular in which national law may require.
5. Each Member shall adop law or regulations establishing minimum notice periods to be given by the seafarer and shipowner for the early termination of a seafarer ' employment agreement. The duration of these minimum periods shall be determined after consultation with the shipowner and seafarer ' ' organizations concerned, but shall not be shorter than seven days.
6. A notice period shorter than the minimum may be given in which the recognised under the circumstanc national law or regulations or applicable collective bargaining agreements as justifying termination of the employment agreement at shorter notice or without notice. In determining those, each Member shall circumstanc ensur that the need of the seafarer to terminate, without penalty, the employment agreement on shorter notice or without notice for compassionat or other urgent reasons is taken into account.
Guideline guideline 2.1-B ' Seafarer employment agreements guideline B 2.1.1-Record of employment 1. In determining the particular to be recorded in the record of employment referred to in Standard A, paragraph 1 (e) 2.1, each Member should ensur that this document contains sufficient information, with a translation in English, to the acquisition of further facilitat works or to satisfy the sea-service requirements for upgrading or promotion. (A) the seafarer ' discharge book may satisfy the requirements of paragraph 1 (e) of that Standard.
Regulations Regulations 2.2-purpose of The Wags: ensur that seafarer with paid for their services by the seafarer shall be 1. All paid for their work regularly and in full in accordanc with their employment agreements.
Standard Standard A 2.2-1. Each Member shall Wab require that payments due to the seafarer working on ships that fly its flag are made at intervals of greater than monthly and in accordanc with any applicable collective agreement.
2. the Seafarer shall be given a monthly account of the payments due and the non paid, including Waga, additional payments and the rate of Exchange used where payment has been made in a currency or at a rate different from the one agreed it.
3. Each Member shall require that shipowner take measure, such as those set out in paragraph 4 of this Standard, to provide it with a seafarer means transmit all or part of their earnings to their families or dependant or legal beneficiar.
4. Measure to ensur that seafarer with able to transmit their earnings to their families include: (a) a system for enabling seafarer, at the time of their entering employment or during it, to all, if they so desire, a proportion of their wage for remittanc at regular intervals to their families by bank transfers or similar means; and (b) a requirement that allotment should be remitted in due time and directly to the person or persons nominated by the seafarer.
5. Any charge for the service under paragraphs 3 and 4 of this Standard shall be reasonable in amount, and the rate of currency exchange, unless otherwise provided, shall be, in accordanc with national laws or regulations, be at the prevailing market rate or the official published rate and not unfavourabl to the seafarer.
6. Each Member that adopts national laws or regulations of each seafarer ' WAGs shall give due considerations to the guidance provided in part B of the code.
Guideline guideline Guideline B2.2-Wags-B 2.2.1-Specific definition 1. For the purpose of this guideline, the term: (a) able seafarer means any seafarer who is deemed competent to perform any duty which may be required of a rating serving in the deck department, other than the duties of a supervisory or specialist rating, or who is defined as such by national laws , regulations or practice, or by collective agreement;
(b) basic pay or wage-means the pay, however composed, for normal hours of work; It does not include payments for the bonuses, overtim worked, allowance, paid leave or any other additional remuneration;
(c) consolidated by means of a wage or salary which wags includes the basic pay and other pay-related benefits; a consolidated wage may include compensation for the all the days which the overtim worked and all other pay-related benefits, or it may include only certain benefits in a partial consolidation;
(d) hours of work means time during which a seafarer is required to do work on account of the ship;
(e) the mean time overtim worked in excess of the normal hours of work. Guideline 2.2.2 (B)-Calculation and payment 1. For a seafarer whose remuneration includes separate compensation for overtim has worked: (a) for the purpose of calculating WAGs, the normal hours of work at sea and in port should note 12 eight hours per day;
(b) for the purpose of calculating overtim, the number of normal hours per week covered by the basic pay or wage prescribed by national law should be of or regulations, if not determined by collective agreements, but should note 12 48 hours per week; collective agreements may provide for a different but not less a favourabl treatment;
(c) the rate or rates of compensation for overtim, which should be not less than one and one-quarter times the basic pay or wage per hour, should be prescribed by national laws or regulations or by collective agreements, if applicable; and (d) the records of all the worked should be maintained by overtim the master, or a person assigned by the master, and endorsed by the seafarer at monthly intervals of greater than.
2. For a seafarer whose fully or partially with the WAGs consolidated: (a) the seafarer ' employment agreement should specify clearly, where appropriate, the number of hours of work expected of the seafarer in return for this remuneration, and any additional allowance-which might be due in addition to the consolidated wage, and in which circumstanc;
(b) where extended forecast overtim is payable for hours worked in excess of those covered by the consolidated wage, the extended forecast rate should be not less than one and one-quarter times the basic rate òàæó to the normal hours of work as defined in paragraph 1 of this guideline; the same principles should be applied to the in overtim is hours included in the consolidated wage;
(c) remuneration for that portions of the fully or partially consolidated wage representing the normal office hours of work as defined in paragraph 1 (a) of this guideline should be of less than the applicable minimum wage; and (d) for a seafarer whose WAGs with a partially consolidated, records of all has worked should be maintained and overtim endorsed as provided for in paragraph 1 (d) of this guideline.
3. National laws or regulations or collective agreements may provide for compensation for work performed or for overtim on the weekly day of rest and on public holidays by at least equivalent time off duty and off the ship or additional leave in lieu of remuneration or any other compensation so provided.
4. National laws and regulations adopted after consulting the representative of shipowner and seafarer's ' organizations or, as appropriate, collective agreements should take into account the following principles: (a) equal remuneration for work of equal value should apply to all of the seafarer employed on the same ship without discrimination based upon race, colour, sex, religion, political opinion, national extraction or social origin;
(b) the seafarer ' employment agreement specifying the applicable wage rates or the WAGs should be carried on board the ship; information on the amount of the wage or wage rates should be made available to each seafarer, either by providing at least one signed copy of the relevant information to the seafarer in a language which the seafarer understand, or by posting a copy of the agreement in a place accessible to the seafarer or by some other appropriate means;
(c) should be paid in legal of WAGs tenders; where appropriate, they may be paid by bank transfer, bank cheque, postal cheque or money order;
(d) on termination of engagement all remuneration due should be paid without delay of the undu;

(e) the penalties or other adequat appropriate remedies should be imposed by the competent authority where a shipowner unduly delay, or file to make, payment of all remuneration due;
(f) the WAGs should be paid directly to the seafarer ' bank accounts unless they designated the request otherwise in writing;
(g) subject to subparagraph (h) of this paragraph, the shipowner should impost from limit one seafarer ' freedom of their remuneration dispos it;
(h) marbles from remuneration should be permitted only if: (i) there is an express provision in national laws or regulations or in an applicable collective agreement and the seafarer has been informed, in the manner deemed most appropriate by the competent authority, of the conditions for such marbles; and (ii) the marbles do not in total exceeds 100 the limit that may have been established by national laws or regulations or collective agreements or court decisions for making such marbles;
(i) from the marbles should be made from a seafarer's remuneration in respect of obtaining or retaining employment;
(j) the seafarer a monetary fine against other than those authorized by national laws or regulations, collective agreements or other measure of should be prohibited;
(k) the competent authority should have the power to inspect stores and services provided on board ship to ensur that fair and reasonable prices to applied for the benefit of the seafarer is concerned; and (l) to the exten to that seafarer ' claims for wage and other sum due in respect of their employment are not secured in accordanc with the provision of the International Convention on maritime liens and mortgages, 1993, such claims should be protected in accordanc with the Protection of workers ' claims (Employer's Ira) Convention, 1992 (No. 173).
5. Each Member should, after consulting with representative of shipowner and seafarer's ' organizations, have procedures to complaints relating to any of the investigat matter led in this guideline.
Guideline 2.2.3 B-minimum wage 1. Without prejudice to the principle of free collective bargaining, each Member should, after consulting representative of shipowner and seafarer's ' organizations, establish procedures for determining minimum wage for seafarer. Shipowner and seafarer representative ' ' organizations should participat in the operation of such procedures.
2. When establishing such procedures and in fixing minimum wage, due regard should be given to international labour standards concerning minimum wage fixing, as well as by the following principles: (a) the level of the minimum wage's should take into account the nature of maritime employment, crewing levels of ships, and seafarer ' normal hours of work; and (b) the level of the minimum wage should be the basis to take into account changes in the cost of living and in the needs of the seafarer.
3. The competent authority should: (a) ensur by means of a system of supervision and sanctions, that WAGs with paid at not less than the rate or rates fixed; and (b) that any seafarer who have been paid at a rate lower than the minimum wage with an enabled to recover, by an inexpensive and of judicial or other procedure expeditio, the amount by which they have been underpaid.
Guideline B 2.2.4-minimum monthly basic pay or wage figure for able seafarer 1. The basic pay for a calendar month or WAGs of service for an able seafarer should be of less than the amount periodically set by the Joint Maritime Commission or another body authorized by the Body of the International Labour Each Office. Upon a decision of the Each Body, the Director-General shall notify any revised amount to the members of the Organization.
2. Nothing in this guideline should be deemed to prejudice arrangements agreed between the shipowner or their organizations and seafarer ' organizations with regards to the regulation of standard minimum terms and conditions of employment, provided such terms and conditions are recognized by the competent authority.
Regulations Regulation 2.3-hours of work and hours of rest purpose: To ensur that seafarer will have regulated hours of work or hours of rest 1. Each Member shall ensur that the hours of work or hours of rest for seafarer with the regulated.
2. Each Member shall establish maximum hours of work or minimum hours of rest over given periods that are consistent with the provision in the code.
Standard Standard A 2.3-hours of work and hours of rest 1. For the purpose of this Standard, the term: (a) hours of work means time during which a seafarer is required to do work on account of the ship;
(b) the hours of rest means time outside hours of work; This term does not include short breaks.
2. Each Member shall within the limits set out in paragraphs 5 to 8 of this Standard fix either a maximum number of hours of work which shall not be exceeded in a given period of time, or a minimum number of hours of rest which shall be provided in a given period of time.
3. Each Member of that the normal acknowledg working hours ' standard for seafarer, like that for other workers, shall be based on an eight-hour day with one day of rest per week and rest on public holidays. However, this shall not prevent the Member from having procedures to register a authoriz or collective agreement which determin the seafarer ' normal working hours on a basis of less than this standard favourabl.
4. In determining the national standards, each Member shall take account of the danger posed by the seafarer fatigu of, especially those whose duties of navigational safety and involv-the safe and secure operation of the ship.
5. The limits on hours of work or rest shall be as follows: (a) maximum hours of work shall not: (i) 12 14 hours in any 24-hour period; and (ii) 72 hours in any seven-day period;
or (b) minimum hours of rest shall not be less than: (i) ten hours in any 24-hour period; and (ii) 77 hours in any seven-day period.
6. Hours of rest may be divided into no more than two periods, one of which shall be at least six hours in length, and the interval between consecutive periods of rest shall not 14 of 12 hours.
7. Muster, fire-fighting and lifeboat drills, and drills are prescribed by national laws and regulations and by international instruments shall be conducted in a manner, that minimizes the disturbanc of rest periods and does not induce the fatigu ...
8. When a seafarer is on call, such as when a machinery space is unattended, the seafarer shall have the an adequat compensatory rest period if the normal period of the rest is disturbed by call-outs to work.
9. If from the collective agreement arbitration award exists or if the competent authority or determin-that the provision in the agreement or award in respect of paragraph 7 or 8 of this Standard are inadequat, the competent authority shall in such provision to ensur determin the seafarer concerned will have sufficient to rest.
10. Each Member shall require the posting, in an easily accessible place, of a table with the shipboard working arrangements, which shall contain for every position at least: (a) the schedule of service at sea and service in port; and (b) the maximum hours of work or the minimum hours of rest required by national laws or regulations or applicable collective agreements.
11. The table referred to in paragraph 10 of this Standard shall be established in a standardized format in the working language or languages of the ship and in English.
12. Each Member shall require that records of seafarer ' daily hours of work or of their daily hours of rest be maintained to allow monitoring of compliance with paragraphs 5 to 11 inclusive of this Standard. The records shall be in a standardized format established by the competent authority taking into account any available guidelines of the International Labour Organization or shall be in any standard format prepared by the Organization. They shall be in the languages required by paragraph 11 of this Standard. The seafarer shall receive a copy of of the records pertaining to them which shall be endorsed by the master, or a person authorized by the master, and by the seafarer.
13. Nothing in paragraphs 5 and 6 of this Standard shall prevent a Member from having national laws or regulations or a procedure for the competent authority to authoriz or register collective agreements permitting an exception to the limits set out. Such exception shall be, as far as possible, follow the provision of this Standard but may take account of more frequent or longer leave periods or the granting of compensatory leave for watchkeeping seafarer or a seafarer working on board ships on short voyages.
14. Nothing in this Standard shall be deemed to impair the right of the master of a ship to require a seafarer to perform any hours of work not cessary for the immediate safety of the ship, persons on board or cargo, or for the purpose of giving assistance to other ships or persons in distress at sea. Accordingly, the master may suspend the schedule of hours of work or hours of rest and require a seafarer to perform any hours of work until the normal situation not cessary has been restored. As soon as practicabl after the normal situation has been restored, the master shall ensur that any seafarer who have performed work in a scheduled rest period are provided with an adequat is a period of rest.
Guideline guideline B 2.3-hours of work and hours of rest guideline 2.3.1 B-Young seafarer 1. At Sea and in port the following provision should apply to all young seafarer under the age of 18: (a) working hours should not 12 eight hours per day and 40 hours per week and should be worked only by overtim where unavoidabl for safety reasons;
(b) sufficient time should be allowed for all meal, and a break of at least one hour for the main meal of the day should be assured; and (c) a 15-minute rest period as soon as possible following each two hours of continuous work should be allowed.
2. Exceptionally, the provision of paragraph 1 of this guideline need not be applied if:

(a) they are the impracticabl for young seafarer in the deck, engine room and catering departments assigned to watchkeeping duties or working on a rostered shift-work system; or (b) the effective training of young seafarer in accordanc with established programmes and schedules would be impaired.
3. Such exceptional situation should be recorded, with reasons, and signed by the master.
4. Paragraph 1 of this guideline does not main young seafarer from the general obligation on all seafarer to work during any emergency as provided for in the Standard, paragraph 14 (A) 2.3. Regulation Regulation 2.4 – Entitlement to leave purpose: To ensur that seafarer have an adequat leave 1. Each Member shall require that a seafarer employed on ships that fly its flag are given paid annual leave under appropriate conditions , in accordanc with the provision in the code.
2. the Seafarer shall be granted shore leave to benefit their health and well-being and with the operational requirements of their positions.
Standard Standard A 2.4-Entitlement to leave 1. Each Member shall adop law and regulations determining the minimum standards for annual leave for seafarer serving on ships that fly its flag, taking proper account of the special needs of a seafarer with respect to such leave.
2. Subject to any collective agreement or laws or regulations providing for an appropriate method of calculation that takes account of the special needs of a seafarer in this respect, the annual leave with pay entitlement shall be calculated on the basis of be of a minimum of 2.5 calendar days per month of employment. The manner in which the length of service is calculated shall be determined by the competent authority or through the appropriate machinery in each country. Justified absence from work shall not be considered of as annual leave.
3. Any agreement it forgot the minimum annual leave with pay prescribed in this Standard, except in cases provided for by the competent authority, shall be prohibited.
Guideline guideline B 2.4-Entitlement to leave guideline B-Calculation of entitlement 1 2.4.1. Under conditions as determined by the competent authority or through the appropriate machinery in each country, service off-articles should be counted as part of the period of service.
2. Under conditions as determined by the competent authority or in an applicable collective agreement, absence from work to attend an approved maritime vocational training course or for such reasons as illness or injury or maternity should be counted as the Fort of the period of service.
3. The level of pay during annual leave should be at the seafarer's normal level of remuneration provided for by national laws or regulations or in the applicable seafarer ' employment agreement. For a seafarer employed for periods shorter than one year or in the event of termination of the employment relationship, entitlement to the leave should be calculated on a pro-rata basis.
4. The following should not be counted as part of annual leave with pay: (a) public and customary holidays recognized as such in the flag State, whethers or not they fall during the annual leave with pay;
(b) periods of incapacity for work resulting from illness or injury or from maternity, under conditions as determined by the competent authority or through the appropriate machinery in each country;
(c) temporary shore leave granted to a seafarer while under an employment agreement; and (d) compensatory leave of any kind, under conditions as determined by the competent authority or through the appropriate machinery in each country.
Guideline B 2.4.2-Taking of annual leave 1. The time at which annual leave is to be taken should, unless it is fixed by regulation, collective agreement, arbitration award or other means consistent with national practice, be determined by the shipowner after consultation and, as far as possible, in agreement with the seafarer concerned or by their representatives.
2. a Seafarer should in principle have the right to take annual leave in the place with which they have a substantial connection, which would normally be the same as the place to which they are entitled to be repatriated. Seafarer should not be required without their consent to take annual leave due to them in another place except under the provision of (a) a seafarer's employment agreement or of national laws or regulations.
3. If a seafarer with required to take their annual leave from a place other than that permitted by paragraph 2 of this guideline, they should be entitled to free transportation to the place where they were engaged or recruited, whichever is not arer their home; subsistenc and other costs directly involved should be for the account of the shipowner; the travel time involved should not be deducted from the annual leave with pay due to the seafarer.
4. A seafarer taking annual leave should be recalled only in cases of extreme emergency and with the seafarer's consent.
Guideline 2.4.3 B-Division and accumulation 1. The division of the annual leave with pay into parts, or the accumulation of such annual leave due in respect of one year together with a subsequent period of leave, may be authorized by the competent authority or through the appropriate machinery in each country.
2. Subject to paragraph 1 of this guideline and unless otherwise provided for in an agreement applicable to the shipowner and the seafarer concerned, the annual leave with pay the recommended in this guideline should be consis of an uninterrupted period.
Guideline B 2.4.4-Young seafarer 1. Special measure should be considered with respect of their young seafarer under the age of 18 who have served six months or any other shorter period of time under a collective agreement or employment agreement seafarer ' without leave on a foreign-going ship which has not returned to their country of residence in that time, and will not return in the subsequent three months of the voyage. Such measure could be the consis of their repatriation at the expense of themselves to the place of original engagement in their country of residence for the purpose of taking any leave earned during the voyage.
Regulations Regulations 2.5-Repatriation purpose: To ensur that seafarer with able to return home 1. Seafarer will have a right to be repatriated at no cost to themselves in the circumstanc and under the conditions specified in the code.
2. Each Member shall require ships that fly its flag to provide financial security to ensur that seafarer with a duly repatriated in accordanc with the code.
Standard Standard A 2.5-Repatriation 1. Each Member shall ensur that seafarer on ships that fly its flag are entitled to repatriation in the following: (a) circumstanc if the seafarer ' employment agreement expires while they are abroad; (b) when the seafarer ' employment agreement is terminated: (i) by the shipowner; or (ii) by the seafarer for justified reasons; and also (c) when the seafarer with no longer able to carry out their duties under their employment agreement or cannot be expected to carry them out in the specific circumstanc.
2. Each Member shall ensur that there appropriate provision in its laws and regulations or other measure or in collective bargaining agreements, prescribing: (a) the seafarer with circumstanc-in which is entitled to repatriation in accordanc with paragraph 1 (b) and (c) of this Standard;
(b) the maximum duration of service periods on board following which a seafarer is entitled to repatriation-such periods to be less than 12 months; and (c) the precise entitlement to be accorded by the shipowner for repatriation, including those relating to the destinations of repatriation, the mode of transport, the items of expense to be covered and other arrangements to be made by a shipowner.
3. Each Member shall be prohibi shipowner from requiring that seafarer make an advance payment towards the cost of repatriation at the beginning of their employment, and also from recovering the cost of repatriation from the seafarer ' WAGs or other entitlement to except where the seafarer has been found, in accordanc with national laws or regulations or other measure or applicable collective bargaining agreements , to be in serious default of the seafarer's employment obligations.
4. National laws and regulations shall not prejudice any right of the shipowner to recover the cost of repatriation under third-party contractual arrangements.
5. If a shipowner file to make arrangements for or to meet the cost of repatriation of the seafarer who are entitled to be repatriated: (a) the competent authority of the Member whose flag the ship flies shall arrang for repatriation of the seafarer is concerned; If it is to do so, the files in the State from which the seafarer with to be repatriated or the State of which they are a national may arrang for their repatriation and recover the cost from the Member whose flag the ship flies;
(b) costs incurred in repatriating a seafarer shall be recoverabl from the shipowner by the Member whose flag the ship flies;
(c) the expense of repatriation shall in no case be a charge from upon the seafarer, except as provided for in paragraph 3 of this Standard.
6. Taking into account applicable international instruments, including the International Convention on arrest of ships, 1999, a Member which has paid the cost of repatriation pursuan to this code may detain, or request the detention of, the ships of the shipowner concerned until the reimbursemen has been made in accordanc with paragraph 5 of this Standard.
7. Each Member shall facilitat repatriation of the seafarer serving on ships which call at its ports or pass through its territorial or internal waters, as well as their replacement on board.
8. In particular, a Member shall not refus the right of repatriation to any seafarer because of the financial of a shipowner or because of the circumstanc of the ship-owner's inability or unwillingnes to replace a seafarer.

9. Each Member shall require that ships that fly its flag carry and make available the seafarer a copy of the applicable national provision regarding repatriation written in an in appropriate language.
Guideline guideline guideline B B 2.5-2.5.1-Entitlement Repatriation 1. Seafarer should be entitled to repatriation: (a) in the case covered by Standard A 2.5, paragraph 1 (a), upon the expiry of the period of notice given in accordanc with the provision of the seafarer ' employment agreement;
(b) in the case covered by Standard A 2.5, paragraph 1 (b) and (c): (i) in the event of illness or injury or other medical condition which requires their repatriation when found medically fit to travel;
(ii) in the event of shipwrecks;
(iii) in the event of the shipowner not being able to continue to fulfil their legal or contractual obligations as an employer of the seafarer by reason of the IRA, the island of ship, change of ship's registration or any other similar reason;
(iv) in the event of a ship being bound for a war zone, as defined by national laws or regulations or seafarer employment agreements, ' to which the seafarer does not consent to go; and (v) in the event of termination or interruption of employment in accordanc with an industrial award or collective agreement, or termination of employment for any other similar reason.
2. In determining the maximum duration of service periods on board following which a seafarer is entitled to repatriation, in accordanc with this code, account should be taken of factors regimes by the seafarer ' working environment. Each Member should seek, wherever possible, to reduce these periods in the light of technological changes and developments and might be guided by any recommendations made on the matter by the Joint Maritime Commission.
3. The costs to be borne by the shipowner for repatriation under Standard A 2.5 should include at least the following: (a) passage to the destination selected for repatriation in accordanc with paragraph 6 of this guideline;
(b) accommodation and food from the moment the seafarer to leave the ship until they reach the repatriation destination;
(c) pay and allowance from the moment of the seafarer to leave the ship until they reach the repatriation destination, if provided for by national laws or regulations or collective agreements;
(d) transportation of 30 kg of the seafarer ' personal luggag to the repatriation destination; and (e) medical treatment when it is not until the seafarer with cessary is medically fit to travel to the repatriation destination.
4. Time to spen and repatriation travel time awaiting repatriation should not be deducted from paid leave accrued to the seafarer.
5. the Shipowner should be required to continue to cover the costs of repatriation until the seafarer is concerned with a destination prescribed to be landed at pursuan to this code or with the provided with the employment on board a suitabl ship proceedings to one of those destinations.
6. Each Member should require the shipowner will take responsibility for a repatriation arrangements by appropriate and expeditio in the mean. The normal mode of transport should be by air. The Member should the prescrib destinations to which the seafarer may be repatriated. The destinations should include the countries with which the seafarer may be deemed to have a substantial connection including: (a) the place at which the seafarer agreed to enter into the engagement;
(b) the place stipulated by collective agreement;
(c) the seafarer's country of residence; or (d) such other place as may be mutually agreed at the time of engagement. 7. the Seafarer should have the right to choose from among the prescribed destinations the place to which they are to be repatriated.
8. The entitlement to repatriation may lapse if the seafarer is concerned do not claim it within a reasonable period of time to be defined by national laws or regulations or collective agreements.
Guideline 2.5.2 B-Implementation by members 1. Every possible practical assistance should be given to a seafarer stranded in a foreign port pending repatriation and in the event of delay in the repatriation of the seafarer, the competent authority in the foreign port should ensur that the consular or local representative of the flag State and the seafarer's State of nationality or State of residence , as appropriate, is informed immediately.
2. Each Member should have regard to their proper provision whethers is made: (a) for the return of a seafarer employed on a ship that flies the flag of a foreign country who are put in a foreign port ashor for reasons for which they are not responsible: (i) the port at which the seafarer concerned was engaged; or (ii) to a port in the seafarer's State of nationality or State of residence, as appropriate; or (iii) another port agreed upon between the seafarer and the master or shipowner, with the approval of the competent authority or under other appropriate safeguards;
(b) for medical care and maintenance of a seafarer employed on a ship that flies the flag of a foreign country who are put in a foreign port ashor in consequences of sicknes injury incurred or in the service of the ship and not due to their own wilful misconduc.
3. If, after young seafarer under the age of 18 have served on a ship for at least four months during their first foreign-going voyage, it become apparen to that of ut300r2u unsuited to life at sea, they should be given the opportunity of being repatriated at the expense of themselves from the first port of call suitabl in which there are consular services of the flag State , or the State of nationality or residence of the young seafarer. Notification of any such repatriation, with the reasons therefore, should be given to the authority which issued the papers enabling the young seafarer is concerned to take up seagoing employment.
Regulations Regulation 2.6 – Seafarer compensation for the ship's loss or foundering purpose: To ensur that is compensated when a seafarer with the ship is lost or has foundered 1. the Seafarer is entitled to compensation in the case of adequat of injury, loss or unemployment arising from the ship be's loss or foundering.
Standard Standard A 2.6-Seafarer compensation for the ship's loss or foundering 1. Each Member shall make rules ensuring that, in every case of loss or foundering of any ship, the shipowner shall pay to each of the seafarer on board an indemnity against unemployment resulting from such loss or be foundering.
2. The rules referred to in paragraph 1 of this Standard shall be without prejudice to any other rights a seafarer may have under the national law of the Member concerned for loss or injuries arising from a ship's loss or foundering.
Guideline 2.6-Seafarer compensation (B) guideline for the ship's loss or foundering guideline 2.6.1 (B)-Calculation of indemnity against unemployment 1. The indemnity against unemployment resulting from (a) a ship's foundering or loss should be paid for the days during which the seafarer remains in fact unemployed at the same rate as the WAGs of the payable under the employment agreement, but the total indemnity payable to any one seafarer may be limited to two months ' WAGs.
2. Each Member should ensur that seafarer will have the same legal remedies for recovering such indemnit to as they have for recovering of the arrear wage earned during the service.
Regulations Regulation 2.7 – Manning levels purpose: To ensur that seafarer on board ships work with the sufficient personnel for the safe, efficient and secure operation of the ship 1. Each Member shall require that all ships that fly its flag have a sufficient number of the seafarer employed on board the ship to ensur that is operated safely, efficiently and with due regard to security under all conditions , taking into account concerns about seafarer fatigu and the particular nature and conditions of the voyage.
Standard Standard A 2.7-Manning levels 1. Each Member shall require that all ships that fly its flag have a sufficient number of seafarer on board their ship to ensur that is operated safely, efficiently and with due regard to security. Every ship shall be manned by a crew that is adequat, in terms of size and qualifications, to ensur the safety and security of the ship and its personnel, under all operating conditions, in accordanc with the minimum safe manning document or an equivalent issued by the competent authority, and to comply with the standards of this Convention.
2. When determining, approving or revising manning levels, the competent authority shall take into account the need to avoid or minimize the hours of works their excessiv ensur is a sufficient rest and to limit, as well as fatigu the principles in applicable international instruments, especially those of the International Maritime Organization, on manning levels.
3. When determining manning levels, the competent authority shall take into account all the requirements within Regulation 3.2 and Standard A 3.2 concerning food and catering.
Guideline guideline B 2.7-Manning levels guideline (B) 2.7.1-dispute settlement 1. Each Member should maintain, or satisfy itself that there is maintained, efficient machinery for the investigation and settlement of complaints or dispute concerning the manning levels of the on a ship.
2. Representatives of the shipowner and seafarer ' ' organizations should, participat with or without other persons or authorities, in the operation of such machinery.
Regulations Regulation 2.8-Career and skill development and opportunities for seafarer ' employment purpose: To promote career and skill development and employment opportunities for Each seafarer 1. Members shall have national policies to promote employment in the maritime sector and to the career and skills development encourag and greater employment opportunities for seafarer is domiciled in its territory.
Standard Standard A 2.8 – Career and skill development and employment opportunities for the seafarer

1. Each Member shall have national policies that encourag the career and skills development and employment opportunities for the seafarer, in order to provide the maritime sector with a stable and competent workforce to.
2. The aim of the policies referred to in paragraph 1 of this Standard shall be to help to strengthen their competencies seafarer, qualifications and employment opportunities.
3. Each Member shall, after consulting the shipowner and seafarer ' ' organizations concerned, establish clear objective for the vocational guidance, education and training of a seafarer whose duties on board ship primarily relate to the safe operation and navigation of the ship, including ongoing training.
Guideline guideline B 2.8-Career and skill development and employment opportunities for a guideline 2.8.1 (B) seafarer-Measure to promote career and skill development and employment opportunities for the seafarer 1. Measure to achieve the objective set out in the Standard A 2.8 might include: (a) agreements providing for career development and skills training with a shipowner or an organization of the shipowner; or (b) arrangements for promoting employment through the establishment and maintenance of a register or lists, by categories, of qualified seafarer; or (c) the promotion of opportunities, both on board and ashor, for further training and education of seafarer to provide for skill development and portable competencies in order to secure and retain decent work, to improve individual employment prospects and to meet the changing technology and labour market conditions of the maritime industry.
Guideline B-Register of seafarer 1 2.8.2. Where register or lists govern the employment of the seafarer, register or these lists should include all occupational categories of seafarer in a manner determined by national law or practice or by collective agreement.
2. the Seafarer on such a register or list should have priority of engagement for seafaring.
3. the Seafarer on such a register or list should be required to be available for work in a manner to be determined by national law or practice or by collective agreement.
4. To the exten to that national laws or regulations permit, the number of seafarer on such register or list should be periodically reviewed so as to achieve level is adapted to the needs of the maritime industry.
5. When a reduction in the number of such seafarer on a register or list become not all appropriate measure of cessary, should be taken to prevent or minimize detrimental effects on seafarer, account being taken of the economic and social situation of the country concerned.
Title 3. ACCOMMODATION, RECREATIONAL facilities, FOOD AND CATERING Regulation Regulation 3.1 – Accommodation and recreational facilities purpose: To ensur that seafarer will have decent accommodation and recreational facilities on board 1. Each Member shall ensur that ships that fly its flag provide and maintain decent accommodation and recreational facilities for working or living on board of the seafarer, or both, consistent with promoting the seafarer ' health and well-being.
2. The requirements in the code implementing this Regulation which relate to ship construction and equipment apply only to ships constructed on or after the date when this Convention comes into force for the Member concerned. For ships constructed before that date, the requirements relating to ship construction and equipment that are set out in the Accommodation of the Crew of the Convention (Revised), 1949 (No. 92), and the Accommodation of the Crew (Supplementary Provision) Convention, 1970 (No. 133), shall continue to apply to the exten to that they were applicable, prior to that date, under the law or practice of the Member concerned. (A) the ship shall be deemed to have been constructed on the date when it is placed or keel when it is at a similar stage of contruction.
3. Unless expressly provided for otherwise, any requirement under an amendment to the code relating to the provision of seafarer accommodation and recreational facilities shall apply only to ships constructed on or after the amendment takes effect for the Member concerned.
A Standard 3.1 – Accommodation and recreational facilities 1. Each Member shall adop law and regulations requiring that ships that fly its flag: (a) meet minimum standards to ensur that any accommodation for the seafarer, working or living on board, or both, is safe, decent and in accordanc with the relevant provision of this Standard; and (b) the inspected it the initial and ongoing ensur compliance with those standards.
2. In developing and applying the laws and regulations in their implementations of this Standard, the competent authority, after consulting the shipowner and seafarer ' ' organizations concerned, shall: (a) take into account Regulation 4.3 and the associated code provision on health and safety protection and accident prevention, in light of the specific needs of seafarer that both live and work on board ship, and (b) give due considerations to the guidance led in on a B of this code.
3. The inspection required under Regulation 5.1.4 shall be carried out when: (a) a ship is registered or re-registered; or (b) the seafarer accommodation on a ship has been substantially altered.
4. The competent authority shall pay particular attention to ensuring implementation of the requirements of this Convention relating to: (a) the size of rooms and other accommodation spaces;
(b) heating and ventilation;
(c) noise and vibration and other ambient factors;
(d) sanitary facilities;
(e) lighting; and (f) hospital accommodation.
5. The competent authority of each Member shall require that ships that fly its flag meet the minimum standards for on-board accommodation and recreational facilities that are set out in paragraphs 6 to 17 of this Standard.
6. With respect to general requirements for accommodation: (a) there shall be an adequat headroom in all seafarer accommodation; the minimum permitted headroom in all seafarer accommodation where full and free movement is not be not less than cessary IR 203 centimetres; the competent authority may permit some limited reduction in headroom in any space, or part of any space, in such accommodation where it is satisfied that such reduction: (i) is reasonable; and (ii) will not result in discomfor to the seafarer;
(b) the accommodation shall be adequately insulated;
(c) in ships other than passenger ships, as defined in Regulation 2 (e) and (f) of the International Convention for the Safety of life at sea, 1974, as amended (the SOLAS Convention), sleeping rooms shall be situated above the load line or aft amidship, except that in exceptional cases the, where the size, type or intended service of the ship renders any other location is impracticabl , sleeping rooms may be located in the for of of the ship, but in no case forward of the collision bulkhead of the;
(d) in passenger ships, and in special ships constructed in compliance with the IMO code of Safety for Special purpose ships, 1983, and subsequent versions (hereinafer called special purpose ships), the competent authority may, on condition that satisfactory arrangements are made for lighting and ventilation, permit for the location of sleeping rooms below the load line, but in no case shall they be from located immediately beneath working alleyways;
(e) there shall be from a direct opening into sleeping rooms from cargo and machinery spaces or from the galley, storeroom, drying rooms or communal sanitary areas; that part of a bulkhead separating such places from sleeping rooms and external bulkhead shall be efficiently constructed of steel or other approved substance of and be a gas-tight watertigh and;
(f) the materials used to construct internal bulkhead panelling and sheeting, floors, and will be joining IR suitabl for the purpose and to ensuring a healthy environment conduciv;
(g) proper lighting and sufficient shall be provided by the drainag; and (h) accommodation and recreational and catering facilities shall meet the requirements in Regulation 4.3, and the related provision in the code, on health and safety protection and accident prevention, with respect to preventing the risk of exposure to hazardous levels of noise and vibration and other ambient factors and chemicals on board ships, and to provide an acceptabl occupational and on-Board of the living environment for the seafarer.
7. With respect to requirements for ventilation and heating: (a) sleeping rooms and mess rooms shall be adequately ventilated;
(b) ships, except those regularly engaged in a trade where the climatic conditions temperatu do not require this, shall be equipped with air conditioning for seafarer accommodation, for any separate radio room and for any centralized machinery control room;
(c) all sanitary spaces shall have ventilation to the open air, independently of any other part of the accommodation; and (d) an adequat heat through appropriate heating system shall be provided, except in ships exclusively on voyages in tropical climate.
8. With respect to requirements for lighting, subject to such special arrangements as may be permitted in passenger ships, sleeping rooms and mess rooms shall be lit by natural light and provided with adequat artificial light.
9. When sleeping accommodation on board ships is required, the following requirements for sleeping rooms apply: (a) in ships other than passenger ships an individual sleeping room shall be that provided for each seafarer; in the case of ships of less than 3.000 gross tonnage or special purpose ships, exemption from this requirement may be granted by the competent authority after consultation with the shipowner and seafarer ' ' organizations concerned;
(b) separate sleeping rooms shall be provided for men and for women;
(c) sleeping rooms shall be of a size and properly equipped adequat so sharp to ensur a reasonable comfort and it is facilitat tidines;
(d) a separate berth for each seafarer shall be provided in all the circumstanc;

(e) the minimum inside dimensions of a berth shall be at least 198 centimetres by 80 centimetres;
(f) in single berth sleeping rooms seafarer ' the floor area shall not be less than: (i) 4.5 square metres in ships of less than 3.000 gross tonnage;
(ii) 5.5 square metres in ships of 3.000 gross tonnage or over but less than 10.000 gross tonnage;
(iii) 7 square metres in ships of 10.000 gross tonnage or over;
(g) however, in order to provide single berth sleeping rooms on ships of less than 3.000 gross tonnage, passenger ships and special purpose ships, the competent authority may allow a reduced floor area;
(h) in ships of less than 3.000 gross tonnage other than passenger ships and special purpose ships, sleeping rooms may be occupied by a maximum of two seafarer; the floor area of such sleeping rooms shall not be less than 7 square metres;
(i) on passenger ships and special purpose ships the floor area of sleeping rooms for seafarer not performing the duties of ships ' officers shall not be less than: (i) 7.5 square metres in rooms accommodating two persons;
(ii) 11.5 square metres in rooms accommodating three persons;
(iii) 14.5 square metres in rooms accommodating four persons;
(j) on special purpose ships sleeping rooms may accommodate up more than four persons; the floor area of such sleeping rooms shall not be less than 3.6 square metres per person;
(k) on ships other than passenger ships and special purpose ships, sleeping rooms for seafarer who perform the duties of ships ' officers, where no private sitting room or day room is provided, the floor area per person shall not be less than: (i) 7.5 square metres in ships of less than 3.000 gross tonnage;
(ii) 8.5 square metres in ships of 3.000 gross tonnage or over but less than 10.000 gross tonnage;
(iii) 10 square metres in ships of 10.000 gross tonnage or over;
(l) on passenger ships and special purpose ships the floor area for seafarer in performing the duties of ships ' officers where no private sitting room or day room is provided, the floor area per person for junior officers shall not be less than 7.5 square metres and for senior officer not less than 8.5 square metres; junior officers are understood to be at the operational level, and senior officers at the management level;
(m) the master, the chief engineer and the chief navigating officer shall have, in addition to their sleeping room, an adjoining sitting room, day room or equivalent additional space; ships of less than 3.000 gross tonnage may be exempted by the competent authority from this requirement after consultation with the shipowner and seafarer ' ' organizations concerned;
(n) for each occupan, the furniture shall include a clothes locker of ampl space (minimum 475 litres) and a drawer or equivalent space of not less than 56 litres; If the drawer is incorporated in the clothes locker then the combined minimum volume of the clothes locker shall be 500 litres; It shall be fitted with a shelf and be able to be locked by the occupan so sharp it ensur privacy;
(o) each sleeping room shall be provided with a table or desk, which may be of the fixed, drop-leaf or slide-out type, and with comfortable seating accommodation as not cessary.
10. With respect to requirements for mess rooms: (a) the mess rooms shall be located apart from the sleeping rooms and as close as practicabl to the galley; ships of less than 3.000 gross tonnage may be exempted by the competent authority from this requirement after consultation with the shipowner and seafarer ' ' organizations concerned; and (b) mess rooms shall be of adequat size and comfort and properly furnished and equipped (including ongoing facilities for refreshment), taking account of the number of a seafarer likely to use them at any one time; provision shall be made for separate or common mess room facilities as appropriate.
11. With respect to requirements for sanitary facilities: (a) all of the seafarer shall have convenient access on the ship to sanitary facilities meeting minimum standards of health and hygiene and reasonable standards of comfort, with separate sanitary facilities being provided for men and for women;
(b) there shall be sanitary facilities within easy access of the navigating bridge and the machinery space or near the engine room control centre; ships of less than 3.000 gross tonnage may be exempted by the competent authority from this requirement after consultation with the shipowner and seafarer ' ' organizations concerned;
(c) in all ships a minimum of one toilet, one wash basin and one tub or shower or both for every six persons or less who do not have personal facilities shall be provided at a convenient location;
(d) with the exception of passenger ships, each sleeping room shall be provided with a washbasin having hot and cold running fresh water, except where such a washbasin is situated in the private bathroom provided;
(e) in passenger ships normally engaged on voyages of not more than four hours ' duration, considerations may be given by the competent authority to special arrangements or a reduction in the number of facilities required; and (f) hot and cold running fresh water shall be available in all wash places.
12. With respect to requirements for hospital accommodation, ships carrying 15 or more seafarer and engaged in a voyage of more than three days ' duration shall provide separate hospital accommodation to be used exclusively for medical purpose; the competent authority may relax this requirement for ships engaged in coastal trade; in approving on-board hospital accommodation, the competent authority shall ensur that the accommodation will, in all weathers, be easy of access, provide comfortable housing for the occupant and be conduciv to their receiving prompt and proper attention.
Appropriately situated and furnished laundry 13 facilities shall be available.
14. All ships shall have a space or spaces on open deck to which the seafarer can have access when off duty, which with of adequat area having regards to the size of the ship and the number of seafarer on board.
15. All ships shall be provided with separate offices or a common ship's Office for use by deck and engine departments; ships of less than 3.000 gross tonnage may be exempted by the competent authority from this requirement after consultation with the shipowner and seafarer ' ' organizations concerned.
16. Ships regularly trading to mosquito-infested ports shall be fitted with appropriate devices as required by the competent authority.
17. Appropriate seafarer ' facilities, recreational amenities and services, as adapted to meet the special needs of seafarer who must live and work on ships, shall be provided on board for the benefit of all seafarer, taking into account Regulation 4.3 and the associated code provision on health and safety protection and accident prevention.
18. The competent authority shall require frequent inspection to be carried out on board ships, by or under the authority of the master, to ensur that seafarer accommodation is clean, decently habitabl and maintained in a good state of repair. The results of each such inspection shall be recorded and be available for review.
19. In the case of ships where there is need to take account, without discrimination, of the interests of a seafarer having differing and distinctive religious and social practices, the competent authority may, after consultation with the shipowner and seafarer ' ' organizations concerned, permit fairly applied variation in respect of this Standard on condition that such variation in do not result in overall facilities less favourabl than those which would result from the application of this Standard.
20. Each Member may, after consultation with the shipowner and seafarer ' ' organizations concerned, the main ship of less than 200 gross tonnage where it is reasonable to do so, taking account of the size of the ship and the number of persons on board in relations to the requirements of the following provision of this Standard: (a) paragraph 7 (b), 11 (d) and 13; and (b) paragraph 9 (f) and (h) to (l), inclusive, with respect to floor area only.
21. Any exemption with respect to the requirements of this Standard may be made only where they are expressly permitted in this Standard and only for particular exemption in such circumstanc-in which can be clearly justified on strong grounds and subject to protecting the health and safety of the seafarer '.
Guideline guideline B 3.1 – Accommodation and recreational facilities guideline B 3.1.1-Design and construction 1. External bulkhead of sleeping rooms and mess rooms should be adequately insulated. All machinery casing and all boundary bulkhead of galley and other spaces in which heat is produced should be adequately insulated where there is a possibility of resulting heat effects in adjoining accommodation or guitar hero. The measure should also be taken to provide protection from heat effects of steam or hot-water service pipes or both.
2. Sleeping rooms, mess rooms, recreation rooms and alleyways in the accommodation space should be adequately insulated to prevent condensation or overheating.
3. The surface of the bulkhead and deckhead should be of material with a surface easily kep up clean. From the form of construction likely to harbour vermin should be used.
4. The bulkhead surface and deckhead in sleeping rooms and mess rooms should be capable of being easily kep a clean and light in colour with a durable, nontoxic finish.
5. The deck in all seafarer accommodation should be of approved material and construction and should provide a non-slip surface impervio to the damp and easily kep clean.
6. Where the flooring is made of composite materials, the joints with the sides should be profiled to avoid crevic.
Guideline 3.1.2 B-Ventilation

1. The system of ventilation for sleeping rooms and mess rooms should be controlled so as to maintain the air in a satisfactory condition and to ensur a sufficiency of air movement in all conditions of weather and climate.
2. the Air-conditioning systems, whethers of a centralized or individual unit type, should be designed to: (a) maintain the air at a satisfactory temperature and relative humidity as compared to outside air conditions, ensur a sufficiency of air changes in all air-conditioned spaces, take account of the particular characteristics of operations at sea and not produce noise or vibrations of excessiv; and (b) the wastewater to facilitat easy cleaning and prevent or control the spread of disease.
3. Power for the operation of the air conditioning and other AIDS to ventilation required by the preceding paragraphs of this guideline should be available at all times when working with living or seafarer on board and conditions so require. However, this power need not be provided from an emergency source.
Guideline (B) 3.1.3-Heating 1. The system of heating the seafarer accommodation should be in operation at all times when working with living or seafarer on board and conditions require its use.
2. In all ships in which a heating system is required, the heating should be by means of hot water, warm air, electricity, steam or equivalent. However, within the accommodation area, steam should not be used as a medium for heat transmission. The heating system should be capable of maintaining the temperature in seafarer accommodation at a satisfactory level under normal conditions of weather and climate likely to be met within the trade in which the ship is engaged. The competent authority should the prescrib standard to be provided.
3. heating apparatus and others of the Radiator should be placed and, where not, shielded so as to avoid cessary risk of fire or danger or discomfor to the occupant.
Guideline B 3.1.4-Lighting 1. In all ships, electric light should be provided in the seafarer accommodation. If there are not two independent sources of electricity for lighting, additional lighting should be provided by properly constructed lamps or lighting apparatus for emergency use of.
2. In sleeping rooms an electric reading lamp should be installed at the head of each berth.
3. the standard of natural Suitabl and artificial lighting should be fixed by the competent authority.
Guideline 3.1.5 B-Sleeping rooms 1. There should be arrangements on board an adequat berth, making it as comfortable as possible for the seafarer and any partner who may accompany the seafarer.
2. Where the size of the ship, the activity in which it is to be engaged and its layout make it reasonable and practicabl, sleeping rooms should be planned and equipped with a private bathroom, including a toilet, so as to provide reasonable comfort for the occupant and it is facilitat tidines.
3. As far as practicabl, the sleeping rooms of the seafarer should be so arranged that watches are separated and that of the seafarer is working during the day share a room with watchkeeper.
4. In the case of a seafarer in performing the duty of petty officers there should be no more than two persons per sleeping room.
5. the Considerations should be given to extending the facility referred to in paragraph 3.1, 9 Standard A (m), to the second engineer officer when practicabl.
6. Space occupied by Berthe and locker, chest of drawer and seats should be included in the measurement of the floor area. Small or irregularly shaped spaces which do not add effectively to the space available for free movement and cannot be used for installing furniture should be excluded.
7. Bertha should not be arranged in tiers of more than two; in the case of Bertha is placed along the ship's side, there should be only a single tier where a sideligh is situated above a berth.
8. The lower berth in a double tier should be not less than 30 inches above the floor of; the upper berth should be placed approximately midway between the bottom of the lower berth and the lower side of the deckhead beams.
9. The framework and the Lee-board, if any, of a berth should be of approved material, hard, smooth, and not likely to harbour vermin or corrod it.
10. If tubular frames are used for the construction of the berth, they should be completely sealed and without perforation of which would give access to vermin.
11. Each berth should be fitted with a comfortable mattress with cushioning bottom or a combined cushioning mattress, including a spring bottom or a spring mattress. The mattress and cushioning material used should be made of approved material. Stuffing of material likely to harbour vermin should not be used.
12. When one berth is placed over another, a dust-proof bottom should be fitted beneath the bottom mattress or spring bottom of the upper berth.
13. The furniture should be of smooth, hard material not liabl to warp or corrod.
14. Sleeping rooms should be fitted with curtains or equivalent for the sidelight.
15. Sleeping rooms should be fitted with a mirror, a small cabinet for toilet requisit, a book rack and a sufficient number of coat hooks.
(B) guideline 3.1.6-mess rooms 1. Mess room facilities may be either common or separate. The decision in this respect should be taken after consultation with the seafarer and shipowner ' ' representatives and subject to the approval of the competent authority. Account should be taken of factors such as the size of the ship and the distinctive cultural, religious and social needs of the seafarer.
2. Where separate mess room facilities are to be provided to the seafarer, then separate mess rooms should be provided for: (a) master and officers; and (b) petty officers and other seafarer.
3. On ships other than passenger ships, the floor area of mess rooms for seafarer should be not less than 1.5 square metres per person of the planned seating of the capacity.
4. In all ships, mess rooms should be equipped with tables and appropriate seats, fixed or movable, sufficient to accommodate up the greatest number of seafarer is likely to use them at any one time.
5. There should be available at all times when seafarer with on board: (a) (a) refrigerators, which should be conveniently situated and of sufficient capacity for the number of the persons using the mess room or mess rooms;
(b) facilities for hot beverages; and (c) cool water facilities.
6. Where available pantries are not accessible to mess rooms, locker for adequat mess utensil and proper facilities for washing utensil should be provided.
7. The tops of tables and seats should be of damp-resistant material.
Guideline 3.1.7-B Sanitary accommodation 1. Washbasin and tub baths should be of a size and adequat constructed of approved material with a smooth surface not liabl to crack, flak or corrod. 2. All toilets should be of an approved pattern and provided with an ampl is flush of water or with some other means of flushing suitabl, such as air, which are available at all times and independently controllabl.
3. Sanitary accommodation intended for the use of more than one person should comply with the following: (a) the floor should be of approved durable material, the damp, and impervio should be properly drained;
(b) the bulkhead should be of steel or other approved material and should be up to at least watertigh 23 centimetres above the level of the of the deck;
(c) the accommodation should be sufficiently lit, heated and ventilated;
(d) toilets should be situated convenient to, but separate from, sleeping rooms and wash rooms, without direct access from the sleeping rooms or from a passage between sleeping rooms and toilets to which there is no other access; This requirement does not apply where a toilet is located in a the between two compartmen sleeping rooms having a total of not more than four seafarer; and (e) where there is more than one toilet in a compartmen, they should be sufficiently screened to ensur privacy.
4. The laundry facilities provided for seafarer ' use should include: (a) washing machines;
(b) drying machines or adequately heated and ventilated drying rooms; and (c) the iron and ironing boards or their equivalent.
Guideline 3.1.8 B-Hospital accommodation 1. The hospital accommodation should be designed so as to facilitat-consultation and the giving of medical first aid and to help prevent the spread of infectious diseases.
2. The through administration of the entrance, Berthe, lighting, ventilation, heating and water supply should be designed to ensur the comfort and facilitat the treatment of the occupant.
3. The number of hospital Berthe required should be prescribed by the competent authority.
4. Sanitary accommodation should be provided for the exclusive use of the occupant of the hospital accommodation, either as part of the accommodation or in close proximity theret. Such sanitary accommodation compris should a minimum of one toilet, one washbasin and one tub or shower.
Guideline B 3.1.9-Others facilities 1. Where separate facilities for engine Department personnel to change their clothes are provided, they should be: (a) located outside the machinery space but with easy access to it; and (b) fitted with individual clothes locker as well as with tub or shower or both and a washbasin having hot and cold running fresh water.
Guideline B 3.1.10-Bedding, mess utensil and miscellaneous provisions Each Member should consider applying 1 the following principles: (a) clean bedding and mess for the utensil should be supplied by the shipowner to all u.s. seafarer for on board during service on the ship, and such seafarer should be responsible for their return at times specified by the master and on completion of service in the ship;
(b) bedding should be of good quality, and plates, cups and others mess utensil should be of approved material which can be easily cleaned; and (c), towels.we take the soap and toilet paper for all seafarer should be provided by the shipowner.
Guideline 3.1.11 B – Recreational facilities, mail and ship visit arrangements in

1. Recreational facilities and services should be reviewed frequently to ensur that they with appropriate in the light of changes in the needs of seafarer in the resulting from technical, operational and other developments in the shipping industry.
2. Furnishings for recreational facilities should as a minimum include a automate and facilities for reading, writing and, where practicabl, games.
3. In connection with the planning of recreation facilities, the competent authority should give considerations to the provision of a canteen.
4. Considerations should also be given to including the following facilities at no cost to the seafarer, where practicabl: (a) a smoking room;
(b) television viewing and the reception of radio broadcast;
(c) the showing of films, the stock of which should be adequat for the duration of the voyage and, where not, changed at reasonable intervals cessary;
(d) sports equipment including exercise equipment, table games and deck games;
(e) where possible, facilities for swimming;
(f) a library containing vocational and other books, the stock of which should be adequat for the duration of the voyage and changed at reasonable intervals;
(g) facilities for recreational handicrafts;
(h) electronic equipment such as a radio, television, video recorder, DVD/CD player, personal computer and software and cassette recorder/player;
(i) where appropriate, the provision of bars on board for a seafarer unless the contrary it is these national, religious or social customs; and (j) reasonable access to ship-to-shore telephone communications, and email and Internet facilities, where available, with any charges for the use of these services being reasonable in amount.
5. Every effort should be given to ensuring that the forwarding of seafarer ' mail is as reliable and as possible of expeditio. Efforts should also be considered for seafarer being required to pay «avoiding additional postage when mail has to be readdressed them beyond their control of circumstanc Owings.
6. Measure the should be considered subject to ensur it, any applicable national or international laws or regulations, that whenever possible and reasonable to expeditiously granted permission of the seafarer to have their partners, relatives and friends as visitors on board their ship when in port. Such measure should meet of any concern for security clearance.
7. the Considerations should be given to the possibility of allowing seafarer to be accompanied by their partners on occasional voyages where this is practicabl and reasonable. Such partners should carry adequat insurance cover against accident and illness; the shipowner should give every assistance to the seafarer to effect such insurance.
Guideline 3.1.12-B Prevention of noise and vibration 1. Accommodation and recreational and catering facilities should be located as far as practicabl from the engines, steering gear rooms, deck winch, air-conditioning, heating and ventilation equipment noisy machinery and apparatus and others.
2. Acoustic insulation or other appropriate sound-absorbing materials should be used in the construction and finishing of bulkhead deck to deckhead, and within the sound-producing spaces as well as self-closing noise-isolating doors for machinery spaces.
3. Engine rooms and other machinery spaces should be provided, wherever practicabl, with soundproof centralized control rooms for engine-room personnel. Working spaces, such as the machine shop, should be insulated, as far as practicabl, from the general engine-room noise and measure should be taken to reduce the noise in the operation of machinery.
4. The limit for noise levels for working and living spaces should be in conformity with the ILO international guidelines on exposure levels, including those in the ILO code of practice entitled ambient factors in the workplace, 2001, and, where applicable, the specific protection recommended by the International Maritime Organization, and with any subsequent amending and supplementary instruments for an acceptabl noise level on board ship. (A) a copy of the applicable instrument in English or in the working language of the ship should be carried on board and should be accessible to the seafarer.
5. From the accommodation or recreational or catering facilities should be exposed to the vibration excessiv.
Regulations Regulations 3.2 – Food and catering purpose: To ensur that seafarer will have access to good quality food and drinking water provided under regulated hygienic conditions 1. Each Member shall ensur that ships that fly its flag carry on board and serve food and drinking water of appropriate quality, nutritional value and quantity that adequately covers the requirements of the ship and takes into account the differing cultural and religious backgrounds.
2. the Seafarer shall be on board a ship provided with food free of charge during the period of engagement.
3. the Seafarer is employed as ships ' cook with responsibility for food preparation must be trained and qualified for their position on board ship.
Standard Standard A 3.2-Food and catering 1. Each Member shall adop law and regulations or other measure to provide minimum standards for the quantity and quality of food and drinking water and for the catering standards that apply to meal provided the seafarer on ships that fly its flag, and educational activities of the undertak shall promote awareness and implementation of the standards referred to in this paragraph.
2. Each Member shall ensur that ships that fly its flag meet the following minimum standards: (a) food and drinking water supplies, having regard to the number of seafarer on board, their religious requirements and cultural practices as they pertain to food, and the duration and nature of the voyage, shall be in respect of suitabl quantity, nutritional value, quality and variety;
(b) the organization and equipment of the catering department shall be such as to permit the provision to the seafarer of adequat, varied and of a prepared meal and nutritio served in hygienic conditions; and (c) catering staff shall be properly trained or instructed for their positions.
3. the Shipowner shall ensur that seafarer who are engaged as ships ' cook with a trained, qualified and found competent for the position in accordanc with requirements set out in the laws and regulations of the Member concerned.
4. The requirements under paragraph 3 of this Standard shall include a completion of a training course approved or recognized by the competent authority, which covers practical cookery, food and personal hygiene, food storage, stock control, and environmental protection and catering health and safety.
5. On ships operating with a prescribed manning of less than ten which, by virtue of the size of the crew or the trading pattern, may not be required by the competent authority to carry a fully qualified cook, anyone processing food in the galley shall be trained or instructed in areas including food and personal hygiene as well as handling and storage of food on board ship.
6. In exceptional not cessity of circumstanc, the competent authority may issue a dispensation permitting a non-fully qualified cook to serve in a specified ship for a specified limited period, until the next convenient port of call or for a period not exceeding one month, provided that the person to whom the dispensation is issued is trained or instructed in areas including food and personal hygene as well as handling and storage of food on board ship.
7. In accordanc with the ongoing compliance procedures under Title 5, the competent authority shall require that frequent documented inspection will be carried out on board ships, by or under the authority of the master, with respect to: (a) supplies of food and drinking water;
(b) all spaces and equipment used for the storage and handling of food and drinking water; and (c) galley and other equipment for the preparation and service of the meal.
8. From the seafarer under the age of 18 shall be employed or engaged or work as a ship's cook.
Guideline guideline B 3.2-Food and catering guideline B 3.2.1-Inspection, education, research and publication 1. The competent authority should, in cooperation with other relevant agencies and organizations, collect up-to-date information on nutrition and on methods of purchasing, storing, cooking and serving food, self-cleaning, with special reference to the requirements of catering on board a ship. This information should be made available, free of charge or at reasonable cost, to manufacturers of and traders in ships ' food supplies and equipment, masters, steward and cook, and the shipowner and seafarer ' ' organizations concerned. Appropriate forms of publicity, such as manuals, brochures, posters, charts or advertisements in the trade journal, should be used for this purpose.
2. The competent authority should issue recommendations to avoid food, facilitat wastag of the maintenance of a proper standard of hygiene, and ensur the maximum practicabl working arrangements in the convenienc.
3. The competent authority should work with relevant agencies and organizations to develop educational materials and on-board information, concerning methods of ensuring proper food supply and catering services.
4. The competent authority should work in close cooperation with the shipowner and seafarer ' ' organizations concerned and with national or local authorities dealing with questions of food and health, and may where not cessary utilizes the services of such authorities.
Guideline B 3.2.2-ships ' cook 1. Seafarer should only be qualified as ships ' cook if they have: (a) served at sea for a minimum period to be prescribed by the competent authority, which could be varied to take into account existing relevant qualifications or experience;
(b) passed an examination prescribed by the competent authority or passed an equivalent examination at an approved training course for cook.

2. The prescribed examination may be conducted and certificates granted either directly by the competent authority or, subject to its control, by an approved school for the training of cook.
3. The competent authority should provide for the recognition, where appropriate, of certificates of qualification as ships ' cook is issued by other members, which have ratified this Convention or the Certification of ships ' Cook Convention, 1946 (No. 69), or other approved body.
Title: 4. HEALTH PROTECTION, MEDICAL care, welfare AND SOCIAL SECURITY PROTECTION Regulation Regulation 4.1 – Medical care on board ship and the purpose: ashor protect the health of the seafarer and ensur their prompt access to medical care on board ship and ashor 1. Each Member shall ensur that all seafarer on ships that fly its flag are covered by the measure of adequat for the protection of their health and that they have access to prompt and adequat medical care whilst working on Board.
2. The protection and care under paragraph 1 of this Regulation shall, in principle, be provided at no cost to the seafarer.
3. Each Member shall ensur that seafarer on board ships in its territory who are in need of immediate medical care are given access to the Member's medical facilities on shore.
4. The requirements for on-board health protection and medical care set out in the code include standards for measure aimed at providing the seafarer with health protection and medical care as possible as their comparabl that which is generally available to workers ashor.
Standard Standard A 4.1-Medical care on board ship and ashor 1. Each Member shall ensur that measure of providing for health protection and medical care, including essential dental care, for the seafarer working on board a ship that flies its flag are adopted which: (a) the seafarer ensur the application of any general provision on occupational health protection and medical care relevant to their duties , as well as of special provision is specific to work on board ship;
(b) the seafarer to ensur that a given health protection and medical care as possible as their comparabl that which is generally available to workers ashor, including prompt access to the medicines, medical cessary equipment and facilities for diagnosis and treatment and to medical information and expertise;
(c) give a seafarer the right to visit a qualified medical doctor or dentist without delay in ports of call, where practicabl;
(d) that, to ensur the exten to be consistent with the Member's national law and practice, medical care and health protection services while a seafarer is on board ship or landed in a foreign port are provided free of charge to the seafarer; and (e) are not limited to treatment of sick or injured seafarer will be include a preventive measure of character such as health promotion and health education program.
2. The competent authority shall adop a standard medical report form for use by the ships ' masters and relevant onshore and on-board medical personnel. The form, when completed, and it shall be the skipper of the contents shall be confidential and only used to facilitat the treatment of seafarer.
3. Each Member shall adop law and regulations establishing requirements for on-board hospital and medical care facilities and equipment and training on ships that fly its flag.
4. National laws and regulations shall as a minimum provide for the following requirements: (a) all ships shall carry a medicine chest, medical equipment and a medical guide, the specifics of which shall be prescribed and subject to regular inspection by the competent authority; the national requirements shall take into account the type of ship, the number of persons on board and the nature, destination and duration of voyages and relevant national and international recommended medical standards;
(b) ships carrying 100 or more persons and ordinarily engaged on international voyages of more than three days ' duration shall carry a qualified medical doctor who is responsible for providing medical care; national laws or regulations shall also specify which other ships shall be required to carry a medical doctor, taking into account, inter alia, such factors as the duration, nature and conditions of the voyage and the number of seafarer on board;
(c) ships which do not carry a medical doctor shall be required to have either at least one seafarer on board who is in charge of medical care and administering medicine as part of their regular duties or at least one seafarer on board competent to provide medical first aid; the person in charge of medical care on board who are not medical doctors shall have satisfactorily completed training in medical care that meets the requirements of the International Convention on standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping, 1978, as for Seafarer amended (STCW); seafarer in their designated provide medical first aid shall have satisfactorily completed training in medical first aid that meets the requirements of STCW; national laws or regulations shall specify the level of approved training required taking into account, inter alia, such factors as the duration, nature and conditions of the voyage and the number of seafarer on board; and (d) the competent authority shall ensur by a prearranged system that medical advice by radio or satellite communication to ships at sea, including specialist advice, is available 24 hours a day; medical advice, including the onward transmission of medical messages by radio or satellite communication between a ship and those ashor is giving the advice, shall be available free of charge to all ships irrespectiv of the flag that they fly.
Guideline Guideline B4.1-Medical care on board ship and the guideline B ashor 4.1.1-Provision of medical care When determining 1 the level of medical training to be provided on board ships that are not required to carry a medical doctor, the competent authority should require that: (a) ships which ordinarily are capable of reaching qualified medical care and medical facilities within eight hours should have at least one designated seafarer with the approved medical first-aid training required by STCW which will to enable such persons to take immediate, effective action in case of accidents or illness likely to occure on board of a ship and to make use of medical advice by radio or satellite communication; and (b) all other ships should have at least one designated seafarer with approved training in medical care required by STCW, including practical training and training in life-saving techniques such as intraveno for therapy, which will enable the persons concerned to participat effectively in coordinated schemes for medical assistance to ships at sea, and to provide the sick or injured with a satisfactory standard of medical care during the period they are likely to remain on board.
2. The training referred to in paragraph 1 of this guideline should be based on the contents of the most recent edition of the International Medical Guide for ships, the Medical First Aid Guide for use in Accidents Involving dangerous goods, the document for guidance-An International Maritime Training Guide, and the medical section of the International Code of signals as well as similar national guides.
3. the persons referred to in paragraph 1 of this guideline and such others as may be required by the seafarer the competent authority should, at approximately underg five-year intervals, refresher courses to enable them to maintain and increase their knowledge and skills and to keep up-to-date with new developments.
4. The medicine chest and its contents, as well as the medical equipment and medical guide carried on board, should be properly maintained and inspected at regular intervals, not exceeding 12 months, by responsible persons designated by the competent authority, the who should ensur that the labelling, expiry dates and conditions of storage of all medicines and directions for their use are checked and all equipment functioning as required. In adopting or reviewing the ship's medical guide used nationally, and in determining the contents of the medicine chest and the medical equipment, the competent authority should take into account international recommendations in this field, including the latest edition of the International Medical Guide for ships, and other guides mentioned in paragraph 2 of this guideline.
5. Where a cargo which is classified dangerous has not been included in the most recent edition of the Medical First Aid Guide for use in Accidents Involving dangerous goods, the cessary information not on the nature of the substances, the risks involved, the cessary personal protective devices, the relevant medical procedures and specific antidotes should be made of the available to the seafarer. Such specific antidotes and personal protective devices should be on board whenever dangerous goods are carried. This information should be integrated with the ship's policies and programmes on occupational safety and health described in Regulation 4.3 and related code provision.
6. All ships should carry a complete and up-to-date list of radio stations through which medical advice can be obtained; and, if equipped with a system of satellite communication, carry an up-to-date and complete list of coast earth stations through which medical advice can be obtained. Seafarer with responsibility for medical care or medical first aid on board should be instructed in the use of the ship's medical guide and the medical section of the most recent edition of the International Code of signals so as to enable them to understand the type of information needed by the advising doctor as well as the advice received.
Guideline B 4.1.2-Medical report form 1. The standard medical report form for required For the seafarer under (A) of this code should be designed to facilitat the exchange of medical and related information concerning individual seafarer between ship and shore in cases of illness or injury.

Guideline (B) 4.1.3 – Medical care ashor 1. Shore-based medical facilities for treating seafarer should be adequat for the purpose. The doctors, dentists and other medical personnel should be properly qualified.
2. Measure the should be taken to ensur that seafarer have access when in port to: (a) the outpatien treatment for sicknes and injury;
(b) when not cessary hospitalizations; and (c) facilities for dental treatment, especially in cases of emergency.
3. the measure should be taken for Suitabl to facilitat the treatment of seafarer is suffering from disease. In particular, the seafarer should be promptly admitted to clinics and hospitals, ashor without difficulty and irrespectiv of nationality or religious belief, and, whenever possible, arrangements should be made to ensur, when not continuation of treatment the cessary, supplement the medical facilities available to them.
Guideline B 4.1.4-Medical assistance to other ships and international cooperation 1. Each Member should give due considerations to participating in international cooperation in the area of assistance, program and research in health protection and medical care. Such cooperation might cover: (a) developing and coordinating search and rescue efforts and arranging prompt medical help and evacuation at sea for the seriously ill or injured on board a ship through such means as periodic ship position reporting systems, rescue coordination centres and emergency helicopter services, in conformity with the International Convention on Maritime Search and rescue, 1979, as amended , and the International Aeronautical and Maritime Search and rescue (IAMSAR) Manual;
(b) making optimum use of all ships 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 the seafarer;
(d) the seafarer is ashor for emergency landing treatment;
(e) repatriating a seafarer as soon as practicabl is hospitalized abroad, in accordanc with the medical advice of the doctors responsible for the case, which takes into account the seafarer's wishes and needs;
(f) arranging personal assistance for repatriation of the seafarer, in accordanc with during the medical advice of the doctors responsible for the case, which takes into account the seafarer's wishes and needs;
(g) endeavouring to set up health centres for the seafarer: (i) conduct research on the health status, medical treatment and preventive health care of the seafarer; and (ii) train medical and health service staff in maritime medicine;
(h) collecting and evaluating statistics concerning occupational accidents, diseases and of the seafarer and to integrating fatalit and harmonizing the statistics with any existing national system of statistics on occupational accidents and diseases covering other categories of workers;
(i) organizing international exchanges of technical information, training material and personnel, as well as international training courses, seminars and working groups;
(j) providing all seafarer with special curativ and preventive health and medical services in port, or making available to them general health, medical and rehabilitation services; and (k) arranging for the repatriation of the bodies or ashes of deceased seafarer, in accordanc with the wishes of the next of kin and as soon as practicabl.
2. International cooperation in the field of health protection and medical care for seafarer should be based on bilateral agreements or in consultation or multilaterals among members.
Guideline B 4.1.5-Dependant of seafarer 1. Each Member should the measure to secure the adop proper and sufficient medical care for the dependant of a seafarer domiciled in its territory pending the development of a medical care service which would include within its scope workers generally and their dependant is where such services do not exist and should inform the International Labour Office concerning the measure taken on for this purpose.
Regulations Regulations 4.2-Shipowner ' liability purpose: To ensur that seafarer with the protected from the financial consequences of injury or death occurring sicknes, in connection with their employment 1. Each Member shall ensur that measure, in accordanc with the code, are in place on ships that fly its flag to provide a seafarer employed on the ships with a right to material assistance and support from the shipowner with respect to the financial consequences of a sicknes , injury or death occurring while they are serving under a seafarer ' employment agreement or arising from their employment under such agreement.
2. This Regulation does not make any other legal affec remedies that a seafarer may seek.
Standard Standard A 4.2-Shipowner ' liability 1 Each Member shall adop law and regulations requiring that shipowner of ships that fly its flag are responsible for health protection and medical care of all of the seafarer working on board the ships in accordanc with the following minimum standards: (a) a shipowner shall be liabl to bear the costs for the seafarer working on their ships in respect of sicknes and injury of the seafarer occurring between the date of commencing the duty and the date upon which deemed duly repatriated ut300r2u, or arising from their employment between those dates;
(b) a shipowner shall provide financial security to assuras is compensation in the event of the death or long term disability of the seafarer-due to an occupational injury, illness or hazard, as set out in national law, the seafarer ' employment agreement or collective agreement;
(c) a shipowner shall be liabl to defray the expense of medical care, including medical treatment and the supply of the medicine and Therapeutics cessary not appliances, and board and lodging away from home until the sick or injured seafarer has recovered, or until the sicknes or incapacity has been declared of a permanent character; and (d) a shipowner shall be liabl to pay the cost of burial expense in the case of death occurring on board or during the period of the ashor engagement.
2. National laws or regulations may limit the liability of the shipowner to defray the expense of medical care and board and lodging to a period which shall not be less than 16 weeks from the day of the injury or the commencemen of the sicknes.
3. Where the injury results in sicknes or incapacity for work the shipowner shall be liabl: (a) to pay full long axis axis of the WAGs sick or injured seafarer will remain on board or until the seafarer will have been repatriated in accordanc with this Convention; and (b) to pay in whole or in WAGs than as prescribed by national laws or regulations or as provided for in collective agreements from the time when the seafarer with the repatriated or landed until their recovery or, if earlier, until they are entitled to cash benefits under the legislation of the Member concerned.
4. National laws or regulations may limit the liability of the shipowner to pay WAGs in whole or in part in respect of a seafarer no longer on board to a period which shall not be less than 16 weeks from the day of the injury or the commencemen of the sicknes.
5. National laws or regulations may exclude the shipowner from liability the in respect of: (a) injury incurred otherwise than in the service of the ship;
(b) injury or due to the sicknes wilful misconduc of the sick, injured or deceased seafarer; and (c) or infirmity intentionally concealed when sicknes the engagement is entered into.
6. National laws or regulations may be the main liability of the shipowner to defray the from expense of medical care and board and lodging and burial expense in so far as such liability is assumed by the public authorities.
7. the Shipowner or their representatives shall take the measure for safeguarding property left on board by sick, injured or deceased seafarer and for returning it to them or to their next of kin.
Guideline guideline B 4.2-Shipowner ' liability 1. The payment of the full required by Standard A of the WAGs 4.2, paragraph 3 (a), may be exclusive of bonuses.
2. National laws or regulations may provide that a shipowner shall cease to be liabl to bear the costs of a sick or injured seafarer from the time at which that seafarer can claim medical benefits under a scheme of compulsory insurance, compulsory sicknes accident insurance or workers ' compensation for accidents.
3. National laws or regulations may provide that burial expense paid by the shipowner shall be reimbursed by the insurance institutions in the United Nations cases in which funeral benefit is payable in respect of the deceased seafarer under laws or regulations relating to social insurance or workers ' compensation.
Regulation 4.3-Health and safety protection Regulations and accident prevention purpose: To ensur that seafarer ' work environment on board ships promotes occupational safety and health of Each 1 Member shall ensur that seafarer on ships that fly its flag are provided with occupational health protection and live, work and train on board ship in a safe and hygienic environment.
2. Each Member shall develop and promulgat national guidelines for the management of occupational safety and health on board ships that fly its flag, after consultation with representatives of the shipowner and seafarer ' ' organizations and taking into account applicable codes, guidelines and standards recommended by international organizations, national administration and maritime industry organizations.
3. Each Member shall adop law and regulations and others measure of addressing the matters specified in the code, taking into account relevant international instruments, and set standards for occupational safety and health protection and accident prevention on ships that fly its flag.
Standard Standard A 4.3-Health and safety protection and accident prevention

1. The laws and regulations of the measure to be adopted and others in accordanc with Regulation 4.3, paragraph 3, shall include the following subjects: (a) the adoption and effective implementation and promotion of occupational safety and health policies and programmes on ships that fly the Member's flag, including risk evaluation as well as training and instruction of the seafarer;
(b) the reasonable precaution to prevent occupational accidents, injuries and diseases on board ship, including measure to reduce and prevent the risk of exposure to harmful levels of ambient factors and chemicals as well as the risk of injury or disease that may «arise from the use of equipment and machinery on board ships;
(c) on-Board programmes for the prevention of occupational accidents, injuries and diseases and for continuous improvement in occupational safety and health protection, involving ' seafarer representatives and all other persons concerned in their implementation, taking account of the preventive measure, including engineering and design control, substitution of processes and procedures for collective and individual tasks, and the use of personal protective equipment; and (d) requirements for inspecting, reporting and correcting unsafe conditions and for investigating and reporting on-board occupational accidents.
2. The provision is referred to in paragraph 1 of this Standard shall: (a) take account of relevant international instruments dealing with occupational safety and health protection in general and with specific risks, and address all matters relevant to the prevention of occupational accidents, injuries and diseases that may be applicable to the work of seafarer and particularly those which are specific to maritime employment;
(b) clearly specify the obligation of shipowner, seafarer and others concerned to comply with the applicable standards and with the ship's occupational safety and health policy and programme with special attention being paid to the safety and health of the seafarer under the age of 18;
(c) specify the duties of the master or a person designated by the master, or both, to take specific responsibility for the implementation of and compliance with the ship's occupational safety and health policy and programme; and (d) specify the authority of the ship's will appointed or elected as safety seafarer representatives to participat in meetings of the ship's safety Committee. Such a Committee shall be established on board a ship on which there are five or more seafarer.
3. The laws and regulations referred to in measure and others of Regulation 4.3, paragraph 3, shall be regularly reviewed in consultation with the representatives of the shipowner and seafarer ' ' organizations and, if not, to take revised cessary account of changes in technology and research in order to facilitat a continuous improvement in occupational safety and health policies and programmes and to provide a safe occupational environment for seafarer on ships that fly the Member's flag.
4. Compliance with the requirements of applicable international instruments on the acceptabl level of exposure to workplace hazard on board ships and on the development and implementation of occupational safety and health in ship's policies and programmes shall be considered as meeting the requirements of this Convention.
5. The competent authority shall ensur that: (a) occupational accidents, injuries and diseases are adequately reported, taking into account the guidance provided by the International Labour Organization with respect to the reporting and recording of occupational accidents and diseases;
(b) comprehensive statistics of such accidents and diseases are analysed and published the CEAS, and, where appropriate, followed up by research into general trends and into the hazard is identified; and (c) occupational accidents are investigated.
6. Reporting and investigation of occupational safety and health matters shall be designed to ensur the protection of personal data ', seafarer and shall take account of the guidance provided by the International Labour Organization on this matter.
7. The competent authority shall cooperate with the shipowner and seafarer's ' organizations to take measure to bring to the attention of all information concerning particular hazard seafarer on board ships, for instance, by posting official notices containing relevant instructions.
8. The competent authority shall require the shipowner is conducting risk evaluation a in relations to management of occupational safety and health refer to appropriate statistical information from their ships and from general statistics provided by the competent authority.
Guideline guideline B 4.3-Health and safety protection and accident prevention guideline B 4.3.1-Provision on occupational accidents, injuries and diseases 1. The provision required under Standard A 4.3 should take into account the ILO code of practice entitled accident prevention on board ship at sea and in port, 1996, and subsequent versions and other related ILO and other international standards and guidelines and codes of practice regarding occupational safety and health protection, including any exposure levels that they may identify.
2. The competent authority should ensur that the national guidelines for the management of occupational safety and health address the following matters, in particular: (a) general and basic provision;
(b) structural features of the ship, including means of access and asbestos-related risks;
(c) machinery;
(d) the effects of the extremely low or high temperature of any surface with which the seafarer may be in contact;
(e) the effects of noise in the workplace and in shipboard accommodation; (f) the effects of vibration in the workplace and in shipboard accommodation;
(g) the effects of ambient factors, other than those referred to in subparagraph (e) and (f), in the workplace and in shipboard accommodation, including tobacco smoke;
(h) special safety measure on and below deck;
(i) loading and unloading equipment;
(j) fire prevention and fire-fighting;
(k) the anchor, chain and line;
(l) dangerous cargo and ballast;
(m) personal protective equipment for the seafarer;
(n) work in enclosed spaces;
(o) the physical and mental effects of fatigu;
(p) the effects of drug and alcohol dependency;
(q) HIV/AIDS protection and prevention; and (r) emergency and accident response.
3. The assessment of risk and reduction of exposure on the matters referred to in paragraph 2 of this guideline should take account of the physical occupational health effects, including manual handling of loads, noise and vibration, the chemical and biological occupational health effects, the mental occupational health effects, the physical and mental health effects of occupational accidents, and fatigu. The measure should take the cessary due account of the preventive principle according to which the authority, among others things, combating risks at source, adapting the work to the individual, especially as regards the design of workplaces, and replacing the dangerous by the non-dangerous or the less dangerous, have precedenc over personal protective equipment for the seafarer.
4. In addition, the competent authority should ensur that the implications for health and safety to taken into account, particularly in the following areas: (a) emergency and accident response;
(b) the effects of drug and alcohol dependency; and (c) HIV/AIDS protection and prevention.
Guideline B 4.3.2-exposure to noise 1. The competent authority, in conjunction with the competent international bodies and with representatives of the shipowner and seafarer ' ' organizations concerned, should review on an ongoing basis the problem of noise on board ships with the objective of improving the protection of seafarer, in so far as practicabl, from the adverse effects of exposure to noise.
2. The review referred to in paragraph 1 of this guideline should take account of the adverse effects of exposure to the noise of excessiv on the hearing, health and comfort of the seafarer and the measure to be prescribed or recommended to reduce shipboard noise to protect seafarer. The measure to be considered should include the following: (a) the instruction of seafarer in the dangers to hearing and health of prolonged exposure to high noise levels and in the proper use of noise protection devices and equipment;
(b) provision of approved hearing protection equipment is not the seafarer where cessary; and (c) the assessment of risk and reduction of exposure levels to noise in all accommodation and recreational and catering facilities, as well as engine rooms and other machinery spaces.
Guideline B 4.3.3-exposure to vibration 1. The competent authority, in conjunction with the competent international bodies and with representatives of the shipowner and seafarer ' ' organizations concerned, and taking into account, as appropriate, relevant international standards, should review on an ongoing basis the problem of vibration on board ships with the objective of improving the protection of seafarer, in so far as practicabl, from the adverse effects of vibration.
2. The review referred to in paragraph 1 of this guideline should cover the effect of exposure to vibration of excessiv on the health and comfort of the seafarer and the measure to be prescribed or recommended to reduce shipboard vibration to protect seafarer. The measure to be considered should include the following: (a) the instruction of seafarer in the dangers to their health of prolonged exposure to vibration;
(b) provision of approved personal protective equipment is not the seafarer where cessary; and

(c) the assessment of risk and reduction of exposure to vibration in all accommodation and recreational and catering facilities by adopting measure in accordanc with the guidance provided by the ILO code of practice entitled ambient factors in the workplace, 2001, and any subsequent revisions, taking account of the difference between exposure in those areas and in the workplace.
Guideline 4.3.4-B Obligation of shipowner 1. Any obligation on the shipowner to provide protective equipment or other accident prevention safeguards should, in general, be accompanied by a provision requiring their use by the seafarer and by a requirement for the seafarer to comply with the relevant accident prevention and health protection measure.
2. Account should also be taken of articles 7 and 11 of the Guarding of Machinery Convention, 1963 (No. 119), and the òàæó provision of the Guarding of Machinery, 1963 Recommendations (No. 118), under which the obligation to ensur is compliance with the requirement that machinery in use is properly guarded, and it will use without appropriate guards prevented, rests on the employer , while there is an obligation on the worker not to use machinery without the guard being in position nor to make inoperativ the guard provided.
Guideline B 4.3.5 Reporting and collection of statistics-1. All occupational accidents and occupational injuries and diseases should be reported so that they can be investigated and comprehensive statistics can be analysed and published, the skipper, taking account of the protection of the personal data of the seafarer is concerned. Reports should not be limited to the accidents involving the fatalit or the ship.
2. The statistics referred to in paragraph 1 of this guideline should record the numbers, nature, causes and effects of occupational accidents and occupational injuries and diseases, with a clear indication, as applicable, of the Department on board a ship, the type of accident and whethers at sea or in port.
3. Each Member should have due regard to any international system or model for recording accidents to which the seafarer may have been established by the International Labour Organization.
Guideline B-4.3.6 investigations 1. The competent authority should undertak-investigations into the causes of occupational accidents and all circumstanc and occupational injuries and diseases resulting in loss of life or serious personal injury, and such others as may be specified in the cas of the national laws or regulations.
2. the Considerations should be given to including the following as subjects of investigation: (a) working environment, such as working surface, layout of machinery, means of access, lighting and methods of work;
(b) incidence in different age groups of occupational accidents and occupational injuries and diseases;
(c) special physiological or psychological problems created by the shipboard environment;
(d) problems arising from physical stress on board a ship, in particular as a consequences of increased workload;
(e) problems arising from and effects of technical developments and their influence on the composition of the crew; and (f) problems arising from any human failures.
Guideline B-National protection and prevention program 4.3.7. In order to provide a sound basis for the measure to promote occupational safety and health protection and prevention of accidents, injuries and diseases which are due to particular hazard of maritime employment, research should be undertaken into general trends and into such hazard as the revealed by statistics.
2. The implementation of protection and prevention programmes for the promotion of occupational safety and health should be so organized that the competent authority, shipowner and seafarer or their representatives and other appropriate bodies may play an active role, including through such means as information sessions, on-Board guidelines on maximum exposure levels to potentially harmful ambient workplace factors and other hazard or a risk evaluation of outcomes systematic process. In particular, national or local joint occupational safety and health protection and accident prevention committees or ad hoc working parties and on-board committees, on which a shipowner and seafarer's ' organizations concerned are represented, should be established.
3. Where such activity takes place at company level, the representation of a seafarer on any safety Committee on board that shipowner's ships should be considered.
Guideline B 4.3.8-content of protection and prevention programmes 1. Considerations should be given to including the following in the functions of the committees and other bodies referred to in (B), paragraph 4.3.7 guideline 2: (a) the preparation of national guidelines and policies for occupational safety and health management systems and for accident prevention provision, rules and manuals;
(b) the organization of occupational safety and health protection and accident prevention training and programmes;
(c) the organization of publicity on occupational safety and health protection and accident prevention, including films, posters, notices and brochures; and (d) the distribution of literature and information on occupational safety and health protection and accident prevention so that it reach the seafarer on board ship.
2. the relevant provision or recommendations adopted by the appropriate national authorities or organizations or international organizations should be taken into account by those preparing texts of occupational safety and health protection and accident prevention measure or recommended practices.
3. In formulating occupational safety and health protection and accident prevention programmes, each Member should have due regard to any code of practice concerning the safety and health of the seafarer which may have been published by the International Labour Organization.
Guideline B 4.3.9-occupational safety and health protection in the Instruction and the prevention of occupational accidents 1. The curriculum for the training referred to in Standard A, paragraph 1 (a) 4.3, should be reviewed periodically and brough up to date in the light of development in types and sizes of ships and in their equipment, as well as changes in manning practices, nationality, language and the organization of work on board ships.
2. There should be continuous occupational safety and health protection and accident prevention publicity. Such publicity might take the following forms: (a) educational audiovisual material, such as films, for use in vocational training centres for the seafarer and where possible shown on board ship;
(b) display of posters on board ship;
(c) inclusion in the periodical read by seafarer of articles on the hazard of maritime employment and on occupational safety and health protection and accident prevention measure; and (d) special campaigns using various publicity media to instruct seafarer, including campaigns on safe working practices.
3. The publicity referred to in paragraph 2 of this guideline should take account of the different languages and cultures, nationalit of seafarer on board ship.
Guideline B 4.3.10-Safety and health education of young seafarer Safety and health regulations 1 should refer to any general provision on medical examination before and during employment and on the prevention of accidents and the protection of health in employment, which may be applicable to the work of the seafarer. Such regulations should specify the measure which will minimize occupational dangers to young seafarer in the course of their duties.
2. Except where a young seafarer is recognized as fully qualified in a skills by the competent pertinen authority, the regulations should specify restriction on young seafarer is undertaking, without appropriate supervision and instruction, certain types of work presenting special risk of accident or of detrimental effect on their health or physical development, or requiring a particular degree of maturity, experience or skill. In determining the types of work to be restricted by the regulations, the competent authority might consider in particular work involving: (a) the lifting, moving or carrying of heavy loads or objects;
(b) entry into the boiler, tank and cofferdam;
(c) exposure to harmful noise and vibration levels;
(d) operating hoisting and other power machinery and tools, or acting as signaller to the operator of such equipment;
(e) handling moorings or tow lines or anchoring equipment;
(f) rigging;
(g) work aloft or on deck in heavy weather;
(h) nightwatch duties;
(i) servicing of electrical equipment;
(j) exposure to potentially harmful materials, or harmful physical agents such as dangerous or toxic substances and ionizing radiation;
(k) the cleaning of catering machinery; and (l) the handling or taking charge of ships ' boats.
3. the Practical measure of should be taken by the competent authority or through the appropriate machinery to bring to the attention of a young seafarer information concerning the prevention of accidents and the protection of their health on board ship. Such measure could include of adequat instructions in courses, official accident prevention publicity intended for young persons and professional instruction and supervision of young seafarer.
4. Education and training of young seafarer is on board ship ashor Bothe and should include guidance on the detrimental effects on their health and well-being of the abuse of alcohol and drugs and other potentially harmful substances, and the risks and concerns relating to HIV/AIDS and of other health risk related activities.
Guideline B-International cooperation section 4.3.11 1. Members, with the assistance as appropriate of intergovernmental and other international organizations, should endeavour, in cooperation with each other, to achieve the greatest possible uniformity of action for the promotion of occupational safety and health protection and prevention of accidents.

2. In developing the program for promoting occupational safety and health protection and prevention of accidents under Standard A 4.3, each Member should have due regard to relevant codes of practice published by the International Labour Organization and the appropriate standards of international organizations.
3. Members should have regard to the need for international cooperation in the continuous promotion of activity related to occupational safety and health protection and prevention of occupational accidents. Such cooperation might take the form of: (a) bilateral or arrangements for uniformity in the multilaterals occupational safety and health protection and accident prevention standards and safeguards; (b) exchange of information on particular hazard of regimes by the seafarer and on promoting occupational safety and means of health protection and preventing accidents;
(c) assistance in testing of equipment and inspection according to the national regulations of the flag State;
(d) collaboration in the preparation and dissemination of occupational safety and health protection and accident prevention provision, rules or manuals;
(e) collaboration in the production and use of training AIDS; and (f) joint facilities for, or mutual assistance in, the training of occupational safety and health of the seafarer in protection, accident prevention and safe working practices.
Regulations Regulation 4.4 – access to shore-based welfare facilities purpose: To ensur that the seafarer working on board a ship have access to shore-based facilities and services to secure their health and well-being 1. Each Member shall ensur that shore-based welfare facilities, where they exist, are easily accessible. The Member shall also promote the development of welfare facilities, such as those listed in the code, in designated ports to provide seafarer on ships that are in its ports with access to the facilities and adequat welfare services.
2. The responsibilities of each Member with respect to shore-based facilities, such as welfare, cultural, recreational and information facilities and services, are set out in the code.
Standard Standard A 4.4-access to shore-based welfare facilities 1. Each Member shall require, where welfare facilities exist on its territory, that they are available for the use of all seafarer, irrespectiv of nationality, race, colour, sex, religion, political opinion or social origin and irrespectiv of the flag State of the ship on which they are employed or engaged or work.
2. Each Member shall promote the development of welfare facilities in appropriate ports of the country and, after consultation with the determin the shipowner and seafarer ' ' organizations concerned, which ports are to be regarded as appropriate.
3. Each Member shall encourag the establishment of welfare boards which shall regularly review welfare facilities and services to ensur that they with appropriate in the light of changes in the needs of seafarer in the resulting from technical, operational and other developments in the shipping industry.
Guideline guideline B 4.4-access to shore-based welfare facilities guideline B 4.4.1-responsibilities of members 1. Each Member should: (a) take a measure to ensur that the adequat welfare facilities and services are provided for in the designated port of seafarer call and that protection is provided to adequat seafarer in the exercise of their profession; and (b) take into account, in the implementation of these measure, the special needs of the seafarer, especially when in foreign countries and when entering war zones, in respect of their safety, health and spare-time activities.
2. the Arrangements for the supervision of welfare facilities and services should include participation by representative of shipowner and seafarer's ' organizations concerned.
3. Each Member should take measure designed for the expedit the free circulation among ships, central supply agencies and welfare establishment of welfare materials such as films, books, newspapers and sports equipment for use by the seafarer on board their ships and in welfare centres ashor.
4. Members should cooperate with one another in promoting the welfare of the seafarer at sea and in port. Such cooperation should include the following: (a) the consultation among the competent authorities aimed at the provision and improvement of seafarer ' welfare facilities and services, both in port and on board ship;
(b) agreements on the pooling of resources and the joint provision of welfare facilities in major ports so as to avoid unnecessary duplication;
(c) the organization of international sports competitions and encouragement of the participation of the seafarer in sports activities; and (d) the organization of international seminars on the subject of welfare of seafarer at sea and in port.
Guideline B 4.4.2-welfare facilities and services in port 1. Each Member should provide or ensur the provision of such welfare facilities and services as may be required, in appropriate ports of the country.
2. Welfare facilities and services should be provided, in accordanc with national conditions and practice, by one or more of the following: (a) public authorities;
(b) the shipowner and seafarer ' ' organizations concerned under collective agreements or other agreed arrangements; and (c) voluntary organizations.
3. welfare and recreational cessary facilities should be established or developed in ports. These should include: (a) meeting and recreation rooms as required;
(b) facilities for sports and outdoor facilities, including competitions; (c) educational facilities; and (d) where appropriate, facilities for religious observances and for personal counselling.
4. These facilities may be provided by making available their seafarer in accordanc with their needs facilities designed for more general use.
5. Where large numbers of seafarer of different nationalit to require facilities such as hotels, clubs and sports facilities in a particular port, the competent authorities or the bodies of the countries of origin of the seafarer and of the flag States, as well as the international associations concerned, should consult and cooperate with the competent authorities and the bodies of the country in which the port is situated and with one another , with a view to the pooling of resources and unnecessary duplication «avoiding it.
6. Hotels or hostels suitabl for seafarer should be available where there is need for them. They should provide facilities equal to those found in a good-class hotel, and should wherever possible be located in good surrounding away from the immediate vicinity of the docks. Such hotels or hostels should be properly supervised, the prices charged should be reasonable in amount and, where not possible, the provision and cessary should be made for accommodating seafarer ' families.
7. These accommodation facilities should be open to all seafarer, irrespectiv of nationality, race, colour, sex, religion, political opinion or social origin and irrespectiv of the flag State of the ship on which they are employed or engaged or work. Without in any way infringing this principle, it may be in certain ports the cessary not provide several types of facilities, in standard but adapted comparabl to the Customs and needs of different groups of the seafarer.
8. Measure should be taken of the fact that, as no ensur cessary, technically competent persons to a self-employed full time in the operations of seafarer ' welfare facilities and services, in addition to any voluntary workers.
Guideline B 4.4.3-Welfare Boards 1. Welfare Boards should be established, at the port, regional and national levels, as appropriate. Their functions should include: (a) keeping under review the adequacy of existing welfare facilities and monitoring the need for the provision of additional facilities or the attention of underutilized facilities; and (b) assisting and advising those responsible for providing welfare facilities and ensuring coordination between them.
2. Welfare Boards should include among their members representatives of shipowner and seafarer ' ' organizations, the competent authorities and, where the appropriate, voluntary organizations and social bodies.
3. As appropriate, the consul of maritime States and local representatives of foreign welfare organizations should, in accordanc with national laws and regulations, be associated with the work of port, regional and national welfare board.
Guideline B 4.4.4-Financing of welfare facilities 1. In accordanc with national conditions and practice, financial support for port welfare facilities should be made available through one or more of the following: (a) grant from public funds;
(b) to the other duo of Levi or special from shipping sources;
(c) the voluntary contributions from the shipowner, seafarer, or their organizations; and (d) the voluntary contributions from other sources.
2. Where welfare taxes, lev and special with an imposed, they sow should be used only for the purpose for which they are raised.
Guideline B 4.4.5-Dissemination of information and facilitation measure 1. Information should be disseminated among seafarer will open their facilities concerning the general public in ports of call, particularly transport, welfare, entertainment and educational facilities and places of worship, as well as facilities provided specifically for the seafarer.
2. the means of transport Adequat at gusty prices should be available at any reasonable time in order to enable it to reach the urban area of the seafarer from convenient locations in the port.
3. All of the measure should be taken for suitabl by the competent authorities to make known to the shipowner and the seafarer entering port any special laws and customs, the contravention of which may jeopardiz of their freedom.
4. Port areas and access roads should be provided by the competent authorities with the adequat is lighting and signposting and regular patrol for the protection of the seafarer.
Guideline B-in a foreign Seafarer 4.4.6 port

1. For the protection of the seafarer in a foreign port, the measure should be taken of: (a) the facilitat access the consul of their State of nationality or State of residence; and (b) effective cooperation between it and the local or national authorities.
2. a Seafarer who are detained in a foreign port should be deal with promptly under due process of law and with appropriate consular protection.
3. Whenever a seafarer is detained for any reason in the territory of a Member, the competent authority should, if the seafarer so requests, immediately inform the flag State and the State of nationality of the seafarer. The competent authority should promptly inform the seafarer of the right to make such a request. The State of nationality of the seafarer should promptly notify the seafarer's next of kin. The competent authority should allow consular officers of these States immediate access to the seafarer and regular visits thereafter so long as the the seafarer is detained.
4. Each Member should take a measure, not whenever the cessary, ensur safety of seafarer from aggression and other unlawful acts while ships with in their territorial waters and especially in approaches to ports.
5. Every effort should be made by those responsible in port and on board a ship to shore leave for facilitat of seafarer as soon as possible after a ship's arrival in port.
Regulations Regulations 4.5-Social security purpose: To ensur that measure taken with a view to providing the seafarer with access to social security protection 1. Each Member shall ensur that all seafarer and, to the exten to provided for in its national law, their dependant have access to social security protection in accordanc with the code without prejudice however to any more of it in a favourabl condition referred paragraph 8 of article 19 of the Constitution.
2. Each Member of the undertak trail steps, according to its national, individually and through international circumstanc cooperation, achieve progressively comprehensive social security protection is for the seafarer.
3. Each Member shall ensur that seafarer who are subject to its social security legislation, and, to the exten to provided for in its national law, their dependant, is entitled to benefit from the social security protection of the less than that enjoyed by favourabl shoreworker.
Standard Standard A 4.5-Social security 1. The branches to be considered with a view to achieving progressively comprehensive social security protection under Regulation 4.5 are: medical care, sicknes, unemployment benefit, old-age benefit benefit, employment injury benefit, family benefit, maternity benefit, invalidity benefit and survivor ' benefit, complementing the protection provided for under regulations 4.1, on medical care, and 4.2, one shipowner ' liability, and under other titles of this Convention.
2. At the time of ratification, the protection to be provided by each Member in accordanc with Regulation 4.5, paragraph 1, shall include at least three of the nine branches listed in paragraph 1 of this Standard.
3. Each Member shall take steps according to its national circumstanc to provide the complementary social security protection referred to in paragraph 1 of this Standard to all of ordinarily resident seafarer in its territory. This responsibility could be satisfied, for example, through appropriate bilateral or multilaterals agreements or contribution-based systems. The resulting protection shall be from less than a favourabl that enjoyed by shoreworker resident in their territory.
4. Notwithstanding the attribution of responsibilities in paragraph 3 of this Standard, members may determin, through bilateral and multilaterals and through provision of the agreements adopted in the framework of regional economic integration organizations, other rules concerning the social security legislation to which the seafarer with the subject.
5. Each Member's responsibilities with respect to a seafarer on ships that fly its flag shall include those provided for by regulations 4.1 and 4.2 and the related provision of the code, as well as those that are inheren in its general obligation under international law.
6. Each Member shall give considerations to the various ways in which comparabl benefits will, in accordanc with national law and practice, be provided to the seafarer in the absence of adequat coverage in the branches referred to in paragraph 1 of this Standard.
7. The protection under Regulation 4.5, paragraph 1, may, as appropriate, be led in the law or regulations, in private schemes or in collective bargaining agreements or in a combination of these.
8. To the exten the consistent with their national law and practice, members shall cooperate through bilateral, agreements or other arrangements or multilaterals, ensur the maintenance of social security rights, provided through contributory or non-contributory schemes, which have been acquired, or are in the course of acquisition, by all seafarer regardless_of of residence.
9. Each Member shall establish fair and effective procedures for the settlement of the dispute.
10. Each Member shall at the time of ratification specify the branches for which protection is provided in accordanc with paragraph 2 of this Standard. It shall subsequently notify the Director-General of the International Labour Office when it provides social security protection in respect of one or more other branches stated in paragraph 1 of this Standard. The Director-General shall maintain a register of this information and shall make it available to all interested parties.
11. The reports to the International Labour Office pursuan to article 22 of the Constitution, shall also include information regarding steps taken in accordanc with Regulation 4.5, paragraph 2, to extend protection to other branches.
Guideline guideline B 4.5-Social security 1. The protection to be provided at the time of ratification in accordanc with Standard A 4.5, paragraph 2, should at least include the branches of medical care, benefit and employment of sicknes injury benefit.
2. In the referred to in the Standard A circumstanc 4.5, paragraph 6, the benefits may be provided comparabl through insurance, bilateral and multilaterals agreements or other effective means, taking into considerations the provision of relevant collective bargaining agreements. Where such a measure is adopted, by the seafarer covered such measure should be advised of the means by which the various branches of social security protection will be provided.
3. Where a seafarer to subject it to more than one national legislation covering social security, the members concerned should cooperate in order to determin by mutual agreement which legislation is to apply, taking into account such factors as the type and level of protection under the legislation to which the ISA respectiv more favourabl to the seafarer concerned as well as the seafarer's preference.
4. The procedures to be established under the Standard A 4.5, paragraph 9, should be designed to cover all the positions of the relevant to the claims of the seafarer concerned, the irrespectiv of the manner in which the coverage is provided.
5. Each Member which has national seafarer, non-national seafarer or serving on both ships that fly its flag should provide the social security protection in the Convention as applicable, and should periodically review the branches of social security protection in Standard (A) 4.5, paragraph 1, with a view to identifying any additional branches appropriate for the seafarer is concerned.
6. The seafarer ' employment agreement should identify the means by which the various branches of social security protection will be provided to the seafarer by the shipowner as well as any other relevant information at the disposal of the shipowner, such as statutory marbles from the seafarer and shipowner ' WAGs ' contributions which may be made in accordanc with the requirements of identified authorized bodies pursuan to relevant national social security schemes.
7. The Member whose flag the ship flies should, in exercising its jurisdiction effectively over social matters, satisfy itself that the shipowner ' responsibilities concerning social security protection with me, including making the required contributions to social security schemes.
Title 5. Compliance AND enforcement 1. The regulations in this title specify each Member's responsibility to fully enforce the implementations and the principles and rights set out in the articles of this Convention as well as the particular obligations provided for under its titles 1, 2, 3, and 4.2.3 and paragraphs 4 of article VI, which permit the implementation of part A of the code through substantially equivalent provision in the , do not apply to part (A) of the code in this title.
3. In accordanc with paragraph 2 of article VI, each Member shall implementations that its responsibilities under the regulations in the manner set out in the Standard òàæó of The A of the code, giving due considerations to the guidelines in for the òàæó (B) of the code.
4. The provision of this title shall be implemented bearing in mind that seafarer and shipowner, like all other people, with equal before the law and entitled to the equal of the protection of the law and shall not be subject to discrimination in their access to courts, tribunal or other dispute resolution mechanisms. The provision of this title do not determin the legal jurisdiction or a legal venue.
Regulations Regulations 5.1 – Flag State responsibilities purpose: To ensur that each Member implements its responsibilities under of this Convention with respect to ships that fly its flag Regulation 5.1.1 – General principles 1. Each Member is responsible for ensuring implementation of its obligations under this Convention on ships that fly its flag.

2. Each Member shall establish an effective system for the inspection and certification of maritime labour conditions, in accordanc with regulations 5.1.3 and 5.1.4 ensuring that the working and living conditions for seafarer on ships that fly its flag meet, and continue to meet, the standards in this Convention.
3. In establishing an effective system for the inspection and certification of maritime labour conditions, a Member may, where appropriate, public institutions or authoriz other organizations (including those of another Member, if the latter agree), which it recognizes as competent and independent of them carry out inspection or to issue certificates or to do both. In all cases, the Member shall remain fully responsible for the inspection and certification of the working and living conditions of the of the seafarer concerned on ships that fly its flag.
4. A maritime labour certificate, complemented by a declaration of maritime labour compliance, shall the constitut prima facie evidence that the ship has been duly inspected by the Member whose flag it flies and that the requirements of this Convention relating to working and living conditions of the seafarer will have been met to the exten so certified.
5. Information about the system referred to in paragraph 2 of this Regulation, including the method used for assessing its effectiveness, shall be included in the Member's reports to the International Labour Office pursuan to article 22 of the Constitution.
Standard Standard A 5.1.1 – General principles 1. Each Member shall establish clear and objective standards covering the administration of its inspection and certification systems, as well as the overall procedure of adequat for its assessment of the exten to which those objective and standard with is being attained.
2. Each Member shall require ships that fly all its flag to have a copy of this Convention available on board.
Guideline guideline B 5.1.1 – General principles 1. The competent authority should make appropriate arrangements to promote effective cooperation between public institutions and other organizations, referred to in regulations 5.1.1 and 5.1.2, concerned with seafarer shipboard working and living conditions '.
2. In order to better cooperation between the inspector and ensur shipowner, seafarer and their organizations, and their respectiv maintain or improve seafarer working and living conditions ', the competent authority should consult the representatives of such organizations at regular intervals as to the best means of attaining these ends. The manner of such consultation should be determined by the competent authority after consulting with the shipowner and seafarer ' organization '.
Regulations Regulation 5.1.2 – Authorization of recognized organizations 1. The public institutions or other organizations referred to in paragraph 3 of Regulation 5.1.1 (recognized organizations) shall have been recognized by the competent authority as meeting the requirements in the code regarding competency and independence. The inspection or certification functions which the recognized organizations may be authorized to carry out shall come within the scope of the activities that are expressly mentioned in the code as being carried out by the competent authority or a recognized organization.
2. The reports referred to in paragraph 5 of Regulation 5.1.1 shall contain information regarding any recognized organization, the authorization given to the exten of and the arrangements made by the Member to ensur that the authorized activities are carried out completely and effectively.
Standard Standard A 5.1.2-Authorization of recognized organizations 1. For the purpose of recognition in accordanc with paragraph 1 of Regulation 5.1.2, the competent authority shall review the competency and independence of the organization concerned and the organization of determin whethers has demonstrated, to the exten cessary for carrying out to the activities covered by the authorization conferred on it, that the organization: (a) has the cessary expertise in the relevant aspects of this Convention and an appropriate knowledge of ship operations , including the minimum requirements for a seafarer to work on a ship, conditions of employment, accommodation, recreational facilities, food and catering, accident prevention, health protection, medical care, welfare and social security protection;
(b) has the ability to maintain and update the expertise of its personnel;
(c) has the cessary knowledge of the requirements of this Convention as well as of applicable national laws and regulations and relevant international instruments; and (d) is of the appropriate size, structure, experience and capability of commensurat with the type and degree of authorization.
2. Any authorization granted in respect of the inspection with shall, as a minimum, empower the recognized organization to require the rectification of deficienc that it need something to working and living in the seafarer ' condition and to carry out inspection in this regard at the request of a port State.
3. Each Member shall establish: (a) a system to ensur the adequacy of work performed by recognized organizations, which includes information on all applicable national laws and regulations and relevant international instruments; and (b) procedures for communication with and oversigh of such organizations.
4. Each Member shall provide the International Labour Office with a current list of any recognized organizations authorized to act on its behalf and it shall keep this list up to date. The list shall specify the functions that the recognized organizations have been authorized to carry out. The Office shall make the list publicly available.
Guideline guideline 5.1.2-Authorization of recognized organizations B 1. The organization seeking recognition should demonstrates the technical, administrative and managerial competence and capacity to ensur the provision of timely service of satisfactory quality.
2. In evaluating the capability of an organization, the competent authority should determin the whethers the organization: (a) has the technical, managerial and adequat support staff;
(b) has sufficient qualified professional staff to provide them the required service, representing an adequat location of coverage;
(c) has proven ability to provide a timely service of satisfactory quality; and (d) is independent and in its operations accountabl.
3. The competent authority should conclud a written agreement with any organization that it recognizes for purpose of an authorization. The agreement should include the following elements: (a) scope of application;
(b) purpose;
(c) general condition;
(d) the execution of functions under authorization;
(e) the legal basis of the functions under authorization;
(f) reporting to the competent authority;
(g) specification of the authorization from the competent authority to the recognized organization; and (h) the competent authority's supervision of activities delegated to the recognized organization.
4. Each Member should require the recognized organizations to develop a system for qualification of staff employed by them as inspector to ensur the timely updating of their knowledge and expertise.
5. Each Member should require the recognized organizations to maintain records of the services performed by them such that they are able to demonstrates achievement of the required standards in the items covered by the services.
6. In establishing the procedures referred to in the oversigh Standard A 5.1.2, paragraph 3 (b), each Member should take into account the guidelines for the Authorization of organizations Acting on Behalf of the Administration, adopted in the framework of the International Maritime Organization.
Regulations Regulation 5.1.3-maritime labour certificate and declaration of maritime labour compliance 1. This Regulation applies to ships of: (a) 500 gross tonnage or over engaged in international voyages; and (b) 500 gross tonnage or over, flying the flag of a Member and operating from a port, or between ports, in another country.
For the purpose of this Regulation, international voyage means a voyage from a country to a port outside such a country.
2. This Regulation also applies to any ship that flies the flag of a Member and is not covered by paragraph 1 of this Regulation, at the request of the shipowner to the Members concerned.
3. Each Member shall require ships that fly its flag to carry and maintain a maritime labour certificate certifying that the working and living conditions on the ship of the seafarer, including measure for ongoing compliance to be included in the declaration of maritime labour compliance referred to in paragraph 4 of this Regulation, have been inspected and meet the requirements of national laws or regulations or other measure of implementing this Convention.
4. Each Member shall require ships that fly its flag to carry and maintain (a) a declaration of maritime labour compliance stating the national requirements implementing this Convention for the working and living conditions for the seafarer and settings out of the measure adopted by the shipowner to ensur a compliance with the requirements on the ship or ships concerned.
5. The maritime labour certificate and the declaration of maritime labour compliance shall conform to the model prescribed by the code.
6. Where the competent authority of the Member or a recognized organization duly authorized for this purpose has ascertained through inspection that a ship that flies the Member's flag meets or continues to meet the standards of this Convention, it shall issue or renew a maritime labour certificate to that effect and maintain a publicly available record of that certificate.
7. Detailed requirements for the maritime labour certificate and the declaration of maritime labour compliance, including a list of the matters that must be inspected and approved, set out in part A of the code.
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Standard A 5.1.3-maritime labour certificate and declaration of maritime labour compliance 1. The maritime labour certificate shall be issued to a ship by the competent authority, or by a recognized organization duly authorized for this purpose, for a period which shall not exceeds 100 five years. A list of matters that must be inspected and found to meet national laws and regulations or other measure of implementing the requirements of this Convention regarding the working and living conditions of seafarer on ships before a maritime labour certificate can be issued is found in Appendix A5-I. The validity of the maritime labour certificate shall be subject to an intermediate inspection by the competent authority, or by a recognized organization duly authorized for this purpose, it is the continuing compliance with ensur the national requirements implementing this Convention. If only one intermediate inspection is carried out and the period of validity of the certificate is five years, it shall take place between the second and third anniversary dates of the certificate. Anniversary date means the day and month of each year which will correspond to the date of expiry of the maritime labour certificate. The scope and depth of the intermediate inspection shall be equal to an inspection for the renewal of the certificate. The certificate shall be endorsed following satisfactory intermediate inspection.
3. Notwithstanding paragraph 1 of this Standard, when the renewal inspection has been completed within three months before the expiry of the existing maritime labour certificate, the new maritime labour certificate shall be valid from the date of completion of the renewal inspection for a period not exceeding five years from the date of expiry of the existing certificate.
4. When the renewal inspection is completed more than three months before the expiry date of the existing maritime labour certificate, the new maritime labour certificate shall be valid for a period not exceeding five years starting from the date of completion of the renewal inspection.
5. A maritime labour certificate may be issued on an interim basis: (a) to new ships on delivery;
(b) when a ship changes flag; or (c) when a shipowner's assume responsibility for the operation of a ship which is new to that shipowner.
6. An interim maritime labour certificate may be issued for a period not exceeding six months by the competent authority or a recognized organization duly authorized for this purpose.
7. An interim maritime labour certificate may only be issued following verification that: (a) the ship has been inspected, as far as reasonable and practicabl, for the matters listed in Appendix A5-I, taking into account verification of items under subparagraph (b), (c) and (d) of this paragraph;
(b) the shipowner has demonstrated to the competent authority or recognized organization that the ship has to comply with adequat procedure this Convention;
(c) the master is familiar with the requirements of this Convention and the responsibilities for implementation; and (d) the relevant information has been submitted to the competent authority or recognized organization to produce a declaration of maritime labour compliance.
8. A full inspection in accordanc with paragraph 1 of this Standard shall be carried out prior to expiry of the interim certificate to enable issue of the full-term maritime labour certificate. Of further interim certificate may be issued following the initial six months referred to in paragraph 6 of this Standard. (A) declaration of maritime labour compliance need not be issued for the period of validity of the interim certificate.
9. The maritime labour certificate, the interim maritime labour certificate and the declaration of maritime labour compliance shall be drawn up in the form òàæó to the models given in Appendix A5-II.
10. The declaration of maritime labour compliance shall be attached to the maritime labour certificate. It shall have two parts: (a) to (I) shall be drawn up For by the competent authority which shall: (i) identify the list of matters to be inspected in accordanc with paragraph 1 of this Standard; (ii) identify the national requirements embodying the relevant provision of thisConvention by providing a reference to the relevant national legal provision as well as, to the exten the cessary, not the concise information on the main content of the national requirements; (iii) refer to ship-type specific requirements under national legislation; (iv) record any substantially equivalent provision is adopted to paragraph 3 of Article pursuan via; and (v) clearly indicates any exemption granted by the competent authority as provided in title 3; and (b) part II shall be drawn up by the shipowner and shall identify the measure adopted to ensur the ongoing compliance with the national requirements between inspection and the measure's proposed to ensur that there is continuous improvement.
The competent authority or recognized organization duly authorized for this purpose shall certify part II and shall issue the declaration of maritime labour compliance.
11. The results of all subsequent inspection or other verification is carried out with respect to the ship concerned and any significant deficienc to any such verification shall be found during recorded, together with the date when the deficienc were found to have been remedied it. This record, accompanied by an English-language translation where it is not in English, shall, in accordanc with national laws or regulations, be inscribed upon or appended to the declaration of maritime labour compliance or made available in some other way the seafarer, the flag State inspector, authorized officers in port States and shipowner and seafarer representatives ' '.
12. A current valid maritime labour certificate and declaration of maritime labour compliance, accompanied by an English-language translation where it is not in English, shall be carried on the ship and a copy shall be posted in a conspicuo in place on board where it is available to the seafarer. A copy shall be made available in accordanc with national laws and regulations, upon request, the seafarer, the flag State inspector, authorized officers in port States and shipowner and seafarer, ' ' representatives.
13. The requirement for an English-language translation in paragraphs 11 and 12 of this Standard does not apply in the case of a ship not engaged in an international voyage.
14. A certificate issued under paragraph 1 or 5 of this Standard shall cease to be valid in any of the following cases: (a) if the relevant inspection is not completed within the periods specified under paragraph 2 of this Standard;
(b) if the certificate is not endorsed in accordanc with paragraph 2 of this Standard;
(c) when a ship changes flag;
(d) when a shipowner cease to assume the responsibility for the operation of a ship; and (e) when substantial changes have been made to the structure or equipment covered in title 3.15. In the case referred to in paragraph 14 (c), (d) or (e) of this Standard, a new certificate shall only be issued when the competent authority or recognized organization issuing the new certificate is fully satisfied that the ship is in compliance with the requirements of this Standard.
16. A maritime labour certificate shall be withdrawn by the competent authority or recognized organization duly authorized the for this purpose by the flag State, if there is evidence that the ship concerned does not comply with the requirements of this Convention and any required correctiv actions has not been taken.
17. When considering whethers a maritime labour certificate should be withdrawn in accordanc with paragraph 16 of this Standard, the competent authority or the recognized organization shall take into account the seriousnes or the frequency of the deficienc.
Guideline guideline (B) 5.1.3-maritime labour certificate and declaration of maritime labour compliance 1. The statement of national requirements in part I of the declaration of maritime labour compliance should include or be accompanied by a reference to the legislative provision relating to their working and living conditions of the seafarer ' in each of the matters listed in Appendix A5-I. national legislation precisely follows the where the requirements stated in this Convention, a reference may be all that is not cessary. Where a provision of the Convention is implemented through substantial equivalenc as provided under article VI, paragraph 3, this provision should be identified and a concise explanation should be provided. Where an exemption is granted by the competent authority as provided in title 3, in particular the provision or provision concerned should be clearly indicated.
2. The measure referred to in the part II of the declaration of maritime labour compliance, drawn up by the shipowner, should, in particular, indicates the occasions on which ongoing compliance with particular national requirements will be verified, the persons responsible for verification, the records to be taken, as well as the procedures to be followed where non-compliance is noted. Part II may take a number of forms. It could make reference to other more comprehensive documentation covering policies and procedures relating to other aspects of the maritime sector, for example documents required by the International Safety Management (ISM) code or the information required by Regulation 5 of the SOLAS Convention, Chapter XI-1 relating to the ship's continuous synopsis Record.

3. The measure to ensur ongoing compliance should include general international requirements for the shipowner and master to keep themselves informed of the latest advance in technology and scientific finding is concerning workplace design, taking into account the inheren the dangers of seafarer ' work, and to inform the seafarer ' representatives accordingly, thereby guaranteeing a better level of protection of the seafarer ' working and living conditions on board.
4. The declaration of maritime labour compliance should, above all, be drafted in clear terms designed to help all persons concerned, such as flag State inspector, authorized officers in port States and seafarer, to check that the requirements are being properly implemented.
5. An example of the kind of information that might be led in a declaration of maritime labour compliance is given in Appendix B5-I. 6. When a ship changes flag as referred to in the Standard, paragraph 14 (A) 5.1.3 (c), and where both States concerned have ratified this Convention, the Member whose flag the ship was formerly entitled to fly should, as soon as possible , transmit to the competent authority of the other Members of the cop to the maritime labour certificate and the declaration of maritime labour compliance carried by the ship before the change of flag and, if applicable, to the cop of the relevant inspection reports if the competent authority so requests within three months after the change of flag has taken place.
Regulations Regulation 5.1.4 – Inspection and enforcement 1. Each Member shall verify, through an effective and coordinated system of regular inspection, monitoring and other control measure, that ships that fly its flag comply with the requirements of this Convention as implemented in national laws and regulations.
2. Detailed requirements regarding the inspection and enforcement system referred to in paragraph 1 of this Regulation are set out in part A of the code.
Standard Standard A 5.1.4-Inspection and enforcement 1. Each Member shall maintain a system of inspection of the conditions for seafarer on ships that fly its flag which shall include verification that the measure relating to the working and living conditions as set out in the declaration of maritime labour compliance, where applicable, are being followed, and that the requirements of this Convention with me.
2. The competent authority shall be a sufficient number of appoin qualified inspector to fulfil its responsibilities under paragraph 1 of this Standard. Where recognized organizations have been authorized to carry out the inspection, the Member shall require that personnel carrying out the inspection are qualified to undertak-these duties and shall provide them with the legal authority to perform their duties cessary.
3. provision shall be made by Adequat to ensur that the inspector will have the training, competence, terms of reference, powers, status and independence so as not or desirabl cessary to enable them to carry out the verification and ensur the compliance referred to in paragraph 1 of this Standard.
4. the Inspection shall take place in at the interval required by Standard A 5.1.3, where applicable. The interval shall in case of 12 three years.
5. If a Member receive a complaint which it does not consider manifestly unfounded or to obtain evidence that a ship that flies its flag does not conform to the requirements of this Convention or that there are serious deficienc to in the implementation of the measure of the set out in the declaration of maritime labour compliance, the Member shall take the steps to investigat the cessary not matter and ensur that action is taken to remedy any deficienc to found.
6. the rules shall be Adequat provided and effectively enforced by each Member in order to guarantee that the inspector will have the status and conditions of service to ensur that ut300r2u independent of changes of Government and of improper external influence.
7. Inspector, issued with clear guidelines as to the tasks to be performed and provided with proper credentials shall be empowered to: (a) to board a ship that flies the Member's flag;
(b) to carry out any examination, test or inquiry which they may consider not in order to satisfy themselves cessary that the standards are being strictly observed; and (c) to require that any deficiency is remedied and, where they have grounds to believe that a serious constitut deficienc in breach of the requirements of this Convention (including the seafarer ' rights), or be a significant danger to represen seafarer ' safety, health or security, be it a ship from leaving prohibi port until action taken not by cessary.
8. Any action taken pursuan to paragraph 7 (c) of this Standard shall be subject to any right of appeal to a judicial or administrative authority.
9. the Inspector shall have the discretion to give advice instead of instituting or recommending proceedings when there is no clear breach of the requirements of this Convention that will endanger the safety, health or security of the seafarer is concerned and where there is no prior history of similar breach.
10. the Inspector shall treat as confidential is the source of any grievanc or complaint alleging a danger or deficiency in relations the seafarer ' working and living conditions or a violation of law and regulations and give them intimations of the shipowner, the shipowner's representative or the operator of the ship that an inspection was made as a consequences of such a grievanc or complaint.
11. the Inspector shall not be entrusted with the duties which might, because of their number or nature, interfer with effective inspection or prejudice in any way their authority or impartiality in their relations with the shipowner, seafarer or other interested parties. In particular, the inspector shall: (a) be prohibited from having any direct or indirect interest in any operation which they called upon them to inspect; and (b) subject to appropriate sanctions or disciplinary measure, not reveal, even after leaving service, any commercial secrets or confidential working processes or information of a personal nature which may come to their knowledge in the course of their duties.
12. the Inspector shall (a) submit a report of each inspection to the competent authority. One copy of the report in English or in the working language of the ship shall be furnished to the master of the ship and another copy shall be posted on the ship's notice board for the information of the seafarer and, upon request, sent to their representatives.
13. The competent authority of each Member shall maintain records of the inspection of the condition for seafarer on ships that fly its flag. It shall publish an annual report on inspection activities within a reasonable time, not exceeding six months after the end of the year.
14. In the case of an investigation to a major pursuan incident, the report shall be submitted to the competent authority as soon as practicabl, but not later than one month following the conclusion of the investigation.
15. When an inspection is conducted or when the measure taken under this Standard, all reasonable efforts shall be made to avoid a ship being unreasonably detained or delayed.
16. Compensation shall be payable in accordanc with national laws and regulations for any loss or damage suffered as a result of the wrongful exercise of the inspector ' power. The burden of proof in each case shall be on the complainan.
17. an Adequat penalties and others for breach of a measure correctiv of the requirements of this Convention (including the seafarer ' rights) and for obstructing inspector in the performance of their duties shall be provided for and effectively enforced by each Member.
Guideline guideline B 5.1.4-Inspection and enforcement 1. The competent authority and any other service or authority wholly or partly concerned with the inspection of working and living condition seafarer ' should have the resources to fulfil their functions without cessary. In particular: (a) each Member should take the measure of the cessary duly qualified so that technical experts and specialists may be called upon, as needed, to assist in the work of the inspector; and (b) the inspector should be provided with conveniently situated premises, equipment and means of transport adequat for the efficient performance of their duties.
2. The competent authority should develop a compliance and enforcement policy is consistency and ensur it otherwise guide inspection and enforcement activities related to this Convention. COP out of this policy should be provided to all inspector and relevant law-enforcement officials and should be made available to the public and the shipowner and seafarer.
3. The competent authority should establish simple procedures to enable it to receive information in confidence concerning possible breach of the requirements of this Convention (including the seafarer ' rights) presented by seafarer directly or by representatives of the seafarer, and permit the inspector to investigat-such matters promptly, including: (a) enabling masters, seafarer or representatives of the seafarer to request an inspection when they consider it not cessary; and (b) supplying technical information and advice the shipowner and seafarer organizations concerned and as to the most effective means of complying with the requirements of this Convention and of bringing about a continual improvement in the seafarer ' on-board conditions.
4. the Inspector should be fully trained and sufficient in numbers to secure the efficient discharge of their duties with due regard to: (a) the importanc of the duties which the inspector will have to perform, in particular the number, nature and size of ships subject to inspection and the number and complexity of the legal provision to be enforced;
(b) the resources placed at the disposal of the inspector; and (c) the practical conditions under which inspection must be carried out in order to be effective.

5. Subject to any conditions for recruitment to the public service which may be prescribed by national laws and regulations, the inspector should have qualifications and training to perform their adequat duties and where possible should have a maritime education or experience as a seafarer. They should have knowledge of adequat seafarer ' working and living conditions and of the English language.
6. Measure should be taken to provide the inspector with appropriate further training during their employment.
7. All inspector should have a clear understanding of the United Nations in which inspection of circumstanc should be carried out, the scope of the inspection to be carried out in the various referred to and the of circumstanc general method of inspection.
8. the Inspector provided with proper credentials under the national law should at a minimum be empowered: (a) to board ships freely and without previous notice; However, when commencing the ship inspection, the inspector should provide notification of their presence to the master or person in charge and, where appropriate, to the seafarer or their representatives;
(b) to question the master, seafarer or any other person, including the shipowner or the shipowner's representative, on any matter concerning the application of the requirements under the law and regulations, in the presence of any witness that the person may have requested;
(c) to require the production of any books, log books, register, certificate or other documents or information directly related to matters subject to inspection, in order to verify compliance with the national laws and regulations implementing this Convention;
(d) to enforce the posting of notices required under the national laws and regulations implementing this Convention;
(e) to take or remove, for the purpose of analysis, samples of products, cargo, drinking water, the provision of materials and substances used or handled;
(f) following an inspection, to bring immediately to the attention of the shipowner, the operator of the ship or the master, which may be affec deficienc to the health and safety of those on board ship;
(g) to alert the competent authority and, if applicable, the recognized organization to any deficiency or abuse not specifically covered by existing laws or regulations and submit proposals to them for the improvement of the law or regulations; and (h) to notify the competent authority of any occupational injuries or diseases regimes by the seafarer in such cases and in such manner as may be prescribed by laws and regulations.
9. When a sample referred to in paragraph 8 (e) of this guideline is being taken or removed, the shipowner or the shipowner's representative, and where appropriate a seafarer, should be notified or should be present at the time the sample is taken or removed. The quantity of such a sample should be properly recorded by the inspector.
10. The annual report published by the competent authority of each Member, in respect of ships that fly its flag, should contain: (a) a list of laws and regulations in force relevant to ' working and living condition seafarer and any amendments to which have come into effect during the year;
(b) details of the organization of the system of inspection;
(c) statistics of ships or other premises subject to inspection and of ships and others of the premise's actually inspected;
(d) statistics on all seafarer is subject to its national laws and regulations;
(e) statistics and information on the violation of legislation, penalties imposed and cases of detention of ships; and (f) statistics on reported occupational injuries and diseases regimes by the seafarer.
Regulations Regulation 5.1.5 – on-board complaint procedures 1. Each Member shall require that ships that fly its flag have on-board procedures for the fair, effective and the handling of seafarer complaints expeditio alleging breach of the requirements of this Convention (including the seafarer ' rights).
2. Each Member shall prohibi and penaliz any kind of victimization of a seafarer for filing a complaint.
3. The provision in this Regulation and related sections of the code are without prejudice to a seafarer's right to seek whatever legal means redres through the seafarer will consider appropriate.
Standard Standard A 5.1.5-on-board complaint procedures 1. Without prejudice to any wider scope that may be given in national laws or regulations or collective agreements, the on-board procedures may be used by the seafarer to lodge complaints relating to any matter that is alleged to constitut a breach of the requirements of this Convention (including the seafarer ' rights).
2. Each Member shall ensur that, in its laws or regulations, appropriate on board complaint procedures are in place to meet the requirements of Regulation 5.1.5. Such procedures shall seek to resolve complaints at the lowest level possible. However, in all cases, the seafarer shall have a right to their complaint directly to the master and, where they consider it appropriate, external cessary not authorities.
3. The on-board complaint procedures shall include the right of the seafarer to be accompanied or represented during the complaints procedure, as well as safeguards against the possibility of victimization of a seafarer for filing complaints. The term victimization covers any adverse action taken by any person with respect to a seafarer for lodging a complaint which is not manifestly vexatio in or maliciously made.
4. In addition to a copy of their seafarer ' employment agreement, all will be provided with (a) the seafarer shall copy of the on-board complaint procedures applicable on the ship. This shall include contact information for the competent authority in the flag State and, where different, in the seafarer ' country of residence, and the name of a person or persons on board the ship who can, on a confidential basis, provide impartial advice with seafarer on their complaint and otherwise assist them in following the complaint procedures available to them on board the ship.
Guideline guideline B 5.1.5-on-board complaint procedures 1. Subject to any relevant provision of an applicable collective agreement, the competent authority should, in close consultation with the shipowner and seafarer ' ' organizations, develop a model for fair, and well-documented expeditio on-board complaint-handling procedures for all ships that fly the Member's flag. In developing these procedures the following matters should be considered: (a) many complaints may relate specifically to those individual to whom the complaint is to be made or even to the master of the ship. In all cases a seafarer should also be able to their complaint directly to the master and to make a complaint externally; and (b) in order to help avoid problems of victimization of a seafarer for making complaints about matters under this Convention, the procedures should encourag the nomination of a person on board who can advise seafarer on the procedures available to them and, if requested by the complainan the seafarer, also attend any meetings or hearing into the subject matter of the complaint. 2. At a minimum the procedures discussed during the consultative process referred to in paragraph 1 of this guideline should include the following: (a) complaints should be addressed to the head of the Department of the seafarer lodging the complaint or to the seafarer's superior officer;
(b) the head of Department or superior officer should then attempt to resolve the matter within prescribed time limits appropriate to the seriousnes of the issues involved;
(c) if the head of Department or superior officer cannot resolve the complaint to the satisfaction of the seafarer, the latter may refer it to the master, who should handle the matter personally;
(d) the seafarer should at all times have the right to be accompanied and to be represented by another seafarer of their choice on board the ship concerned;
(e) all complaints and the decision on them should be recorded and a copy provided to the seafarer concerned;
(f) if a complaint cannot be resolved on board, the matter should be referred to the shipowner ashor, who should be given an appropriate time limit for resolving the matter, where appropriate, in consultation with the seafarer concerned or any person they may be appoin as their representative; and (g) in all cases seafarer should have a right to file their complaints directly with the master and the shipowner and competent authorities to.
Regulations Regulation 5.1.6-Marine to Each Member 1 casualt shall hold an official inquiry into any serious marine casualty, leading to injury or loss of life, that of a ship involv that flies its flag. The final report of an inquiry shall normally be made public.
2. Members shall cooperate with each other to facilitat the investigation of serious marine referred to in paragraph 1 to casualt of this Regulation.
Standard Standard A 5.1.6-marine casualt (provision Of) guideline guideline B 5.1.6-marine casualt (From the provision) Regulations Regulation 5.2-port State responsibilities purpose: To enable each Member to implementations that its responsibilities under this Convention regarding international cooperation in the implementation and enforcement of the Convention standards on foreign ships Regulation 5.2.1-Inspection in port 1. Every foreign ship calling, in the normal course of its business or for operational reasons , in the port of a Member may be the subject of inspection in accordanc with paragraph 4 of article V for the purpose of reviewing compliance with the requirements of this Convention (including the seafarer ' rights) relating to the working and living conditions on the ship of the seafarer.

2. Each Member shall accept the maritime labour certificate and the declaration of maritime labour compliance required under Regulation 5.1.3 as prima facie evidence of compliance with the requirements of this Convention (including the seafarer ' rights). Accordingly, the inspection in its ports shall, except in the specified in the Code of circumstanc, be limited to a review of the certificate and declaration.
3. Inspection in a port shall be carried out by authorized officers in accordanc with the provision of the code applicable international arrangements and others in each port State control inspection in the Members. Any such inspection shall be limited to verifying that the matter inspected is in conformity with the relevant requirements set out in the articles and regulations of this Convention and in part A only of the code.
4. the Inspection may be carried out that in accordanc with this Regulation shall be based on an effective port State inspection and monitoring system to help ensur that the working and living conditions for a seafarer on ships entering the port of the Member concerned meet the requirements of this Convention (including the seafarer ' rights).
5. Information about the system referred to in paragraph 4 of this Regulation, including the method used for assessing its effectiveness, shall be included in the Mem-ber's reports pursuan to article 22 of the Constitution.
Standard Standard A 5.2.1-Inspection in port where an authorized officer 1, having come on board to carry out an inspection and requested, where applicable, the maritime labour certificate and the declaration of maritime labour compliance, finds that: (a) the required documents are not produced or maintained or are falsely maintained or that the documents produced do not contain the information required by this Convention or are otherwise invalid; or (b) there are clear grounds for believing that the working and living conditions on the ship do not conform to the requirements of this Convention; or (c) there are reasonable grounds to believe that the ship has changed flag for the purpose of «avoiding compliance with this Convention; or (d) there is a complaint alleging that specific working and living conditions on the ship do not conform to the requirements of this Convention;
a more detailed inspection may be carried out to ascertain the working and living conditions on board the ship. Such inspection shall in any case be carried out where the working and living conditions believed or alleged to be defective could the constitut a clear hazard to the safety, health or security of seafarer or where the authorized officer has grounds to believe that any serious deficienc to constitut a breach of the requirements of this Convention (including the seafarer ' rights).
2. Where a more detailed inspection is carried out on a foreign ship in the port of a Member by authorized officers in the set out of in circumstanc subparagraph (a), (b) or (c) of paragraph 1 of this Standard, it shall in principle cover the matters listedin Appendix A5-III.
3. In the case of a complaint under paragraph 1 (d) of this Standard, the inspection shall generally be limited to matters within the scope of the complaint, although a complaint, or its investigation, may provide clear grounds for a detailed inspection in accordanc with paragraph 1 (b) of this Standard. For the purpose of paragraph 1 (d) of this Standard, complaint means information submitted by a seafarer, a professional body, an association, a trade union or, generally, any person with an interest in the safety of the ship, including an interest in safety or health hazard to seafarer on board.
4. Where, following a more detailed inspection, the working and living conditions on the ship with found not to conform to the requirements of this Convention, the authorized officer shall forthwith bring the attentions of deficienc to the the master of the ship, with required deadline for their rectification. In the event that such a considered by the deficienc with the authorized officer to be significant, or if they relate to a complaint made in accordanc with paragraph 3 of this Standard, the authorized officer shall bring to the attention of deficienc to the the appropriate shipowner and seafarer ' ' organizations in the Member in which the inspection is carried out, and may: (a) notify a representative of the flag State;
(b) provide the competent authorities of the next port of the call with the relevant information.
5. The Member in which the inspection is carried out shall have the right to transmit a copy of the officer's report, which must be accompanied by any reply received from the competent authorities to be of the flag State within the prescribed deadline, to the Director-General of the International Labour Office with a view to such action as may be considered appropriate and in order to be expedien ensur that a record is the skipper of such information and that it is brough the to the attention of parties which might be interested in availing themselves of relevant procedure of recourses.
6. Where, following a more detailed inspection by an authorized officer, the ship is found not to conform to the requirements of this Convention and: (a) the conditions on board are clearly hazardous to the safety, health or security of seafarer; or (b) the non-conformity of a serious or repeated constitut breach of the requirements of this Convention (including the seafarer ' rights);
the authorized officer shall take steps to ensur that the ship shall not proceed to sea until any non-conformitas that fall within the scope of subparagraph (a) or (b) of this paragraph have been rectified, or until the authorized officer has accepted a plan of action to rectify such non-a and is satisfied that conformitas the plan will be implemented in an expeditio in manner. If the ship is prevented from sailing, the authorized officer shall forthwith notify the flag State accordingly and invite a representative of the flag State to be present, if possible, requesting the flag State to reply within a prescribed deadline. The authorized officer shall forthwith inform also the appropriate shipowner and seafarer ' ' organizations in the port State in which the inspection was carried out.
7. Each Member shall ensur that its authorized officers are given guidance, of the kind indicated in part B of the code, as to the kind of justifying the detention of a ship circumstanc under paragraph 6 of this Standard.
8. When implementing their responsibilities under this Standard, each Member shall make all possible efforts to avoid a ship being unduly detained or delayed. If a ship is unduly detained or delayed to be found, the compensation shall be paid for any loss or damage suffered. The burden of proof in each case shall be on the complainan.
Guideline guideline B 5.2.1-Inspection in port 1. The competent authority should develop an inspection policy for authorized officers carrying out inspection under Regulation 5.2.1. The objective of the policy should be the consistency of ensur and to otherwise guide inspection and enforcement activities related to the requirements of this Convention (including the seafarer ' rights). COP out of this policy should be provided to all authorized officers and should be available to the public and the shipowner and seafarer.
2. When developing a policy relating to the detention of warranting a circumstanc of the ship under Standard A, paragraph 6, paragraph 5.2.1 of the competent authority should consider that, with respect to the breach referred to in the Standard, paragraph 6 (A) (b) 5.2.1, the seriousnes of the could be due to the nature of the deficiency concerned. This would be particularly relevant in the case of the violation of fundamental rights and principles or seafarer ' employment and social rights under articles III and IV. For example, the employment of a person who is under age should be considered as a serious breach even if there is only one such person on board. In other cases, the number of different defect found during a particular inspection should be taken into account: for example, several instances of a defect relating to accommodation or food and catering which do not threaten safety or health might be needed before they should be considered as constituting a serious breach.
3. Members should cooperate with each other to the maximum the exten possible in the adoption of internationally agreed guidelines on inspection policies, especially those relating to the warranting the detention of circumstanc of a ship.
Regulations Regulation 5.2.2 – onshore seafarer complaint-handling procedures 1. Each Member shall ensur that seafarer on ships calling at a port in the Member's territory who alleg a breach of the requirements of this Convention (including the seafarer ' rights) have the right to report such a complaint in order to facilitat a prompt and practical means of redres.
Standard Standard A 5.2.2-onshore seafarer complaint-handling procedures 1. A complaint by a seafarer alleging a breach of the requirements of this Convention (including the seafarer ' rights) may be reported to an authorized officer in the port at which the seafarer's ship has called. In such cases, the authorized officer shall undertak an initial investigation.
2. Where appropriate, given the nature of the complaint, the initial investigation shall include considerations of whethers the on-board complaint procedures provided under Regulation 5.1.5 have been explored. The authorized officer may also conduct a more detailed inspection in accordanc with Standard A 5.2.1.
3. The authorized officer shall, where appropriate, seek to promote a resolution of the complaint at the ship-board level.
4. In the event that the investigation or the inspection provided under this Standard reveals a non-conformity that falls within the scope of paragraph 6 of Standard 5.2.1 (A), the provision of that paragraph shall be applied.

5. Where the provision of paragraph 4 of this Standard do not apply, and the complaint has not been resolved at the ship-board level, the authorized officer shall forthwith notify the flag State, seeking, within a prescribed deadline, advice and a plan of action correctiv.
6. Where the complaint has not been resolved following action taken in accordanc with paragraph 5 of this Standard, the port State shall transmit a copy of the authorized officer's report to the Director-General. The report must be accompanied by any reply received within the prescribed deadline from the competent authority of the flag State. The appropriate shipowner and seafarer ' ' organizations in the port State shall be similarly informed. In addition, statistics and information regarding complaints that have been resolved shall be regularly submitted by the port State to the Director-General. Both such submissions are provided in order that, on the basis of such action as may be considered appropriate and kep a record expedien ISA of such information and is brough to the attention of the parties, including the shipowner and seafarer ' organization ', which might be interested in availing themselves of relevant procedure of recourses.
7. Appropriate steps shall be taken to safeguard the confidentiality of complaints made by a seafarer.
Guideline guideline B 5.2.2-onshore seafarer complaint-handling procedures 1. Where a complaint referred to in Standard A deal with by an ISA 5.2.2 authorized officer, the officer should first check whethers the complaint is of a general nature which concern all seafarer on the ship, or a category of them, or it only relate the whethers the individual case of the seafarer concerned.
2. If the complaint is of a general nature, considerations should be given to undertaking a more detailed inspection in accordanc with Standard A 5.2.1.
3. If the complaint relate to an individual case, an examination of the results of any on-board complaint procedures for the resolution of the complaint concerned should be undertaken. If such procedures have not been explored, the authorized officer should suggest that the complainan to take advantage of any such procedures available. There should be good reason for considering a complaint before any on-board complaint procedures have been explored. These would include the inadequacy of, or delay in, the undu the internal procedures or the complainan's fear of reprisal for lodging a complaint.
4. In any investigation of a complaint, the authorized officer should give the master, the shipowner and any other person involved in the complaint a proper opportunity to make known their views.
5. In the event that the flag State demonstrates, in response to the notification by the port State in accordanc with paragraph 5 of Standard A 5.2.2, that it will handle the matter, and that it has in place effective procedures for this purpose and has submitted a plan of action, UNDP acceptabl the authorized officer may refrain from any further involvement with the complaint.
Regulations Regulation 5.3 – Labour-supplying responsibilities purpose: To ensur that each Member implements its responsibilities under the this Convention as pertaining to seafarer recruitment and placement and the social protection of its seafarer 1. Without prejudice to the principle of each Member's responsibility for the working and living conditions of seafarer on ships that fly its flag, the Member also has a responsibility to ensur the implementation of the requirements of this Convention regarding the recruitment and placement of seafarer as well as the social security protection of seafarer that with it the national or a resident or domiciled in it otherwise the territory, to the exten that such responsibility is to be provided for in this Convention.
2. Detailed requirements for the implementation of paragraph 1 of this Regulation are found in the code.
3. Each Member shall establish an effective inspection and monitoring system for enforcing its labour-supplying responsibilities under this Convention.
4. Information about the system referred to in paragraph 3 of this Regulation, including the method used for assessing its effectiveness, shall be included in the Member's reports to their article pursuan 22 of the Constitution.
Standard Standard A 5.3-Labour-supplying responsibilities 1. Each Member shall enforce the requirements of this Convention applicable to the operation and practice of seafarer recruitment and placement services established on its territory through a system of inspection and monitoring and legal proceedings for breach of licensing and other operational requirements provided for in Standard A1.4.
Guideline guideline B 5.3-Labour-supplying responsibilities 1. Private seafarer recruitment and placement services established in the Member's territory and securing the services of a seafarer for a shipowner, wherever located, should be required to assume obligations to ensur the proper fulfilmen by the shipowner of the terms of their employment agreements concluded with seafarer.
APPENDIX A5-I of the working and living conditions of seafarer that must be inspected and approved by the flag State before certifying a ship in accordanc with Standard 5.1.3, paragraph 1 (A): minimum age qualifications of a seafarer to Medical certification of Seafarer's employment agreements use of any licensed or certified or regulated private recruitment and placement service hours of work or rest Manning levels for the ship Accommodation on-board recreational facilities Food and catering on-board medical care on-board complaint procedures payment of Waga's APPENDIX A5-III General areas that are subject to a detailed inspection by an authorized officer in a port of a Member carrying out a port State inspection pursuan to Standard A 5.2.1: minimum age qualifications of a Seafarer ' seafarer employment agreements use of any licensed or certified or regulated private recruitment and placement service hours of work or rest Manning levels for the ship Accommodation on-board recreational facilities and catering Food Health and safety and accident prevention On-board medical care on-board complaint procedures
Payment of the APPENDIX B5-I Waga example of a National Declaration see guideline 5.1.3, paragraph 5 (B) Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 Maritime Labour Declaration of Cpmplianc part I (Note: this Declaration must be attached to the ship's Maritime Labour certificate ´) Issued under the authority of: the Ministry of maritime transport of Xxxxxx With respect to the provision of the Maritime Labour Convention in 2006, the following referenced ship: name of ship IMO number gross tonnage M.S. example 12345 1.000 is maintained in accordanc with Standard A 5.1.3 of the Convention.
The undersigned declare, on behalf of the competent authority, the abovementioned that: (a) the provision of the Maritime Labour Convention are fully embodied in the national requirements referred to below;
(b) these national requirements are led in the national provision is referenced below; an explanation concerning the content of those provision with the provided where no cessary;
(c) the details of any substantial to equivalenc under article VI, paragraphs 3 and 4, are provided (crazy out the statement which is not applicable);
(d) any exemption is granted by the competent authority in accordanc with title 3 are clearly indicated in the section provided for this purpose below; and (e) any ship-type specific requirements under national legislation are also referenced under the requirements concerned.
1. Minimum age (Regulation 1.1) Shipping Law, From 123 of 1905, as amended. ("Law"), Chapter X; shipping regulations ("the regulations"), 2006, rules 1111-1222. Minimum ages are. those referred to in the Convention.
"Night" means 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. unless the Ministry of maritime transport ("Ministry") to approve a different period.
Example of hazardon works restricted their 18-year-old or over the listed in Schedule A of the heret. In the case of the cargo ship, no one under 18 may work in the areas marked on the ship ´ 's plan (to be attached to this Declaration) as "hazardous area".
2. Medical certification (Regulation 1.2) Law, Chapter XI; regulations, rules 1223-1233. 
Medical certificates shall conform to the STCW requirements, where applicable; in other cases, the STCW requirements are applied with any not cessary adjustments.
Qualified optician on list approved by Ministry may issue certificates concerning eyesigh.
Medical examination will follow the ILO/WHO guidelines referred to in guideline 1.2.1 B. 
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Declaration of Maritime Labour compliance – part II Measure adopted for their ongoing compliance between ensur inspection in the following measure's have been drawn up by the shipowner, named in the Maritime Labour certificate to which this Declaration is attached, to ensur ongoing compliance between inspection.
(State below the measure drawn up for their compliance with each of ensur of the items in part I)
1. Minimum age (Regulation 1.1) [X] date of birth of each seafarer is noted against his/her name on the crew list. The list is checked at the begginning of each voyage by the master or officer acting on his or her behalf ("cometen officer"), who records the data of such verification.
Each seafarer under 18 receive, at the time of engagement, a note prohibiting him/here from performing night work or the work specifically listed as hazardous (see part I, section 1, above) and any other hazardous work, and requiring him/her to consult the competent officer in case of doubt. (A) a copy of the note, with seafarer ´ 's signature under "received and read" and the date of signature, is the skipper by the competent officer.
2. Medical certification (Regulation 1.2) [X]

The medical certificate of the CEAS in strict confidence by the competent officer, together with a list, prepared under the competent officer's ´ responsibily and stating for each seafarer on board: the functions of the seafarer, the data of the current medical certificate (s) and the health status noted on the certificate concerned.
In any case of possible doubt as to the seafarer is medically whethers fit for a particular function or functions, the competent officer Consulta the seafarer's doctor or another qualified practitioner and records a summary of the practitioner's conclusions, as well as the practitioner's name and telephone number and the date of the consultation.
 
 
the 2006 Convention on maritime EMPLOYMENT of the International Labour Organization, Ģenerālkonferenc by the international employment office governing body in 2006 7 February has to be ninety fourth session Geneva, wanting to develop a single, coherent document that should be included in the existing international Convention and recommendation on work in the latest maritime rules, as well as the guiding principles, which can be found in other international labour conventions, in particular:-the 1930 forced labour Convention (No. 29) in the 1948 Convention on the freedom of Association and protection of the rights, merger organisations (No 87), the 1949 Convention on the right to organise and collective merger pacts (No. 98), the 1951 Convention on equal remuneration (No. 100), the 1957 Convention on the eradication of forced labour (No 105), the 1958 Convention concerning discrimination in respect of employment and occupation (No 111),-1973 minimum age Convention (No. 138), the 1999 worst forms of child labour Convention (No. 182), and taking into account the Organization's mission statement that is a decent working conditions, promoting and referring to the 1998 ILO Declaration on fundamental principles and rights at work, and also taking into account the fact that the seafarers covered by other ILO provisions and that they have other rights as their fundamental rights and freedoms, which applies to all persons, and taking into account that the maritime sector due to the global nature of seafarers need special protection and having also regard to international standards for ship safety, the protection of people and the quality management established in the amended the 1974 International Convention for the safety of life at sea, the 1972 Convention on the international vessel collision prevention rules, as well as taking into account the competence of seafarers and requirements laid down in the amended the 1978 International Convention on standards of training, certification and Watchkeeping for seafarers and Watchkeeping and referring to the fact that the United Nations 1982 Convention on the law of the Sea sets out the General legal framework within which all the oceans and seas must be carried out in the activities, and this Convention is strategically important because serves as the Foundation for national, regional and global action and cooperation in the shipping industry, as well as referring to the fact that its integrity should be maintained, and referring to the fact that the 1982 United Nations Convention on the law of the sea in article 94 is intended to flag State responsibilities and obligations with respect to the inter alia, the working conditions, crew members and social issues to its national flag vessels, and recalling the International Labour Organisation article 19 of the Constitution, paragraph 8, which provides that the Conference shall adopt any Convention or recommendation, and any Member that ratifies any Convention, without prejudice to any law, award, custom or agreement which guaranteed workers better conditions than those laid down in the Convention or recommendation and sure that this new instrument should be designed to ensure that as many Governments, ship owners and sailors to support decent work principles, to be easily updateable and itself should be effectively implemented and applied, and decided on the specific proposal to develop such a document, which is the only thing this session agenda, and stated that these proposals will be included in the International Convention on the , 23 February 2006 adopting the Convention, called for the 2006 Convention on maritime labour.
General obligations Article I 1. Each Member ratifying this Convention undertakes to implement fully its provisions in the manner set out in article VI, to ensure the right of all seafarers to decent employment.
2. Member States shall cooperate to ensure the effective implementation of the Convention and their application.
Definitions and scope article II of this Convention, 1. If certain rules not otherwise specified: a) "competent authority" means the Minister, government authority or other authority empowered to promulgate and apply the rules, decisions and other steps that have the force of law with respect to the subject matter of the relevant provisions;
(b)) "notice of maritime labour compliance" means a statement referred to in section 2 of the Convention provisions in 5.1.3;
c) "gross tonnage" means the gross tonnage calculated in accordance with the tonnage measurement regulations contained in the 1969 International Convention on tonnage measurement of ships in annex I or any successor in this Convention; gross tonnage of the vessels covered by the International Maritime Organisation adopted a temporary framework for measuring tonnage, is in the international tonnage certificate (1969) for the notes column;
(d)) "maritime labour certificate" means the certificate, referred to in section 5.1.3 2;
(e)) "the requirements of this Convention" means the requirements in these articles and the provisions of this Convention, as well as in part A of the code;
f) "seafarer" means any person who is employed or engaged at work, or takes any position on board a ship to which this Convention applies;
g) "seafarer's contract of employment" means both a contract of employment and articles of agreement;
h) "seafarer recruitment and placement service" means any public or private person, company, institution, agency or other organization involved in recruiting seafarers on behalf of shipowners or installation work with the shipowners;
I) "vessel" means a vessel that is not just for the purposes of navigation on internal waters or coastal waters in or near, or over of the waters of the port;
j) "shipowner" means the owner of the ship or any other organisation or person such as the Manager, agent or bareboat charterer, who has assumed the responsibility for operation of the ship owner and who, on assuming such responsibility, has agreed to take over the duties and responsibilities which ship-owners should take in accordance with this Convention, regardless of whether the specific duties and responsibilities on behalf of the owner of the vessel is made of any other organisation or person.
2. unless expressly provided otherwise, this Convention applies to all seafarers.
3. If in doubt as to whether any categories of persons considered under this Convention for seafarers, then this matter after consultation with the relevant shipowners and seafarers organisations decide the competent authority of each Member State.
4. unless expressly provided otherwise, this Convention applies to all ships that belong to a legal or natural person is involved in a commercial activity other than the vessels that are used for fishing or similar transaction, and the traditionally built craft, such as do and džonk. This Convention shall not apply to warships and naval auxiliaries.
5. If in doubt as to whether this Convention applies to a ship or particular category of ships, the question shall, after consultation with the relevant shipowners and seafarers organisations decide the competent authority of each Member State.
6. If the competent authority finds that the moment would not be acceptable and practical for flying the flag of a ship or particular category of vessels subject to certain provisions of the Code referred to in paragraph 1 of article VI, then the relevant provisions of the code do not apply to the extent that the subject matter regulated by national legislation or collective agreements, work or elsewhere. Such a ruling may be accepted only after consultation with the relevant shipowners and seafarers organisations and only for international flights not involved in vessels with a gross tonnage of less than 200.7. any Member State of the decisions taken in accordance with paragraph 3 or 5 or paragraph 6, shall notify the Director-General of the international employment office, who shall inform the members of the organization.
8. Unless explicitly provided otherwise, a reference to this Convention constitutes at the same time a reference to its rules and code of conduct.
Fundamental rights and principles article III, each Member State shall ensure that its legislation is respected the fundamental rights provided for in this Convention: (a) freedom of Association) of the right to collective bargaining and recognition;
(b)) all the way to forced and compulsory labour;
(c) the Elimination of child labour);
d) discrimination in respect of employment and occupation is dissolved.
Seafarers ' employment and social rights of article IV

1. Every seafarer has a right to a safe and secure workplace that complies with safety standards.
2. Every seafarer has a right to fair terms of employment.
3. Every seafarer has a right to decent working and living conditions on board.
4. Every seafarer has a right to health protection, medical care, welfare measures and other forms of social protection.
5. Each Member State shall ensure that its jurisdiction within the limits of the seafarers ' employment and social rights, mentioned in the previous paragraphs of this article are fully implemented in accordance with the requirements of this Convention. Unless otherwise provided in the Convention, such implementation may be carried out in accordance with national legislation, the relevant collective agreement or through other measures or in practice work.
IMPLEMENTATION and enforcement responsibilities article V 1. each Member State shall implement and apply the law or rules or other measures it has adopted to fulfil its commitments under this Convention with respect to ships and seafarers under its jurisdiction.
2. Each Member shall effectively exercise its jurisdiction and control over vessels flying the flag of the country, create a system to ensure compliance with the requirements of this Convention, including regular inspections, reporting, monitoring and legal proceedings in accordance with the applicable law.
3. each Member State shall ensure that its national flag vessels located in the maritime labour certificate and notice of maritime labour compliance as required by this Convention.
4. A ship to which this Convention applies, under international law, you can check the State, which is not the flag State of the ship, if the ship is in one of its ports to check that the vessel complies with the requirements of this Convention.
5. Each Member shall effectively exercise its jurisdiction and control over seafarer recruitment and placement services, if these are established in its territory.
6. each Member State shall prohibit violating the requirements of this Convention and under international law, provide for sanctions or require the adoption of corrective measures in accordance with the legislation of the Member State concerned to refrain from such violations.
7. each Member State shall carry out their duties under this Convention in such a way as to ensure that the national flag vessels that have not ratified the Convention, would not be a better attitude than against any other national flag vessels that have ratified this Convention.
Regulations and parts A and B of the code article VI 1. provisions and the provisions of part A of the code are mandatory. The provisions of part B of the code are not mandatory.
2. each Member State shall undertake to comply with the provisions of the rights and principles set out and implement every provision in such a way as it is for part A of the code concerned. In addition, the Member shall give due consideration to, or to perform their duties in such a manner as provided for in part B of this code.
3. If a Member State can not those rights and principles be implemented in such a way as indicated in part A of the code, unless expressly provided for in this Convention, it is otherwise A part can be implemented through the law and regulations and rules or other measures which are substantially equivalent to the provisions of part A.
4. in paragraph 3 of this article, any law, regulation, collective agreement or other implementing measure in the context of this Convention, is considered substantially equivalent only if the Member State declares that: (a)) code, part A, it promotes the norms or norms of the general objective and purpose;
(b)) code, part A, exercising the relevant provision or provisions.
Consultation with the organizations of shipowners and seafarers in article VII of the decision in relation to any derogation, exemption or other more relaxed application of this Convention, of which the Convention provides for consultation with shipowners ' and seafarers ' organizations, where Member States have no owners or representatives of the seafarers ' organizations, a member can accept only after consultation with the Committee referred to in article XIII.
Entry into force article VIII 1. ratification of this Convention the fact the Member State shall inform the Director General by the International Labour Office in its registration.
2. this Convention shall be binding only to the International Labour Organization in Member States whose ratification of the Convention has been registered by the Director-General.
3. this Convention shall enter into force after 12 months from the date in which the instruments of ratification of at least 30, committed by Member States that the world gross tonnage of ships of 33 per cent of the common shares is.
4. after the Convention in respect of any Member State shall enter into force 12 months after the date of ratification of this Member State registered.
Denunciation article IX 1. a Member State which ratified the Convention may denounce it after ten years since the Convention's entry into force, the first having informed the Director-General of the international employment office for recording them. Such denunciation shall take effect one year from the registration date of denunciation.
2. Each Member State that has used the right of denunciation provided for the year after it is passed in the paragraph 1 of this article, the period of ten years, this Convention remain binding even for ten years, and it may denounce this Convention only at the end of each ten-year period in accordance with the rules laid down in this article.
Effects of the entry into force of article X of this Convention revised Convention is the following: 1920, the minimum age Convention (on the sea) (No. 7);
1920 Annual Convention on unemployment benefits in the case of the ship bojāiešan (nr. 8);
1920 Convention on work placements (No. 9);
the 1921 Convention for the navigation of the employment of children and adolescents to compulsory medical examination (No. 16);
1926 Convention on seafarers ' contracts of employment (No. 22);
in 1926 the repatriation of seafarers Convention (No. 23);
the 1936 Convention for the officers ' competency certificates (No. 53);
the 1936 Convention for the paid holidays of seafarers (No. 54);
1936 shipowners ' liability Convention (sailors ' disease and trauma cases) (No. 55);
the 1936 Convention on sickness insurance (No. 56);
the 1936 Convention on hours of work and Manning (sea) (No. 57);
1936 the minimum age Convention (on the sea) (revised) (No. 58);
1946 Convention on (crew of seafarers) food and nutrition (No. 68);
1946 Convention on ship Cook certification (No 69);
1946 Convention on seafarers ' social security (No. 70);
1946 Convention on paid leave for seafarers (No. 72);
1946 Convention on medical examination (Seafarers) (No. 73);
1946 Convention for qualified sailors certification (No. 74);
the 1946 Convention on the crew rooms (No. 75);
1946 Convention on wages, hours of work and Manning (sea) (No. 76);
the 1949 Convention on paid leave for seafarers (revised) (No. 91);
the 1949 Convention for the crew rooms (revised) (No. 92);
the 1949 Convention concerning wages, hours of work and Manning (sea) (revised) (No. 86);
the 1958 Convention concerning wages, hours of work and Manning (sea) (revised) (No. 109);
1970 Convention for the crew rooms (additional provisions) (No. 133);
the 1970 Convention on the prevention of accidents (Seafarers) (No. 134);
1976 Convention on continuity of employment (Seafarers) (No. 145);
1976 Convention on seafarers ' annual paid leave (No. 146);
1976 Convention on minimum standards for commercial vessels (No 147);
the 1996 Protocol to the 1976 Convention on minimum standards for commercial vessels (No 147);
1987 Convention on seafarers ' welfare (No. 163);
1987 (Seafarers) Convention concerning health protection and medical care (No. 164);
1987 Convention on seafarers ' social security (revised) (No. 165);
in 1987 the repatriation of seafarers Convention (revised) (No. 166);
the 1996 Convention on maritime labour inspection (No. 178);
the 1996 Convention on the recruitment and job placement (No 179);
the 1996 Convention on hours of work and Manning (sea) (No. 180).
DEPOSITARY functions article XI 1. International Employment Office of the Director-General shall inform all ILO Member States of the instruments of ratification, acceptance of the Convention and the denunciation of the registration in accordance with this Convention.
2. If paragraph 3 of article VIII, the conditions have been met, shall inform the Director General of the International Labour Organization in Member States on the date on which the Convention enters into force.
Article XII International Employment Office of the Director-General shall inform the Secretary-General of the United Nations for registration in accordance with the United Nations Charter article 102 by providing comprehensive information on the Convention's ratification, acceptance and registration of denunciations under this Convention.
A SPECIAL tripartite Committee article XIII 1. International employment office governing body constantly review this Convention by special committees set up for this purpose which has special competence in maritime labour sector.

2. in order to address the issues under this Convention, the Committee shall be composed of the Member States that ratified the Convention, the Government put two representatives, and representatives of shipowners and seafarers, after consultation with the Joint Commission, appointed by the management of the maritime authority.
3. the representatives of the Governments of the Member States that have not yet ratified this Convention may participate in the work of the Committee, but they do not have voting rights on any matter, which dealt with in accordance with this Convention. The governing body may invite representatives of other organizations or institutions that could participate in the work of the Committee as observers.
4. Each ship owners and seafarers ' representative assign as many votes as necessary to ensure that the representatives of the shipowners and the seafarers ' group representative group for each individual in the side of the Government, the total number of votes represented at the meeting concerned and entitled to vote.
The AMENDMENT to the Convention article XIV amendments 1 any of the provisions of this Convention, may adopt the Ģenerālkonferenc of the International Labour Organization in accordance with the Constitution of the International Labour Organization and the Organization of the article 19 of the rules and procedures for the adoption of this Convention. Amendments to the code may be adopted in accordance with the procedures laid down in Article XV.
2. Member States whose ratification of this Convention was registered before the adoption of the amendment, the amendment shall be sent to the ratification of the text.
3. the other Member States of the Organization of the amended text of the Convention for ratification in accordance with article 19 of the Constitution.
4. The amendment shall be deemed to have been accepted on the date on which registered at least 30 amendments to the Convention or the instruments of ratification of the Convention as amended by that world gross tonnage of ships of 33 per cent of the common shares is.
5. An amendment adopted in accordance with article 19 of the Constitution, is binding only in respect of those Member States whose ratification registered by the Director-General of the international employment office.
6. for any Member referred to in paragraph 2 of this article, the amendment shall enter into force after 12 months from the date of acceptance referred to in paragraph 4 of this article, or after 12 months from the date on which its ratification of the amendment is registered, whichever date is later.
7. In connection with paragraph 9 of this article, the Member States referred to in paragraph 3 of this article, as amended, the Convention shall enter into force after 12 months from the date of acceptance referred to in paragraph 4 of this article, or after 12 months from the date of ratification of the Convention by the Member State of the registered, whichever is later.
8. Member States that ratification of this Convention before the adoption of the amendment of the register, but which have not ratified the amendment, this Convention shall remain in force without the amendments.
9. any Member State for which the ratification of this Convention was registered after the adoption of the amendment, but before this article referred to in paragraph 4, the date of declaration to the ratification of the document, you can specify that the ratification of the Convention without the amendments. If the ratification instruments of the following declaration annexed to, the relevant Member State, this Convention shall enter into force after 12 months from the date of ratification of this registered. If the ratification instrument for such a declaration is not connected or if the ratification of the record date referred to in paragraph 4, or after it, then the Member State concerned of the Convention shall enter into force after 12 months from the date on which the ratification was registered, but the Convention enters into force in accordance with paragraph 7 of this article, the Member State concerned is bound by the amendment, unless the amendment provides otherwise.
Amendment of article XV of the CODE 1. the code may be amended by the procedure specified in article XIV or, unless otherwise provided for, under the procedure set out in this article.
2. the amendment of the code of conduct of the international employment office the Director General may propose to the Government of any member or the Committee referred to in article XIII of the designated representatives of the shipowners or seafarers ' group. Government of a Member State of the proposed amendments should be proposed or be supported at least another five members of the Governments that have ratified the Convention or referred to in this paragraph, the shipowner or a representative of the seafarers ' group.
3. the Director-General to examine whether the proposed amendment complies with paragraph 2 of this article, and then this proposal together with the comments and recommendations immediately sent to all Member States of the organization by adding a call to send their comments and suggestions on this proposal within six months or another governing body for a defined period (which may not be less than three months and not more than nine months).
4. paragraph 3 of this article at the end of the period referred to in this proposal, together with the observations and recommendations in summary, expressed in accordance with this article, shall be sent for examination to the Committee meeting. The Committee, the amendment shall be deemed to have been accepted if: (a)) meeting where suggestions, the appearance is represented at least half of the Governments of the Member States that have ratified the Convention, and (b)) most of the two-thirds vote of the members of the Committee for the adoption of this amendment, and (c) this majority comprises) Committee members who signed up at the time of voting and at least half the Government voting rights, half the shipowner voting and half of the voting rights of seafarers.
5. in accordance with paragraph 4 of this article, the approval of the amendments adopted by the next session of the Conference. Following the approval of the amendment requires two-thirds of the delegates present a valid majority. If such majority fails to reach, in the Committee's proposed amendment to Election Committee for review of the transfer.
6. the amendments adopted by the Conference, the Director-General shall communicate to any Member State for which the instruments of ratification of this Convention, the instrument is registered before the date on which the Conference approved this amendment. Hereinafter called the "ratificējoš Member States". The notice shall include a reference to this article and indicate the period during which you can submit a formal objection. This period may be two years from the moment of that notification, unless at the time of approval, the Conference has not adopted a different period, which shall be at least one year. A copy of the notice sent to the other Member States for information.
7. The Conference approved the amendment shall be deemed to have been accepted if the expiry of the period provided for by the Director-General has not received official objections from more than 40 per cent of the Member States that have ratified this Convention, and representing not less than 40 per cent of the gross tonnage of the vessels of the Member States, which have ratified the Convention.
8. Amendment considered recognized, shall enter into force six months after the end of the specified period for all Member States, except for the ratificējošaj the Member States which have expressed their official opposition in accordance with paragraph 7 of this article and have not withdrawn such objection in accordance with paragraph 11.
However: (a)) to the end of the specified period, the Member State of any ratificējoš the Director-General may declare that it will be bound by the amendment only after it will send a special announcement about its recognition;
(b)) before the date on which the amendment enters into force, any Member State ratificējoš Director-General may declare that amendment defined the period will not be binding on that Member State.
Amendment 9, which is the subject of this article 8, point a (a)) of the Declaration, the Member State which made it, shall enter into force after six months from the date on which a Member State notified the Director-General concerning the recognition of this amendment or on the date on which the amendment enters into force for the first time, whichever is the later.
10. paragraph 8 (b)) that period may not be longer than one year, counting from the date when the amendment enters into force, or longer than the period, as determined during the approval of the Amendment Conference.
11. a Member State which expressed its formal objection to the amendment, the objection can be withdrawn at any time. If the Director-General following a cancellation received after the amendment has entered into force, a Member State this amendment shall enter into force after six months from the date on which this communication is established.
12. once the amendment enters into force, to ratify the amended Convention may only.
13. As far as the maritime labour certificate relates to matters that are included in the amendment to the Convention which has entered into force: (a) the Member State which recognised) this amendment is not required to provide the benefits of the Convention to those maritime labour certificates issued in other Member States the national flag vessels: (i)) in accordance with point 7 of article has officially expressed its opposition to the amendment and has not withdrawn such objection, or (ii) of this article) as a point 8) has announced that amendment it will be binding only after sending the notification, and this amendment is not accepted, and (b)) a Member State which has accepted the amendment, the Convention is the benefit of those maritime labour certificates issued in other Member States, flag vessels which, according to paragraph 8 of this article) to point b has stated that this amendment for that Member States will not be in force in accordance with paragraph 10 of this article, the specified period.
AUTHENTIC languages article XVI

The version of the text of this Convention in the English and French texts are equally authentic.
Convention concerning work in maritime terms and an explanation of the code in this explanation, which is not part of the maritime labour Convention, provides general guidance on the Convention.
2. the Convention comprises three different but related parts: the articles, regulations and the code of conduct.
Article 3 of the rules set out in part a and the fundamental rights and principles, as well as the obligations of the Member States have ratified the Convention. Article and part of the rules can be changed only in the Conference, in accordance with the International Labour Organization article 19 of the Constitution (see article XIV of the Convention).
4. the code contains detailed information on the implementation of part of the provisions. It consists of the part A (mandatory standards) and part B (permissive guidelines). The code can be amended through the simplified procedure set out in Article XV of the Convention. Whereas the code associated with the detailed implementation, amendments to the articles of the Convention should include provisions of the general part and in the field.
5. the rules and the code is divided into five sections.
1. section. Minimum requirements for seafarers to work on a ship.
2. section. The conditions of employment.
3. section. Accommodation, recreational facilities, intended for the food and catering.
4. section. Health protection, medical care, welfare and social protection.
5. section. Compliance and enforcement.
6. Each title contains groups of provisions relating to a particular right or principle (or with enforcement measures (5)), and is numbered accordingly. For example, the first group in title 1 relating to the minimum age, included the provisions of (A) 1., 1.1. and (B) 1.1 standard. instruction.
7. the Convention has three main goals: (a)) of the article and the regulations outline strict law and principles;
(b)), to provide the code using the Member States some flexibility in the implementation of those rights and principles; and (c)) with the help of title 5 to ensure that those rights and principles are properly complied with and enforced.
8. Flexibility in two main areas. One of them is the option available to participants where necessary (see article VI, paragraph 3) to give the part A of the code in force detailed requirements, using the relevant equivalence (as defined in paragraph 4 of article VI).
9. the second area of Flexibility in implementation is provided, many of the provisions of part A of the minimum requirements for formulating a more general way, thus leaving more freedom of action in relation to the transaction, which must be provided at national level. In such cases, guidance on implementation is given in part B of the code, which is optional. Thus, Member States that have ratified this Convention can ascertain their activities, which they should be carried out in accordance with the General obligation in part A, as well as the action that they are not mandatory. For example, (A) 4.1. the standard requires that all ships must provide immediate access to the necessary medicines, to provide medical care on board ship (paragraph 1 (b))), and to all vessels must be "first aid kit" (paragraph 4 (a))). This means that this obligation will be fulfilled in good faith, if the first-aid kit is simple to find on the Board. More precise instructions for the relevant URB4.1.1.nor the setting knob (4) to ensure that first aid kit content properly stored, used and enhanced.
10. Member States who have ratified this Convention, the relevant guidelines are not binding and, as indicated in section 5 of the provisions on port State control, inspections are associated only with the relevant requirements of this Convention (articles, rules and standards of part A). But the participants in accordance with paragraph 2 of article VI is due to consider his part A of the code, the implementation of the obligations in the manner provided for in part B. It is acceptable that after consideration of the relevant instructions for the proper, a participant decides to take different measures, using the above example, provides first aid kits contain the proper storage, use and replenishment, taking into account the standards of part A. On the other hand, taking into account the guidance provided in part B, the Member State concerned, as well as the ILO bodies responsible for international labour review of implementation of the Convention, can be safe and no further examination to ensure that the measures taken by the Member State is in accordance with the guidelines for the implementation of part A of the associated liabilities.
The rules and the code title 1. Minimum requirements for seafarers to work on board ship clause 1.1 – minimum age objective: to ensure that the ship does not work for persons who have not reached the prescribed age.
1. the Board shall not be employed or contracted to work for a person who has not reached the minimum age.
2. The minimum age for entry into force of the Convention for the first time, is 16 years.
3. A higher minimum age is provided under the conditions set forth in the code.
1.1. (a) standard-minimum age 1. On Board prohibited to employ or recruit persons who have not reached 16 years of age.
2. night work of Seafarers may not carry out any person who is under 18 years of age. The needs of this standard, the term "night" shall be defined in accordance with the national laws and practice. This is a period whose length is at least nine hours starting no later than midnight and ending no earlier than 5 o'clock in the morning.
3. derogations from the limit with respect to night work may be accepted by the competent authority, if: (a)) the following restrictions impair the effective training of seafarers, which are carried out in accordance with the designed programs and schedules, or (b)) or the obligation to be a recognized training programme requires that the seafarers covered by the exception, to perform their duties during the night, and the competent authority shall, after consultation with the relevant shipowners and seafarers organisations finds that work will not be detrimental to the health or well-being of seafarers.
4. it is prohibited to employ or recruit seafarers under 18 years of age, if the work may endanger their health or safety. This type of work in the Member State concerned shall make provision in their legislation or determined by the competent authority, after consultation with the relevant shipowners and seafarers organisations according to relevant international standards.
(B) 1.1. instructions – minimum age 1. Determining the working and living conditions, Member States must pay particular attention to the needs of young people who have not reached 18 years of age.
1.2. rules – medical certificate purpose: to ensure that all seafarers ' State of health is appropriate, so that they can perform their duties at sea.
1. Seafarers shall not work on a ship, where there is no certified that their health condition is suitable, so they can perform their duties at sea.
2. Can be tolerated only in exceptions provided for in the code.
(A) standard 1.2 – medical certificate 1. the competent authority of the seamen before starting work on the Board requires a valid medical certificate that States that their health condition is suitable, so they can perform their duties at sea.
2. in order to ensure that a medical certificate is displayed in the actual health status of seafarers, taking into account the responsibilities to be the competent authority, after consultation with the relevant shipowners and seafarers organisations and considering the Code referred to in part (B) of the international guidelines, indicate the medical examination and certificate.
3. This standard shall be without prejudice to the amended the 1978 International Convention on standards of training, certification and Watchkeeping for seafarers and Watchkeeping (STCW). 1.2. provision of appropriate authority recognised the medical certificate issued under STCW requirements. If seafarers not covered by STCW, then like to admit this medical certificate meeting the substance of those requirements.
4. the medical certificate issued by a qualified medical practitioner or, if the certificate is associated only with the Visual inspection, the person to whom the competent authority has given permission to issue this type of certificate. For practicing doctors accept your medical assessment a medical examination should be professionally independent.
5. Seafarers that have been refused the issuance of the certificate or who are limited in their ability to work, i.e. regarding the duration, scope or trade area allows viewing of repeated pass to another independent medical practitioner or by an independent medical persons.
6. The medical certificate indicates that: (a) the seafarer concerned is satisfactory) hearing and vision, as well as the ability to distinguish colors, if the seafarer is required to carry out the duties the performance of which may adversely affect the ability of a stub to distinguish colors, and (b)) the sailor suffers from any medical problems that can degrade when working at sea or to render the seafarer for not able to do their job, or threaten another person on board.
7. If the seafarer is not given the responsibility for a shorter period or is required under STCW: (a) a medical certificate) is valid for a maximum of two years, but if Navigator is not reached 18 years of age, the maximum period of validity shall be one year;

(b) a certificate of ability) to distinguish colors is valid for a maximum of six years.
8. in urgent cases the competent authority may permit a seafarer to work without a valid medical certificate until the next port of call where the seafarer can obtain a medical certificate from a qualified medical practitioner, provided that: (a) the following permissions) be valid for a period not exceeding three months;
(b)) in the possession of the seafarers medical certificate expired recently.
9. If the certificate expires during the ship's voyage, the certificate is in force until the next port of call where the seafarer can obtain a medical certificate from a qualified medical practitioner, provided that the period shall not exceed three months.
10. Those seafarers who work on ships, which typically goes international shipping services, medical certificates must be at least in English.
(B) 1.2 – medical certificate instructions (B) 1.2.1. instructions: 1. International guidelines to the competent body for practicing doctors look at processors, ship owners, seafarers ' representatives and all other persons associated with seafarers and seafarers of the emerging medical fitness examination must comply with the International Labour Organisation/World Health Organisation guidelines of medical fitness for seafarers checks before going to sea and periodically, including subsequent versions, as well as any applicable international guidelines published by the International Labour Organisation , The International Maritime Organization or the World Health Organization.
1.3. the rule – training and qualifications purpose: to ensure that seafarers are trained or qualified to carry out their duties on board.
1. Seafarers shall not work on a ship unless they are trained or certified as competent or otherwise qualified to perform their duties.
2. Seafarers shall not work on a ship, if they have successfully completed training for personal safety on board ship.
3. Training and certification, carried out according to the International Maritime Organization adopted statutory law considers relevant paragraphs 1 and 2.
4. Any member who at the time of ratification of the Convention was binding on the 1946 Convention for qualified sailors certification (No. 74), continue to comply with the obligations laid down by that Convention, until such time as the International Maritime Organization adopted minimum standards for its subject matter and when these provisions enter into force, or until five years have passed since the entry into force of this Convention in accordance with article VIII, paragraph 3 , whichever date is earlier.
1.4. the rule – recruitment and placement purpose: to ensure that seafarers have access to an efficient and orderly recruitment of seafarers and placement system.
1. All seafarers shall have access to effective, appropriate and controlled system with which a seafarer without charge can be found on the Board.
2. the Seafarer recruitment and placement services operating in the territory of a Member State, must comply with the standards set out in this code.
3. Each Member State shall, in respect of seafarers who work on ships flying the flag of the country, require that shipowners who use seafarer recruitment and placement services based in countries or territories to which this Convention does not apply, ensure that those authorities shall comply with the requirements set out in this code.
(A) 1.4 standard-recruitment and job placement (1) each Member who heads the national recruitment of seafarers and job placement services, ensure that the service operates in a certain way, protecting the rights of the work of seafarers and promotes them in accordance with this Convention.
2. If a Member State operates a private seafarer recruitment and placement services, which basic aim is recruitment of seafarers and the placement or who work in the plant and rekrut large number of seafarers, the following services must be running on the appropriate licensing or certification for a standardised system, or subject to other rules. This system can create, modify and change only after consultation with the relevant shipowners and seafarers organisations. If in doubt as to whether this Convention applies to any private recruitment and placement service, then this matter after consultation with the relevant shipowners and seafarers organisations decide each participant's competent authority. Avoid using too large a quantity of private seafarer recruitment and placement services.
3. To the extent that, after consultation with the relevant shipowners and seafarers ' organizations, the competent authority considers it necessary, in paragraph 2 of this standard apply also to the territory of the Member States in the recruitment and placement services, chaired by the Mariners ' organization, to work on its national flag vessels recruited seamen who are nationals of that Member State.
Services to which this paragraph applies, shall comply with the following conditions: (a) the recruitment and placement) will act in accordance with a collective agreement concluded between the Organization and the owner of the ship;
(b) both the seafarers ' organization), and the owner of the ship is situated within the territory of a Member State;
(c) Member States have developed national) laws and regulations, procedures that empowered to conclude or register a collective agreement which permits to start recruiting and placement service, and (d)) recruitment and placement services operating in a certain way and take measures to protect and promote the rights of seafarers ' in a similar way, as provided for in paragraph 5 of this standard.
4. nothing in this standard or regulation 1.4): (a) shall not prevent a Member State from maintaining separate national seafarers ' recruitment and placement services, taking into account the policy on and the performance needs of shipowners, regardless of whether this service is part of the public employment service, or public employment service carries out this service coordination;
(b) the Member State shall not impose an obligation) to establish a system to operate in its territory by private recruitment or placement services.
5. when a Member State in paragraph 2 of this standard, the system, in its laws and regulations or other measures: (a) at least) prohibit seafarer recruitment and placement services from using means, mechanisms or lists intended to prevent or deter seafarers from gaining employment for which they are qualified;
(b)) provides that seafarers are not directly or indirectly, in whole or part be borne by fees on recruiting or placement, or work offering, excluding the cost of public medical certificate, Seaman's book and national passports, as well as other similar personal travel documents, however, do not include the cost of obtaining the visa, which shall be borne by the owner of the vessel, and (c)) provides that seafarers ' recruitment and placement services operating in the territory of a Member State: (i) maintain a registry update) for all seafarers recruited or appointed to work through them, available to the competent authority to perform the check;
II) make sure that seafarers are informed of their rights and obligations under their contracts before any commitment is entered into, or assumption, as well as make sure that the measures necessary are taken to the sailors before the signing of the contract and after that they can see them, and also receives a copy of the contract;
III) make sure that the staff recruited or work furnished seafarers are qualified and their ownership of the documents needed for work, as well as ensure that the seafarers ' employment agreement to comply with existing laws and any collective agreements that form part of the employment contract;
(iv)) as far as possible ensure that the shipowner has the means to protect seafarers from leaving foreign ports;
v) examine and respond to any complaints about their actions and notify the competent authority of any pending complaints;
vi) creates a protection system, typically in or equivalent measures, in accordance with the seamen's employment contract fulfilled its commitments and compensate for the loss in monetary seafarers, which could result in the recruitment or placement service, or the owner of the ship.
6. The competent authority shall supervise and control all seafarer recruitment and placement services operating in the territory of the Member State concerned. Private services operating licences or certificates or similar permissions it is granted or renewed in the territory only after verification that the seafarer recruitment and placement service to meet national law requirements.
7. the competent authority shall ensure that adequate machinery and procedures to create, where appropriate, the participation of either the owners or representatives of seafarers, of a complaint on the recruiting and placement services.

8. each Member which ratifies this Convention shall, as far as possible inform their nationals on the possible problems that may occur when working on its national flag, which has not ratified the Convention until it is satisfied that this is the equivalent to the standard laid down in the Convention. If the Member State which ratifies this Convention shall take measures for this purpose, it must not be contrary to the principle of free movement of workers, who set two of the contracts concluded between countries.
9. each Member which ratifies this Convention shall require its flag shipowners who use seafarer recruitment and placement services based in countries or territories to which this Convention does not apply, as far as possible to ensure that they comply with the requirements of this standard.
10. Nothing in this standard is not to be construed so as to reduce the ship owner obligations and responsibilities or members of obligations and responsibilities regarding its national flag vessels.
(B) 1.4-recruitment guidelines and recruitment B 1.4.1. -organisational and operating instructions instructions 1. in carrying out their duties in accordance with (A) 1.4. the standard paragraph 1, the competent authority shall consider: (a)) or must take the necessary measures to promote effective cooperation among seafarer recruitment and placement services, whether public or private;
(b)) the maritime needs of both national and international level by participating in the shipowners, seafarers and the relevant training bodies, develop training programmes for seafarers that form the part of the ship's crew, which is responsible for maritime safety and pollution prevention activities;
(c)) or must take appropriate measures to facilitate cooperation between shipowners and seafarers ' representative organizations national seafarers ' recruitment and placement services, if these already exist in the Organization and operation;
(d)) or, taking into account the right to privacy and the need to protect privacy, it is necessary to determine the circumstances in which the seafarer recruitment and placement services can process personal data for seamen, including acquisition, storage, mixing and transfer to third parties;
(e)) should take measures to maintain critical information and analysis on the maritime labour market, including the current and prospective seafarers that it may work on ships, they by age, sex, rank and qualifications, as well as the sector the necessary number of seafarers, provided that information on age and sex is used only for statistical purposes or programme, the purpose of which is to prevent discrimination on the basis of gender and age;
(f)) to ensure that staff who oversee public and private seafarer recruitment and placement services, which sets the part of the crew that is responsible for maritime safety and pollution prevention operations, the training has taken place, including a confirmed experience in working at sea as well as the knowledge of the maritime sector, including knowledge of the relevant maritime international instruments on training, certification and labour standards;
g) ability to determine operating standards and accept the seafarers ' recruitment and placement services and code of ethics;
(h)) the opportunity to take the licensing and certification system monitoring, on the basis of a system of quality standards.
2. Creating A 1.4. standard system referred to in paragraph 2, each Member State should consider whether the seafarers ' recruitment and placement services established on its territory, require that they develop and follow operational methods to be tested. These operational methods for the recruitment of seafarers and to private job placement services and, in so far as they also apply to national seafarers ' recruitment and placement services, to include the following issues: (a)), the medical examination of seafarers ' identity documents and other documents required for a sailor would get the job.
(b)) taking into account the right to privacy and the need to protect privacy, to collect full documentation about the seamen involved in recruitment and staff placement system that indicates not only: (i) the seafarers ' qualifications);
(ii) particulars of employment);
III) personal data relating to employment;
IV) medical data relating to employment.
(c)) must be kept updated lists include ships seafarers ' recruitment and placement services assembled the crew and ensure that there is a way to communicate with the services in case of emergency, any time of the day;
d) procedures to ensure that the seafarer recruitment and placement services or their staff not to use, offering a job to a specific ship or particular societies;
e) procedures to prevent the opportunities for exploitation of seafarers arising in connection with any such advance payments and financial transactions between the shipowner and the seafarers with seafarers ' recruitment and placement services;
f) must clearly indicate the costs that seaman might arise in the process of recruiting;
g) ensure that seafarers are given information about specific conditions of the work to the owner of the ship and the position with regard to the employment of seafarers;
h) procedures that are in accordance with the natural law principles of competence and not insubordination issues according to national laws and practices and, where appropriate, the collective agreements;
I) procedures to ensure, as far as possible to the required certificates and documents submitted, the work would be restored and would not be acquired by deceit, and reviews of the work should be acknowledged;
j) procedures to ensure that information or advice for sailors ' family members at the time when the seafarers are at sea is provided immediately, with understanding and without charge;
k) verification that the working conditions on ships where seafarers are employed, complies with applicable collective bargaining agreements concluded between a shipowner and seafarer representative organisation, and, in the light of its policy, the provision of seafarers only those vessel owners who offer seafarers working conditions and conditions that comply with the relevant legislation or collective bargaining.
3. To consider the organisation of Member States and promoting international cooperation to: a) the systematic exchange and analysis of information on the maritime industry and the labour market in bilateral, regional and multilateral level;
(b)) share information on maritime labour legislation;
c) policy, working methods and legislation on sailor recruitment and placement;
(d) the procedures and conditions), to seamen could be rekrutē and the machine internationally;
e) workforce planning, taking into account the supply and demand for seafarers, as well as maritime claims.
2. section. Conditions of employment regulation 2.1 – seafarers ' employment agreements purpose: to ensure that seafarers concluded fair contracts.
1. Seafarers ' terms and conditions of employment set out or refer to them in a clear written agreement with legal force and must meet the standards set out in this code.
2. concurs with the seaman's seaman labor contract on condition that it has the opportunity to review the provisions of the Treaty and ask for advice in relation to them and that before signing them freely agrees.
3. in so far as it complies with state laws, regulations and practice, seafarers ' employment agreement shall be deemed to include any relevant aspects of work.
A standard 2.1 – seafarers ' employment contracts 1. each Member State shall adopt laws and regulations, which provides that the national flag vessels must meet the following requirements: (a) seafarers working) on its national flag vessels and seamen's employment contract which is signed by the seafarer and the shipowner or the shipowner's representative (or, if they have no employees, which represents the terms of the contract or other terms), the ship provides acceptable living and working conditions laid down in this Convention;
b) seafarers who signed the seaman's employment contract, making it possible to review and seek advice before signing with them, as well as provide other conditions necessary to ensure that the agreement is entered into after the Mariners their free will and enough to understand their rights and obligations;
(c) the shipowner and seafarer) have each signed the original contract of employment of seafarers;
(d)) should be taken to ensure that clear information on the conditions of employment of seafarers, including the ship's captain, can easily get on board and that the information, including the seafarers ' employment agreement, is also accessible for review by the competent authority staff, including the staff at ports that ship to visit;
e) seafarers shall issue a document containing details of their employment on the ship.

2. If the collective agreement constitutes all or part of a seafarers ' employment agreement, a copy of this agreement must be available on board. If the seaman's employment agreement and any applicable collective agreement is not in English, the English language must be available (except for ships engaged only in domestic voyages): (a) a copy of the standard form of contract);
(b) collective agreements) those parts subject to port State inspection in accordance with regulation 5.2.
3. paragraph 1 of this standard) documents referred to in subparagraph (e) should not contain information on the quality of work or wages. This document and the information to be included in the sample, as well as fill the conditions determined by the Member State in national law.
4. each Member State shall adopt laws and regulations that specify the questions to be included in all seafarers ' employment agreements governed by the legislation of the Member State. In all seafarers ' employment agreements shall include the following information: a) the sailor's name and surname, date of birth or age, and birthplace;
b) shipowner's name and address;
(c)) the place and date where the seamen's employment contract was concluded;
(d)), in which the work of seafarers employed;
(e) the seafarer's wages) or, where appropriate, the formula by which it is calculated;
f) annual leave pay or where applicable, the formula used for calculating them;
g) information about the termination of the contract and the conditions thereof, including: (i)) if the agreement is concluded for an indefinite period, the conditions under which both parties are entitled to terminate the contract, as well as the prior notice period, the owner of a ship shall not be less than a seaman;
(ii)) where the contract is for a specified period of time, the end date of the contract; and (iii)) if the contract is concluded for a voyage, the port of destination and the time which must elapse after entering the destination before the seafarer is discharged;
h) health and social security protection benefits to ensure seafarers owner;
(I) the right to the repatriation of seafarers);
j) where appropriate, a reference to collective bargaining and k) any other information prescribed by the national legislation.
5. each Member State shall adopt laws and regulations determining the minimum advance notification deadlines, by sailors and ship owners can use to terminate sailor's contract before the deadline. The duration of these minimum periods laid down after consultation with the relevant shipowners and seafarers ' organisations, and must not be shorter than seven days.
6. Prior notification period may be shorter than the minimum term only in the circumstances that the laws of the Member State or the relevant collective agreements as provided for in the working conditions that justify the termination of the employment contract with a shorter notice or without notice. In determining those circumstances, each Member State shall ensure that account is taken of the need to end the Mariners ' employment contract with a shorter notice period or without family or other urgent reason without paying a penalty.
B 2.1. instruction-seamen's employment contracts (B) 2.1.1. instruction-news about employment 1. setting messages that indicate A 2.1. paragraph 1 (e) of the standard referred to in the document) that includes news about employment, each Member State shall ensure that sufficient information is included in this document with the English translation, in order to facilitate the obtaining of further work, and that this information is sufficient to meet the requirements of the work for the improvement of sea or post. 1. This standard point e) requirements can be fulfilled using the seaman's book.
2.2. the rule – wages purpose: to ensure that seafarers pays for the work.
1. all seafarers shall receive regular remuneration for work done and according to their employment contracts.
A standard 2.2 – wages 1. Each Member State shall require that the payment on the work of its flag vessels, to be paid not less frequently than once a month and in accordance with the applicable collective agreement.
2. Seafarers shall provide a report each month on the payment and the amounts paid, including wages, additional payments and the exchange rate used, if payment is made in another currency or other course than stipulated in the contract.
3. Each Member State shall require that shipowners take measures, such as those mentioned in paragraph 4 of this standard in order to provide the possibility for seafarers in all or part of their income to transfer their families or dependants or legal beneficiaries.
4. measures to ensure that seafarers are able to transfer their income their families include: (a)) system, which ensures that the sailors, if they so wish, their job or their time can fix that part of their wages and salaries by bank transfer or similarly regular basis even of their families and (b)) a requirement that a specific time unknown amount of money to be sent directly to the person or persons that sailor is specified.
5. the fee for the 3 and 4 of this standard specified in paragraph services must be reasonable, and the exchange rate, if not otherwise specified, in accordance with the laws of a Member State must comply with the prevailing market rate or the rate officially published, which seaman agreed.
6. Each Member State shall adopt regulations relating to the seafarers ' wages, give due consideration to the instructions laid down in part B of the code.
(B) 2.2 instruction-wage URB2.2.1.nor the setting knob – Individual definitions in this guide, the term 1: a) "qualified seaman" means any seamen deemed competent to perform any duty that was carried out in the team ratings, but not monitored or specialist, or a sailor, as defined in national law or practice or by collective agreements;
(b)) "salary or wages" means wages, which includes payment for regular working hours, but does not include the payment for overtime, bonuses, allowances, paid leave or other additional remuneration;
(c)) "consolidated salary" is salary or wage, which includes the basic pay and other benefits associated with salary; a consolidated wage may include wages for all hours worked overtime and other pay-related benefits, or only partially consolidated, certain benefits;
(d)) "working time" is the time that a seaman must accompany the work;
e) "overtime" means time during which seafarers spent working in addition to the normal work time.
B 2.2.2. advice – calculation and payment 1. Seafarers whose remuneration includes separate compensation for overtime worked: (a) the calculation of salaries) needs the usual hours of work at sea and in port must not exceed eight hours per day;
(b)) in calculating overtime, normal working hours a week, after which the basic wage or salary, shall be subject to the laws of a Member State, if this is not provided for by collective agreements, but it must not exceed 48 hours per week; collective agreements may provide for a different duration, but it may not be less favourable;
c) overtime pay rate or rates, which may not be less than one and one-quarter of the basic pay or wages per hour, should be provided for in the laws of a Member State or the applicable collective agreements, and (d)) not less frequently than once a month, the master of the ship or the master specified person must keep records, confirmed by sailors, for overtime worked.
2. For seafarers whose wages are fully or partially consolidated: a) seamen's employment contracts, where appropriate shall clearly indicate the expected duration of the working time of sailor will get their pay, as well as any additional benefits that he could get in addition to the consolidated wage, and under which conditions;
(b)) If is for hours of overtime pay for hours worked, which are not included in the consolidated wage, the hourly rate should be not less than one and one-quarter of the basic rate corresponding to the normal working time, which is defined in paragraph 1 of this guideline; the same principle should be applied to the overtime hours included in the consolidated wage;
(c)), which fully or partially included in the consolidated wage than the normal working time, as defined in paragraph 1 of this guideline) in subparagraph (a) shall not be less than the minimum wage, and (d)) for seafarers whose wages are partially consolidated, records of overtime worked must be carried out and must be approved as provided for in paragraph 1 of this guideline) in subparagraph (d).
3. national laws or collective agreements may provide that remuneration provided for or any other place of the remuneration due for the overtime work or work carried out on the day of rest or public holidays, you can assign the equivalent amount of free time and relief from duties on board a ship or additional leave.
4. the laws of a Member State, adopted after consultation with the representatives of shipowners and seafarers ' organizations or, as appropriate, collective agreements should take into account the following principles: (a)) all seafarers employed on one ship, should ensure equal pay for work of equal value without discrimination, Mariner's race, colour, sex, religious belief, political opinion, nationality or social origin;

(b)) of seafarers ' contracts that specify the wages or wage rates should be kept on board; information on the amount of wages or wage rates should be made available to each seafarer, either with at least one signed copy of the document with the appropriate information in a language the seafarer understands, or by putting the seafarer a copy of the contract, or by other appropriate means;
(c) wages paid to) using legal tender, and where appropriate, it can be a bank transfer, bank cheque, postal cheque or payment order;
(d)) after the termination of all remuneration paid to be paid without undue delay;
e) if the owner does not reasonably prevent or fails to pay all wages due, the competent authorities shall impose the appropriate penalties or other appropriate remedies;
f) wages should be paid directly to seafarers ' designated bank accounts in, if they are not asked for in writing otherwise;
g) in the light of this paragraph (h)), the owner of the ship should not be allowed to set limits in relation to the freedom of the Seafarers Act with their own remuneration;
h deduction from remuneration) permitted only if: (i) the laws of a Member State) or the applicable collective agreement makes express provision for the seafarer has been informed, in a manner that the competent authority considers the most appropriate for such a deduction and deduction) total amount does not exceed the limit laid down in the laws of a Member State or by collective agreements or judgements on such deductions;
(I) remuneration for seafarers) should not apply to deductions in connection with the acquisition or conservation work;
j) seafarers should be prohibited to impose fines, which are not allowed by the laws of the Member States, collective agreements or other measures;
k) the competent authority shall have the power to check on the ship's stores and services available, to ensure that the seafarers concerned are charged fair and reasonable wages, and l) to the extent that seafarers ' claims for wages due and other amounts related to their work is protected under the provisions of the 1993 International Convention on maritime privileges and security marks, such claims should be protected under the 1992 Convention on the protection of workers ' claims in the case of employer's insolvency (No. 173).
5. Each Member State after consultation with the shipowners ' and seafarers ' representative organizations must adopt procedures for the handling of complaints relating to the matters referred to in this guide.
B 2.2.3. instruction-minimum wage 1. Without prejudice to the principle of free negotiation of collective bargaining, each Member State after consultation with the shipowners ' and seafarers ' representative organizations of seafarers to provide for a procedure for the determination of minimum wages. Shipowners and seafarers ' representative organizations should participate in this procedure.
2. developing such procedures and in fixing the minimum wages should take into account international labour standards concerning minimum wage fixing, as well as the following principles: (a)) in determining the amount of the minimum wage, account must be taken of the nature of employment at sea, ship crew preparedness and seaman the normal working hours, and (b)) the minimum wage level to apply the changes related to the cost of living and in the needs of seafarers.
3. the competent authority shall ensure that: (a) monitoring and penalties) via a system that wages be paid not less than the rate or rates, and (b)) that any seafarer who is paid at a rate less than the minimum wage, using cheap and expeditious judicial or other procedure, it is possible to recover the unpaid amount.
B 2.2.4. indication – minimum monthly basic pay or wages of skilled sailors 1. the basic pay or wages for a calendar month of service for qualified sailors must not be less than the amount periodically set by the Joint Maritime Commission or another international employment office notified the management organ of the body. Then, when the governing body has taken a decision, the Director-General shall inform the members of the Organization of any revised amount.
2. this guidance does not affect the agreement between the shipowners or their organizations and seafarers ' organizations in relation to the standard of minimum employment terms and conditions, together with an indication that these terms and conditions are recognized by the competent authority.
2.3. rule: hours of work and hours of rest purpose: to ensure that seafarers are laid down in the working time and rest time.
1. each Member shall ensure that seafarers have set working hours and rest time.
2. each Member shall provide the maximum working time and minimum rest time in a specific time period corresponding to the provisions of this code.
(A) the standard 2.3-hours of work and hours of rest 1. For the purposes of this standard, the term: (a)) "working time" is the time that a seaman must accompany the work;
(b)) "rest" means time outside hours of work; This term does not include short breaks.
2. each Member State shall, taking into account the standard 5-8 design limits, maximum working time, which may not be exceeded in a given time period, or the minimum hours of rest, with a certain period of time.
3. Each Member acknowledges that the normal working hours of seafarers like other workers in eight hours a day with one day of rest per week and rest on public holidays. But that does not prevent a Member State to carry out procedures for the recognition of the collective agreement or where the seafarers set the normal working time, which is not less favourable than this standard.
4. in determining the national standards, each Member State shall take into account the threat posed by the fatigue of seafarers, especially the fatigue of seafarers, whose duties include maritime safety and safe operation of the vessel.
5. Work time and rest time has the following limitations: (a)) the maximum hours of work shall not exceed: i) 14 hours in a 24 hour period, and (ii) 72 hours) the seven day period, and (b)) the minimum hours of rest shall not be less than: i) 10 hours in a 24 hour period, and (ii) 77 hours) seven-day period.
6. Hours of rest may be divided into no more than two periods, one of which shall be at least six hours long, and the interval between consecutive periods of rest shall not be longer than 14 hours.
7. Checks and inspections, fire and rescue training, use of resources and training for Member State legislation and international instruments, carried out in such a way as to interfere with the seafarers rest time and causing her fatigue.
8. If a sailor called to perform his duties, such as when a machinery space is not monitored, grant adequate compensation to the sailors ' rest time if such calls are being interfered with his usual rest period.
9. If no collective agreement or arbitration award, or if the competent authority determines that the provisions in this agreement or in connection with this ruling, the standard 7 or 8 point are inadequate, the competent authority shall determine such provisions to ensure that seafarers have adequate time to rest.
10. each Member State shall require, in an easily accessible place, of a table should be placed on the agenda to the Board, which at the end of each post show at least: (a)) the schedule of service at sea and in port, and (b)) the maximum hours of work or the minimum hours of rest required by the laws of a Member State or the applicable collective agreement.
11. in paragraph 10 of this standard this table creates a standardized format in the working language or languages used on board the ship and in English.
12. Each Member State shall require that every day be listed of working time or rest period to be able to monitor compliance with the standard 5-11. The accounts shall consist of the standard form established by the competent authority, taking into account the International Labour Organisation any instructions or available through these organizations prepared the standard. These records must be in paragraph 11 of this standard required languages. Seafarers shall receive a copy of the records pertaining to them and which has been approved by the master, or a person authorised by the master, and sailors.
13.5 and 6 of this standard does not preclude a Member State from point to develop legislation or procedures to the competent authority to admit or register collective agreements providing for exceptions to the restrictions indicated above. Such exceptions, as far as possible, comply with the provisions of this standard, but they can anticipate more frequent or longer leave or compensatory leave watchkeepers or seafarers working on board ships on short voyages go.
14. Nothing in this standard shall not impair the right of the master of the ship to put seafarers to work any time, if it is necessary for the ship, persons on board or cargo, or for security for the purpose of giving assistance to other ships or persons in distress at sea caught up. According to the master of the vessel may stop working time or rest time schedule and put to work in a sailor of any necessary working time until restored to normal the situation. As soon as practicable after the normal situation of the renewal, the master shall ensure that any seafarer who has worked in a scheduled rest period are granted adequate rest time.

(B) 2.3. instructions – hours of work and rest periods (B) 2.3.1. directions-the new seafarers 1. Seafarers under 18 years of age, at sea and in port the following provisions apply: (a)) working time may not exceed eight hours per day and 40 hours a week and overtime working hours should work only if this is necessary for reasons of security, (b)) should provide sufficient time for all meals, and break the day's main meal must be at least one hour long and (c)) must be provided 15-minute rest period as soon as possible following each two hours of work.
2. by way of derogation, paragraph 1 of the present instructions will not apply if: (a)) can not be practically applied to the deck, engine room and catering team working in new seafarers to perform watchkeeping duties or working on shift work, or a) such restrictions would deteriorate the new effective training of seafarers, which are carried out in accordance with the designed programs and schedules.
3. the following exceptions should be accounted for, indicating its reasons, and this document must be signed by the master of the ship.
4. paragraph 1 of This guideline will not release the new seafarers from the General obligation of all seafarers to work in any emergency situation, as provided for in (A) 2.3. Standard 14.
2.4. rules – right to leave purpose: to ensure that seafarers assigned appropriate leave.
1. Each Member shall require that seafarers employed on ships flying the flag of the country, the granting of paid annual leave under appropriate conditions in accordance with the provisions of this code.
2. Seafarers shore leave granted to improve their health and well-being, as well as to improve the performance of their duties.
A standard 2.4 – entitlement 1. each Member State shall draw up and adopt legislation providing for minimum standards for seafarers ' annual leave, working on its national flag vessels, taking into account the special needs of seafarers with respect to such leave.
2. in the light of any collective agreement or legislation of a Member State, which provides the appropriate method of calculation, which takes into account the special needs of seafarers in this respect, the annual leave with pay entitlement shall be calculated on the basis of at least 2.5 calendar days per month of employment. How calculated the duration of the work, shall be determined by the competent authority or by using existing in each Member State, the relevant mechanism. Justify the absence of working time shall not be regarded as annual leave.
3. it is prohibited to enter into any contracts for the abandonment of the minimum annual paid leave provided for in this standard, except in cases established by the competent authority.
(B) guidance 2.4 – entitlement (B) 2.4.1. instructions-1 the calculation of leave conditions designated by the competent authority or specified in the relevant mechanisms in each Member State, not the amounts of regulated services should be considered part of the service.
2. Under conditions designated by the competent authority specified in the applicable collective agreement or, in the absence of work time to visit approved seafarers ' professional education program, or for reasons such as illness or injury, or maternity should be considered part of the service.
3. Pay for annual leave must be as great as usual, seaman to the remuneration provided for in the laws of a Member State or in the seaman's employment contract. Seafarers employed on time that less than one year, or if the employment relationship is terminated, the right to leave is calculated pro rata.
4. the annual paid leave of the excluded: (a) the national holiday) the date recognized as such in the country of the flag, regardless of whether or not they are annual paid leave, (b) the time during which a seafarer) is not able to work because of sickness or injury, or maternity, under conditions designated by the competent authority or specified in the relevant mechanisms in each Member State, c) temporary leave granted to seafarers in accordance with the contract of employment and d) compensatory leave of any kind, given the circumstances, which are specified by the competent authority or that are specified in the relevant mechanisms in each Member State.
(B) instruction 2.4.2 – annual leave 1. sampling time at which annual leave may be taken, if it wasn't for the rule, a collective agreement, arbitration award or other Member State practice in the appropriate way, after consultation and, as far as possible, in agreement with the seafarers concerned or their representatives, shall be determined by the owner of the ship.
2. Seafarers shall have the right to take annual leave in the place in which they have a substantial connection and which is usually the same place to which they have a right to be repatriated. Seafarers may not require to take annual leave due to them in another place, except in cases provided for in the contract of employment of seafarers or the laws of a Member State.
3. If seafarers annual leave must be taken in its place, which is not permitted in paragraph 2 of this guideline, they are entitled to free transport to the location where they were recruited or rekrutēj, depending on which site is closer to their home; maintenance costs and other direct costs shall be borne by the shipowner; steaming time of sailor's annual report on paid vacation time.
4. the Mariner, which went on annual leave, may be withdrawn only when absolutely necessary and only with the consent of the seafarers.
2.4.3. indication b-breaking-up and Assembly 1 in the annual paid leave of this Division or merger of the annual leave for one year to the next vacation time may allow the competent authority, or this can be achieved using the appropriate mechanisms in each country.
2. in the light of paragraph 1 of this guideline and in the case of contracts relating to the relevant shipowner and seafarer concerned, otherwise, for annual paid leave, who suggested in this guide, you must be a continuous period of time.
(B) guidance – new 2.4.4. seafarers 1. special measures should be considered with respect to young seafarers under 18 years of age and that six months or for any shorter period of time under a collective agreement or seafarers ' employment agreement without leave have worked on the ship, making his voyages abroad and not returned within this time the new seafarers ' country of residence, and for the next three months, it's not coming back. These measures may include free repatriation to the place where they are domiciled in the country were recruited so that they can take that vacation they have earned during the voyage.
2.5. the rule – repatriation purpose: to ensure that seafarers are able to return home.
1. Seafarers are entitled to repatriation free of charge in the circumstances and under the conditions provided for in the code.
2. each Member State shall require that its flag vessels would have financial security, by which you can properly repatriate seafarers in accordance with the code of conduct.
A standard 2.5-repatriation 1. Each Member State shall ensure that seafarers on ships flying its flag are entitled to repatriation in the following circumstances: (a) if the seafarers ' employment agreement) expires at the time when they are in a foreign country;
(b) if the seafarers ' employment agreement) is terminated: (i))) the shipowner or seafarer ii reasonable reasons, as well as c) if the seafarers are no longer able to continue to perform his duties under the employment contract or to discharge it under certain circumstances.
2. Each Member State shall ensure that its laws and regulations or other measures or in collective agreements are appropriate provisions: (a) the circumstances in which seafarers) are entitled to repatriation in accordance with paragraph 1 of this standard b) and (c)), (b)) the maximum period of time to be spent on board, to a seaman would be entitled to repatriation; This period may not be longer than 12 months, and (c)), which specific rights holders must be provided in the event of repatriation, including rights relating to the repatriation destination, means of transport, the expenditure to be covered and other arrangements to be made by shipowners.
3. each Member State shall prohibit shipowners entering working relationship with seafarers, require them to make a previous payment to cover the costs of repatriation, and deduct the cost of repatriation from the seafarers ' wages or other remuneration, except where the seafarer in accordance with national laws and regulations or other measures or applicable collective bargaining agreements, not substantially performed the work of seafarers ' contractual obligations.
4. a Member State legislation may not restrict the right of the shipowner to recover the cost of repatriation pursuant to contract with a third party.
5. If the owner does not take measures to cover the repatriation costs of the seaman who is entitled to repatriation, then:

a ship flying the flag of a Member State) the competent authority shall carry out the repatriation of seafarers; If this authority by the repatriation of seafarers, this must be carried out, from which they must, or the State, repatri which country nationals is the seafarers, and the expenses of repatriation shall recover from the Member who is the flag ship, b) seafarers ' expenses incurred during repatriation, recovered from the shipowner by the Member State, whose flag the vessel it is, c) repatriation expenses not covered by GoB, except in the cases provided for in paragraph 3 of this standard.
6. in the light of the relevant international documents, including the 1999 International Convention on arrest of ships, which covered the expenses of repatriation in accordance with this code, you can hold the owner of the vessel concerned or request that it be put on hold until the expenses are reimbursed in accordance with paragraph 5 of this standard.
7. Each Member shall facilitate the repatriation of seafarers serving on ships calling at its ports or pass through its territorial or internal waters, as well as promote the substitution of seafarers.
8. the first Member State may refuse to grant any right to repatriation of seafarers, the owner's financial circumstances or because of the shipowner cannot or does not want to replace the seafarers.
9. Each Member shall require that seafarers by its flag vessels would be available for the applicable law of a Member State relating to repatriation, a copy of the appropriate language.
(B) 2.5 – Repatriation guidelines B-right instructions 2.5.1 1. Seafarers are entitled to repatriation: a) in the cases provided for in (A) 2.5. (a) of paragraph 1 of the standards), at the end of the period of notice, expressed in accordance with the provisions of the seafarers ' employment agreement, b) in the cases provided for in (A) 2.5. Standard) and in paragraph 1 (b) (c)): (i)) injury, disease or other medical conditions or requiring repatriation, in the event that the State of health of the seafarer is fit to travel;
II) in the case of shipwreck;
(iii)) if the owner is not able to continue to fulfil their legal obligations or contractual obligations as a sailors ' employer insolvency, sale of vessel, change of registration or other similar reasons;
(iv)) if the ship should go to the war zone, as defined by the laws of a Member State or the seamen's employment contracts, and the sailor does not agree to go there, and v) if the employment relationship is terminated or suspended, according to the ruling, the level or a collective agreement, or if the employment relationship is terminated other similar reason.
2. in determining the maximum time that should be spent on board, to a seaman would be entitled to repatriation in accordance with this code, account should be taken of the conditions affecting the seafarers ' working environment. Each Member State shall, where possible, should try to shorten this period, taking into account the technological innovation and development, and Member States may be guided by the recommendations made in this context that the Joint Maritime Commission.
3. Expenditure under A 2.5. the standard shall be borne by the shipowner, should include at least: (a) the costs of travel to) the repatriation destination, selected in accordance with paragraph 6 of the guidelines, (b) the costs of living) and food incurred since the sailors left the ship, until you have reached the repatriation destination, c) pay and allowances owed since seafarers leaving until you have reached the repatriation destination, if they are intended for a Member State legislation or collective agreements cost of 30, d) for seafarers kg personal luggage transport to the repatriation destination, and e) expenses for medical care, if needed, until the State of health of the seafarer is fit to travel to the repatriation destination.
4. Time spent awaiting repatriation and repatriation travel time should not be deducted from paid leave due to seamen.
5. Shipowners should continue to cover the costs of repatriation until the seafarers have been caught up in the specified destination code or are provided with work on the ship, travelling to one of these destinations.
6. Each Member State shall require that shipowners take responsibility for repatriation measures, through appropriate and rapid means. Transportation often use air transport. Member States shall specify the destinations to which seafarers may be repatriated. About destinations can be countries, with which the mariners have enough links, including: a) the place where the seafarer agreed to enter into an employment relationship, b) specified in the collective agreement, (c)) the seafarers ' country of residence, or (d)) the following similar place which is mutually understanding working relationship during start-up.
7. Seafarers shall have the right to choose one of several proposed destinations to which their repatri.
8. Seafarers may lose the right to repatriation, if they do not use them within a reasonable period of time to be determined by the Member State's legislation or collective agreements.
(B) 2.5.2. instructions: 1. Cooperation between Member States, which abandoned Seafarers in a foreign port and awaiting repatriation, as well as the repatriation of seafarers is delayed, you must provide all possible practical assistance, foreign port State the competent authority must ensure that the situation is immediately informed the Consulate of their flag State or local representative as well as a seafarer's country of nationality or country of residence.
2. each Member State shall ensure that seafarers are provided: a) to seafarers employed on its flag ship and caught up in a foreign port for reasons for which they are not responsible: (i)) could go back to the port where the seaman was recruited, or ii) could return to the country, where appropriate, of which he is, or the country in which he has his habitual residence, or (ii)) would return to port agreed in the seafarer and the master or shipowner and approved by the competent authority, or if in connection with this port are carried out by other relevant security measures, (b)) to seamen employed on foreign flag vessels and caught up in a foreign port due to sickness or injury, obtained by working on the ship, rather than their own intentional offence, could receive medical assistance and care.
3. If young seafarers under 18 years of age, have been working on Board at least four months and during this time it has become apparent that they are not suitable for life in the sea, they should be given a free chance to be repatriated from the first suitable port of call, in which the flag State or the new Mariner's nationality or State of residence, consular service. Notice of such repatriation, stating reasons, to be sent to the authority which issued the document, under which the new sailor was recruited to the Board.
2.6. the rule-the reward of a seaman ship disappearance or sinking event objective: to ensure that seafarers are granted remuneration or the sinking of the vessel.
1. Seafarers are entitled to adequate compensation if the seaman is injured, suffer losses or remain without a job loss or foundering of the ship.
(A) standard-2.6 remuneration for seafarers, ship's disappearance or sinking 1. each Member State shall lay down the rules, which provides that any vessel or in the case of the sinking ship owner paid each worker a seaman on board a reward for staying without a job loss or foundering of the ship.
2. the standard rules referred to in paragraph 1 are without prejudice to any other rights of seafarers, which can be determined by the laws of the Member State concerned for losses or injuries or of the ship sinking.
(B) 2.6. advice – reward seaman ship disappearance or sinking event (B) 2.6.1. instructions-remuneration for calculating unemployment 1. Reimbursement of unemployment or the sinking of the vessel due to be paid for those days which remain without actually working seafarers, taking into account the wage rate provided for in the contract of employment, but the total amount of remuneration for each seafarer may be limited to two months ' wages.
2. each Member State shall ensure that seafarers, to receive such a reward, you can use the same legal remedies designed to recover the unpaid service time earned wages.
2.7. the rule-vessel manning standards objective: to ensure that seafarers work on board ships to which is a large enough crew to vessel safely and effectively, and it should be protected.
1. each Member State shall require that all of its flag vessels would be a sufficient number of seafarers, to ensure that the ship is safe, works efficiently and is protected in all circumstances, taking into account concerns about seafarer fatigue and the nature of each trip and conditions.
A 2.7-vessel manning standards

1. each Member State shall require that all of its flag vessels would be a sufficient number of seafarers, to ensure that the ship is safe, works efficiently and is protected. Every ship must be so great to crew, which in numbers and qualifications are adequate to all operating conditions ensure the vessel and crew safety and protection in accordance with the certificate of the vessel crew minimum composition or its equivalent issued by the competent authority, as well as to comply with the provisions of this Convention.
2. When determining, approving and reviewing vessel manning standards, the competent authority shall take into account the need to avoid or to reduce the hours of work, to ensure sufficient rest time and reduce fatigue, as well as take into account the relevant international documents on manning requirements principles, in particular the document developed by the International Maritime Organization.
3. determine the manning of vessels, the competent authority shall take into account all the requirements of the food and catering, for rules and A 3.2 3.2. standard.
(B) instructions-ship 2.7 manning standards (B) 2.7.1 instructions – settlement of disputes 1. Each Member shall maintain or ensure that it is maintained efficient mechanisms for complaint or dispute of vessel manning standards for review and resolution.
2. Such a mechanism to involve representatives from shipowners and seafarers organisations, participating or not participating in other people or institutions.
2.8. the rule-Mariner career growth, skills and job opportunities objective: to promote the Mariner career growth, skills and job opportunities.
1. Each Member State shall adopt a national policy to promote employment in the maritime sector and to encourage career growth of seafarers, qualifications and greater employment opportunities for seafarers who resides in the territory of the country.
A 2.8. standard-Mariner career growth, skills and job opportunities 1. each Member State shall develop guidelines to facilitate the career development of seafarers, qualifications and employment opportunities in the maritime sector to ensure a stable and competent workforce.
2. the standard the guidance referred to in paragraph 1 are intended for seafarers competencies, qualifications and employment opportunities.
3. Each Member shall, after consultation with the relevant shipowners and seafarers organisations clear professional orientation, education and training objectives, including ongoing training of seafarers whose duties on board ship primarily relate to the safe operation of ships and navigation.
(B) instruction of seafarers 2.8 – career growth, skills and job opportunities (B) 2.8.1. instructions – Mariner career growth, skills and employment promotion measures 1. measures (A) 1.7. standard, these objectives may include: (a) the conclusion of the contract) with the owner of the ship or vessel owner Organisation agreements providing for career growth and skills, or (b)) the measures to promote employment, establishing and maintaining such registers or lists, by categories, which include skilled seamen, or c) seafarers ' training or further education opportunities both on board and ashore, to provide skills and knowledge transfer to provide and maintain decent work, improve individual employment prospects and to adapt to technological and labour market changing conditions in the maritime sector.
(B) instruction of seafarers 2.8.2-register 1. If the seafarers ' employment is determined by the registers or lists, these registers or lists should include all job categories of seafarers in a manner as specified in the laws of a Member State or the Member State practice, or by collective agreements.
2. Seafarers who are included in this register or list, priority should be given to work at sea.
3. Seafarers who are included in this register or list, you can start to work in the way as specified in the laws of a Member State, in practice or by collective agreements.
4. to the extent permitted by the laws of a Member State, the number of seafarers in such registers or lists should be reviewed periodically, in order to achieve the appropriate number of maritime industry needs.
5. If the number of seafarers on such a register or list should be kept, then it must take appropriate measures to prevent or minimize detrimental effects on seafarers, taking into account the economic and social situation of the country concerned.
3. section. Accommodation, recreational facilities, intended for the food and catering regulation 3.1 — accommodation and recreational facilities provided for the purpose: to ensure that seafarers on Board would be a decent living space and recreation facilities provided.
1. each Member State shall ensure that its flag vessels seafarers work or/and accommodation on Board should ensure and maintain adequate living space and recreation facilities provided for the Mariner's health and prosperity.
2. the requirements in the code implementing this regulation that is associated with the construction and equipping of ships apply only to ships constructed on the date on which this Convention enters into force for the Member State concerned, or after it. For ships constructed before that date, shall remain in force in its requirements for construction and equipping of vessels set out in the revised Convention of 1949 concerning crew spaces (No. 92) and the 1970 Convention on the crew rooms (additional provisions) (No. 133), in so far as it was in force before that date in accordance with their national laws or practice. The Board considered the day when construction is inserted into the wedge, or when it is at a similar stage of construction.
3. If expressly provided otherwise, any requirement in accordance with the amendment of the code, which relate to the provisions on accommodation and recreation facilities, intended to apply only to vessels whose construction has been completed on the day on which the amendment enters into force, the Member State concerned, or after it.
(A) the standard 3.1 – accommodation and recreation facilities provided 1. each Member State shall adopt laws and regulations, which stipulate that its flag vessels: (a)) correspond to minimum standards, to ensure that seafarer accommodation, work and/or living on the ship are safe, adequate and appropriate to the relevant provisions of this standard, and b) are validated to ensure standard initial and subsequent execution.
2. developing and applying the laws and regulations to implement this standard, the competent authority shall, after consultation with the relevant shipowners and seafarers organisations: (a) take into account the provisions of 4.3) and the associated code provisions on health, safety, as well as the accident prevention, taking into account the special needs of seafarers ' living and working on the Board, and (b)) due consideration in part B of this code.
3. Check that the intended in accordance with the regulations, make 5.1.4, if: (a) a ship registered or) Re-register, or b) seafarers ' living space on board is substantially altered.
4. the competent authority shall pay particular attention to ensuring implementation of the requirements of this Convention relating to: (a)) and other residential accommodation space;
(b) heating and ventilation);
c) noise, vibration and other ambient factors;
d) sanitary facilities;
e) illumination, and (f)) medical facilities.
5. the competent authority of each Member State shall require that its national flag vessels comply with the standard 6-17 sets out minimum standards for accommodation and recreation facilities provided on board.
6. with regard to the residential premises must meet the following general requirements: a) seafarers ' accommodation must comply with the appropriate headroom; the minimum permitted headroom in all seafarer accommodation where full for free movement, may be 203 centimetres; the competent authority may permit a reduction in headroom in any living room or room part if this reduction: i) is reasonable, and (ii)) will not result in discomfort to the seafarers;
b) living area must be adequately insulated;
(c)) on ships other than passenger ships, as defined in rule 2-e) and (f)) the 1974 International Convention for the safety of life at sea (SOLAS Convention), the dormitory above the waterline of the cargo ship amidships or aft, except, if the size, type or intended service of the way down the location of another dormitory can be located in the front part of the ship, but in no case before the collision bulkhead;
d) passenger ships and special ships built according to the 1983 code of the International Maritime Organization on special safety and its subsequent versions (hereinafter referred to as the "special ship"), the competent authority, provided that measures have been taken to improve the lighting and ventilation, may authorize that the dormitory is under load waterline, but never directly beneath the working the hallways;

e) dormitory may not be direct openings to machinery spaces and cargo spaces or to the galley, pantry, dryers or total sanitary facilities; This part of the bulkhead that separates the room from the dormitory and external bulkheads should be of steel or other approved material which is waterproof and airtight;
f) materials used in the internal partition structures, as well as paneling and sheeting, floors and joinings shall be suitable for the desired purpose and contribute to a healthy environment;
g) should provide sufficient illumination and water discharge, and h), accommodation, leisure and catering equipment for must meet the requirements of regulation 4.3 and the associated code provisions on health and safety, as well as the accident prevention with regard to the prevention of risks related to exposure to noise and vibration and other ambient factors and chemicals on board a harmful level and ensure decent work for seafarers and living environment on board.
7. as regards ventilation and heating must meet the following requirements: (a) the dormitories and canteens) must have sufficient ventilation;
b) vessels must be equipped with air conditioners, residential premises of seafarers in each separate radio room and for any centralized control room equipment, except vessels that regularly involved in transport of climatic conditions, subdued;
(c) all sanitary rooms, ventilation) must be open to the external environment and separate from other residential space ventilation, and d) using a suitable heating system by heating the appropriate must be provided, except in ships that ply only tropical climatic conditions.
8. with respect to requirements for lighting, the light of the special measures, which may be permitted in passenger ships, sleeping quarters and mess rooms must have natural lighting, which complemented by sufficient artificial lighting.
9. The dormitory are needed, they must meet the following requirements: (a) for dormitories) ships, other than passenger ships, each sailor must provide their own sleeping quarters, but in the case of ships of a gross tonnage of less than 3000, or special vessels, the competent authority shall, after consultation with the organisations of shipowners and seafarers, may establish exceptions from these requirements;
(b)) men and women must provide separate dormitory;
c) dormitories must be sufficiently large and adequately equipped to ensure sufficient experience and promote purity;
(d) all conditions) any seafarer provides a single bed;
e) minimum size bed may be 198 centimetres in length and 80 centimeters in width;
(f)) which is located in the dormitory, one bed, floor area shall not be less than: i) 4.5 square meters, with a gross tonnage of less than 3000;
II) 5.5 sq.m vessels with a gross tonnage of more than 3000, but less than 10000;
III) 7 square meters, with a gross tonnage of more than 10000 g) but to vessels with a gross tonnage of less than 3000, passenger ships and special ships can construct a dormitory with one bed, the competent authority may prescribe a smaller floor area;
h) vessels with a gross tonnage of less than 3000 and not passenger ships and special purpose ships, sleeping in the bed may be a maximum of two seafarers; such a dormitory floor area shall not be less than 7 square meters;
I) passenger ships and special ships, the floor area of the dormitory for seafarers not performing the duties of a ship's officer, shall not be less than: i) 7.5 square meters, in which the living accommodation of two persons;
II) 11.5 square meters, in which the living accommodation of three persons;
III) 14.5 square meters, in which the living accommodation for four persons.
j) special vessels must stay dormitory more than four persons, but the dormitory floor area shall not be less than 3.6 square metres per person;
k) ships not passenger ships and special purpose ships, sleeping in the seafarers who perform the duties of officers, if there is no private residential or recreational room, the floor area per person shall not be less than: i) 7.5 sq.m ships with a gross tonnage of less than 3000;
II) 8.5 sq.m vessels with a gross tonnage of more than 3000, but less than 10000;
III) 10 square metres, with a gross tonnage of more than 10000 l) passenger ships and special ships the floor area of the accommodation provided for seafarers who perform the duties of officers, if there is no private residential or recreational space, must be not less than 7.5 sq.m per person younger officer cabins and smaller than 8.5 square metres per person of the senior officers in the cabins; recent officers are those who perform the functions of performance levels, but senior officers – for functions at management level;
m) vessel, the senior mechanic and senior navigation officer in addition to sleeping quarters due to the adjacent living room, rest room or equivalent additional space; for vessels with a gross tonnage of less than 3000, the competent authority shall, after consultation with the organisations of shipowners and seafarers, may establish exceptions in relation to this claim;
n) for each inmate eligible for furniture, including a wardrobe of a capacity not less than 475 litres and a drawer or equivalent space, having a capacity of not less than 56 litres; If the drawer is in the closet, then the total volume of the wardrobe may not be less than 500 litres; the oven must be to a shelf and cupboard must be locked to ensure privacy;
o) in each dormitory must be table or desk, which may be attached, the drop-down or pull; the room should also have the desired comfortable seats.
10. with regard to the canteens must meet the following requirements: (a) canteens should be) is separate from the dormitory and as close as possible to the galley; for vessels with a gross tonnage of less than 3000, the competent authority shall, after consultation with the relevant shipowners and seafarers organisations may set exceptions to this requirement, and (b)) canteens should be of adequate size, comfortable and appropriately furnished and equipped (including extra mess), taking into account the number of seafarers, that they can use at any time; appropriate provisions must be laid down for individual or common diner.
11. with regard to sanitary facilities must meet the following requirements: (a)) all seafarers must have convenient access to the ship's sanitary facilities that meet minimum health and hygiene standards, as well as reasonable convenience standards; men and women must provide individual sanitary facilities;
b) sanitary facilities should be easily accessible from the navigating bridge and in the machinery space or near the engine room control centre; for vessels with a gross tonnage of less than 3000, the competent authority shall, after consultation with the relevant shipowners and seafarers ' organizations may establish exceptions in relation to this claim;
(c)) to a convenient location to all vessels must have at least one toilet, one sink and one bath and/or shower for every six persons or less who do not have personal space;
d) in each dormitory, except for passenger vessels must be one which in the sink, available with hot and cold running fresh water, except where such a washbasin is situated in the private bathroom;
e) passenger ships, which usually goes for flights that are not longer than four hours, the competent authority may provide for specific measures or reduce the required number of spaces, and f) hot and cold fresh water shall be available in all wash places.
12. with regard to medical facilities must comply with the requirements that the vessels, in 15 or more seafarers and in voyages that last longer than three days, should be in a separate room that is only used for medical purposes; the competent authority may establish requirements for the smaller vessels involved in trades on the coast; on board approving the medical area, the competent authority shall establish that the room any weather conditions will be easily available, will be comfortable and will contribute to the rapid population and adequate assistance.
13. Must be properly equipped laundry.
14. On all open decks of vessels must be available at place of seamen when they do not perform their obligations, and it must be large enough, considering the size of the vessel and the sailors on board.
15. all vessels must have separate offices or to the Office of a ship that can be used for sailors who work on deck or engine room team; for vessels with a gross tonnage of less than 3000, the competent authority, after consultation with the relevant shipowners and seafarers ' organizations may establish exceptions in relation to this claim.
16. Ships regularly travelling to ports live mosquitoes, shall be equipped with devices, as requested by the competent authority.
17. all seafarers on board offers the suitable equipment, leisure amenities and services to meet the ships and workers living the special needs of seafarers, taking into account the provisions of 4.3 and the associated code provisions on health, safety and accident prevention.

18. the competent authority shall require that ships with the permission of the master or his escort are carried out regular checks to ensure that the seafarer accommodation is clean, reasonably habitable and in good condition. The results of each such inspection shall be recorded and be available for review.
19. with regard to vessels, there is a need, without discrimination, to take into account the different characteristic of the religious and social practices, the competent authority shall, after consultation with the relevant shipowners and seafarers ' organizations may be authorized to make minor changes in the context of this standard on condition that such changes to the equipment available to seafarers shall not be made less favourable than what would be available, the application of this standard.
20. Each Member shall, after consultation with the relevant shipowners and seafarers ' organizations with regard to vessels with a gross tonnage of less than 200, you can specify exceptions, if appropriate, taking into account the size and the number of persons on board, in conjunction with the requirements laid down in these rules: (a) this standard) 7. b), in paragraph 11 (d)) and paragraph 13 (b)), and in paragraph 9 (f)), and (h)) l) (inclusive) with respect to floor area only.
21. Any exemptions in connection with the requirements of this standard may be determined only if they are permitted in this standard and only in circumstances in which such exceptions are justified, as well as strong if they protect the health and safety of seafarers.
(B) guidance 3.1 – accommodation and recreation facilities provided B 3.1.1. instruction – design and construction 1. External bulkheads of sleeping quarters and canteens should be adequately insulated. All the equipment casings and kambīž of external partitions, as well as other facilities, in which experiencing heat, external bulkheads must be adequately insulated where there is a possibility that the adjacent living rooms or corridors can happen siltumiedarbīb. Measures should be taken to ensure protection against siltumiedarbīb, caused by water vapor and/or hot water pipes.
2. Dormitories, canteens, rest rooms and a sitting room partition existing passages should be insulated to prevent condensation or overheating.
3. The bulkhead surfaces and deck coverings shall be of a material which is easy to clean surface. The design may not be used, which may be hosted on the pests.
4. The dormitory and canteen bulkhead deck pavement surface and must be easy to clean and light in colour with a durable, non-toxic finish.
5. the Board in all seafarers ' accommodation must be constructed of approved material and construction and their surfaces must be non-slip, mitrumnecaurlaidīg and easy to clean.
6. where the floorings are made of composite materials, stitching the edges to the profile, in order to avoid gaps.
(B) 3.1.2. advice – ventilation 1. Dormitories and canteens of the ventilation system should be monitored to ensure that the air is acceptable, as well as to ensure sufficient air flow in all weather and climate conditions.
2. Air-conditioning systems, regardless of whether they are with the centralized or individual control, must be designed so as to: (a) they ensure acceptable) air temperature and relative humidity as compared with those characteristics outside, ensure adequate air circulation in all rooms that have air conditioning, as well as taking into account the characteristics in relation to their activity in the sea, and they may not cause too much noise and vibration and (b)) facilitate easy cleaning and disinfection to prevent or control the spread of the disease.
3. Electricity for the operation of air conditioners and other parts of the ventilation system, for in the previous paragraphs of this guidance must be provided in all circumstances and for all time, when seafarers are living or working on board. But this is not necessary to provide electricity from the emergency source of electrical power.
(B) 3.1.3. advice – heating 1. Heating system of seafarers ' accommodation must be running at all times when seafarers are living or working on board and conditions where it is needed.
2. in all ships in which a heating system is required, the heating is ensured by hot water, warm air, electricity, water, steam or equivalent. However, to ensure the heat to the living space and it should not be used near water vapour. The heating system of seafarers ' living space to be able to maintain acceptable temperature normal weather and climatic conditions in the area where the ship operates. The competent authority shall determine the standards to be ensured.
3. Radiators and other heating devices should be placed and, where necessary, delimit, to avoid fire or danger, or inconvenience that may arise in the inhabitants.
(B) 3.1.4. indication – lights 1. in all ships seafarers ' accommodation must be electric lighting. If the power light is not from two independent sources, then it should provide additional lighting when installing the appropriate lamp or light device that can be used in exceptional circumstances.
2. the dormitory head must be installed at each bed lamp, which can be used for reading.
3. the competent authority shall lay down appropriate standards of natural and artificial lighting.
(B) 3.1.5. indication-dormitory 1. The ship should ensure that a sufficient number of such a bed that is as convenient as well as seafarers ' spouse, who is with the Mariners.
2. If the vessel is large enough, the activity for which it is intended and the design allows it, then, as far as is reasonable and possible, the dormitory must be planned and equipped with private bathroom, including toilet, to give occupants a reasonable experience and promote cleanliness.
3. to the extent possible, the sailors ' dormitories located to guard sailors to live separately and to seafarers who work during the day, do not live in one room with watchkeepers.
4. If the Mariners make the obligations of the lieutenants in the dormitory must not stay more than two persons.
5. To consider whether A standard paragraph 9 3.1 m) the premises referred to in point also have a second mechanic, if practicable.
6. Space occupied by a bed and lockers, chests of drawers and seats including the floor area calculations. Small and occasionally designed rooms that do not effectively increase the space through which you can move around, and which could not be placed on the furniture, not taken into account in these calculations.
7. Bed may be placed no higher than two levels; If the bed is placed at the outer partitions, then it only on one level, and side lighting must be located above the bed.
8. The lower berth shall be placed not less than 30 inches above the floor; the upper berth should be located approximately in the middle between the bottom bed and deck beam at the bottom of cover.
9. Sleeping frame and švert, if fitted, must be made of approved material, it should be strong, smooth, stainless, and it must not be hosted on the pests.
10. If the bed frame is made of tubular structures, it must be completely sealed and must not contain holes, through which may enter the pest.
11. each berth must be comfortable mattress that is dragged to the bottom of the material, or depreciation mattress who fully passed with damping material, including the need to ensure the Spring framework or a Spring mattress. Mattress and damping material must be made of approved material. You may not use filler, which can stay in pest.
12. when one berth is located on top of the other, then under the top bunk the bottom mattress or Spring framework to place the dust-proof base.
13. Furniture must be made of smooth, durable material that keeps its shape and does not rust.
14. the dormitory must be curtains or equivalent for the side lights.
15. the dormitory must be the mirror, small locker toilet accessories, a bookshelf and a sufficient quantity of clothes hanger.
(B) 3.1.6. instruction-canteen 1. Cafeteria space may be common or individual. The decision in this respect should be taken after consultation with the representatives of shipowners and seafarers, and it is approved by the competent authority. Take into account factors such as the size of ships and sailors ' cultural, religious and social needs.
2. If it is decided to provide separate canteen sailor, then a separate canteen must ensure: (a)) the master and officers, lieutenants and (b)) and other seafarers.
3. On ships other than passenger ships, the floor area of the cafeteria should be 1.5 square meters to the people according to the planned number of seafarers, which will use the canteen.
4. in all vessels of the cafeteria should be equipped with tables and appropriate seats, which is affixed to or movable, and it must be sufficient to the cafeteria at the same time to be in the greatest possible number of seamen at any time.
5. Time of sailor on board, must be available: a) a refrigerator, which is located in easily accessible location and is roomy enough for the quantity of persons who use the cafeteria or canteen;
(b)), hot drinks facilities, and c) cool water facilities.
6. If possible, store the container should be located outside of the cafeteria; to ensure suitable for cabinets that store the canteen accessories and equipment for cleaning these accessories.

7. The table and Chair surface must be splash proof material.
3.1.7. (b) instructions: 1. Sanitary facilities and sinks and bath should be large enough and made of certified materials, the surfaces must be smooth, not plaisājoš and not flaking and rust.
2. all toilets should be approved by the sample, and they must provide sufficient flow of water or another suitable form of rinse, such as air, which is available at any time and independently controllable.
3. Sanitary facilities for the use of more than one person, must meet the following requirements: (a)) floors must be from approved durable material, which is mitrumnecaurlaidīg, and it must be suitable for sewage;
(b) bulkheads should be of) steel or other approved material and should be watertight at least 23 centimeters in height from the deck surface;
c) these spaces must be sufficiently lit, heated and ventilated;
(d) lavatories must be convenient), but separate from, sleeping quarters and bathroom, without open access from the dormitory or dormitory and Hall between the toilet if the toilet cannot be accessed in any other way; This requirement does not apply to toilets located in the compartment between two sleeping quarters, which will live up to four sailors, and (e)) where the space is more than one toilet, they must be separated accordingly to ensure privacy.
4. The laundry used by sailors, must be: (a)) washing machines;
(b) drying machines) or under heated and ventilated dryers and irons and ironing c) boards or their equivalents.
(B) instructions-3.1.8 medical facilities 1. Medical facilities should be so designed as to facilitate consultation and the provision of first aid, as well as to help prevent the spread of infectious diseases.
2. Entrance, sleeping, lighting, ventilation, heating and water supply should be located so as to ensure the room occupants comfort and facilitate their treatment.
3. the number of beds required indicates the competent authority.
4. Medical room occupants made for separate sanitary facilities, which can be located in one of these rooms or in its vicinity. In the sanitary space must have at least one toilet, one sink and one bath or shower.
3.1.9. B – other facilities 1. If the engine room team crew are provided separate rooms, in which you can change clothes, they: (a)) should be located outside the engine room, but comfortable distance from them, and (b)) must be provided with personal wardrobe cupboards, as well as with the bath and/or shower, and wash basins that have hot and cold running fresh water.
(B) 3.1.10. instruction – bedding, canteen accessories and miscellaneous items 1. Each Member should consider applying the following principles: (a) the owner of the ship) all seafarers shall be issued clean beds and canteen accessories that sailors can use while on board, and they must take responsibility for the return of the master of the ship in the days, and finally the service on board, (b)) to be served with good quality bedding and plates , mugs and other paraphernalia of the canteen made of approved material which can be easily cleaned, and shipowner c) all seafarers provides towels, SOAP and toilet paper.
B – 3.1.11. advice for Recreational facilities, mail and ship visit 1. Rest for equipment and services are regularly reviewed to ensure that they are appropriate in the light of changes in the needs of seafarers resulting from the shipping industry technological and functional innovation.
2. in respect of furniture, leisure facilities provided include at least the book shelf and space for writing, reading, as well as, if possible, games.
3. Planning for recreation facilities, the competent authority should consider anticipating the ship store.
4. considering the granting of seafarers without charge, if they are implemented in practice: a) the smoking room;
b) watching television programmes and radio listening;
(c)), at the movies, which the item corresponds to the duration of the voyage and, where necessary, restore the reasonable periods of time;
d) sports equipment including exercise equipment, table games and card games;
e) if possible, facilities for swimming;
f) library with specialised and other books, that item must be appropriate for the duration of the voyage and that are replaced within a reasonable time;
g) equipment for recreational pursuits;
h) electronic equipment such as radio, television, video recorder, DVD/CD player, personal computer and software, as well as audio cassette recorder/player;
I) where appropriate, the provision of bars on board for seafarers ' use, except if it is contrary to national, religious or social customs, and j) acceptable approach to telecommunications from ship to shore, as well as, if possible, email and the Internet, for the use of the service for a reasonable fee.
5. Every effort should be made to ensure that seafarers ' mail is held in trust and as soon as possible. To ensure that seafarers should not have to pay for the additional postage when mail is transferred as a result of circumstances for which the seafarers are not responsible.
6. Consideration should be given to measures to perform, taking into account relevant national or international laws and regulations, ensure that seafarers ' spouses, relatives and friends wherever possible and reasonable, the accelerated way would be given permission to visit the vessel, when it is called at the port. Such measures must comply with the requirements for safety inspections.
7. Consideration should be given to allow spouses to found a sailor onboard certain flights if it is possible and reasonable. These spouses must be adequately insured against accidents and diseases; shipowners shall provide all reasonable assistance to seafarers seafarer could make such insurance.
3.1.12. advice b-prevention of noise and vibration 1. Residential, recreational and dining facilities located away from the engine, steering gear rooms, deck winches, as well, ventilation, heating and air conditioning equipment and other loud machines and devices.
2. The bulkhead, deck pavement and deck, located the source of the noise, construction and decoration of the premises must use sound insulating and other appropriate sound-absorbing materials as well as machinery spaces should be used for sound insulating self-closing doors.
3. the machinery spaces, if possible, to provide a single sound-proof control room, where you can stay in the engine room crew. Working spaces, such as mechanical workshops, as much as possible, should be insulated from the noise that occurs in the main engine room, and to take measures to reduce the noise that occurs during operation of the machine.
4. Noise level restrictions work and living spaces should comply with the International Labour Organization International guidelines on exposure levels, including the guidance contained in the ILO code of practice, called the 2001 work environment factors at work, and, where appropriate, specific protection guidelines recommended by the International Maritime Organisation, taking account of any successive amended and updated documents on the noise levels acceptable to the Board. Copies of applicable documents in English or in the working language of the ship must be kept on board and be available to the seafarers.
5. Residential, recreational or catering facilities should not be exposed to excessive vibration.
3.2. the rule – food and catering purpose: to ensure that seafarers have access to good quality food and drinking water provided under controlled hygienic conditions.
1. each Member State shall ensure that its flag vessels is and is offered appropriate quality, nutritional value and quantity of food and drinking water that meets the requirements of the ship and takes into account the cultural and religious differences.
2. Seafarers on board, providing free food, which are sealed.
3. Seafarers employed as the ship's Cook, and are responsible for food preparation must be trained and qualified to work on the ship.
(A) 3.2 standard – food and catering 1. each Member State shall adopt laws and regulations and take other measures to develop minimum standards for food and drinking water quantity and quality, as well as the catering standards that apply to seafarers in the offered food on the ship, flying the flag of a Member State and carrying out training activities to promote awareness of the standards referred to in this paragraph and their implementation.
2. Each Member State shall ensure that its flag vessels comply with the following minimum standards: (a)), food and drinking water supplies, having regard to the number of seafarers on board, their religious requirements and cultural customs as regards food, as well as the duration of the voyage and the way is according to the quantity, quality and diversity of nutrition;
b) catering team organised and equipped in such a way that the sailors would be offered appropriate, varied and nutritious meals prepared and served in hygienic conditions, and

c) catering team crew shall be properly trained or instructed for their job.
3. Shipowners shall ensure that seafarers employed as ships ' cooks are trained, qualified and competent in his post in accordance with the requirements laid down in the laws and regulations of the Member State concerned.
4. the requirements under paragraph 3 of this standard include and approved by the competent authority recognized for completion of a training program that includes training in relation to food preparation, food and personal hygiene, food storage, stock control, as well as the protection of the environment and healthy and safe food.
5. the competent authority may require that the vessels that work for less than ten crew members, based on the size of the crew or the trading ways were qualified, but for anyone preparing a meal, the galley shall be trained or instructed on the food and personal hygiene as well as handling and storage of food on board ship.
6. in Exceptional circumstances, the requirements of the competent authority may authorise the duly qualified not cook to cook food on a given vessel for a certain period, until the ship at the next port, or applied for a period not exceeding one month, provided that the person granting permission, is trained or instructed on the food and personal hygiene as well as handling and storage of food on board ship.
7. in accordance with the ongoing compliance procedures set out in section 5, the competent authority shall require the permission of the master of the ship or his escort on board are carried out frequent documented inspections in connection with: a) food and drinking water;
(b)) all premises and equipment used for food and drinking water storage and treatment, and c) galley and other equipment used for cooking and serving.
8. the ship's cook may not be employed or work for seafarers, which have not reached 18 years of age.
(B) 3.2 instructions – food and catering (B) 3.2.1. instructions – check, education, research and publication 1. the competent authority, in cooperation with other relevant authorities and organisations should obtain the latest information on nutrition and food purchase, storage, preparation and curing, instructional methods, taking into account the requirements of catering on board. This information free of charge or for a reasonable fee should be available to producers and traders that supplies of food and equipment, as well as ship captains, stewards and cooks, and the shipowners and seafarers organisations. In this respect, must use the appropriate type of publishing, such as manuals, brochures, posters, reports or advertising trade journal.
2. The competent authority must draw up recommendations for avoiding food waste, promote hygiene standards suitable for maintenance and to ensure the greatest possible convenience of working conditions.
3. The competent authority shall cooperate with the relevant authorities and organizations to prepare educational materials and on-board information about the methods available with which to ensure adequate food supply and catering services.
4. the competent authority should work in close collaboration with the relevant shipowners ' and seafarers ' organizations, as well as with national and local authorities, addressing the issues of food and health, and may where necessary utilize the services of the institutions.
(B) 3.2.2. advice – the ship's cooks 1. Sailors can only become the ship's cooks if they have: (a)) worked at sea the minimum period of time, defined by the competent authority which may change, in the light of the acquired qualifications or experience;
b) passed an examination designated by the competent authority or passed an equivalent examination at an approved cooks ' training program.
2. Set the test drive and certificates can be granted either directly by the competent authority or the approved Cook training school within its control.
3. where appropriate, the competent authority should provide that where appropriate, the certificate is recognised on the ship's Cook qualification, issued by the Member States which have ratified this Convention or Convention of 1946 for the certification of Cook (No 69), or other approved organisation.
4. section. Health protection, medical care, welfare and social security protection regulation 4.1 – medical care on board ship and ashore purpose: to protect the health of seafarers and ensure rapid medical care on board ship and on shore.
1. each Member State shall ensure that with regard to all seafarers on its flag vessels appropriate measures are taken to protect their health, and that seafarers have access to quick and proper medical care while they work on the ship.
2. the rules referred to in paragraph 1 of the protection and care of seamen provided free of charge.
3. Each Member State shall ensure that seafarers who need emergency medical care and which is of a ship located in the territory of a Member State, the Member State of treatment access to authorities on shore.
4. the requirements referred to in the code of health and medical care on board ship shall include standards for measures aimed at providing seafarers with health protection and medical care, which is possible, comparable to that received by workers.
(A) 4.1 standard-medical care on board ship and ashore 1. Each Member State shall ensure that measures providing for health protection and medical care, including dental care, for seafarers serving on ships flying its flag, to: (a)) ensure that seafarers subject to any general provisions on occupational health protection and medical care in connection with their duties, as well as special provisions for work on board;
(b) ensure that seafarers) provides health and medical care, which is possible, comparable to that provided to workers ashore, including prompt access to the necessary medicines, medical diagnostic and treatment equipment and premises, as well as health information and specialists;
(c) give seafarers the right to), if possible, without delay in ports of call to visit a qualified doctor or dentist;
d) ensure that, in so far as it complies with state laws, medical care or health services while a seafarer is on board ship or in a foreign port are provided to him free of charge, and (e)), these measures would not only sick or injured seamen treatment but to take preventive measures, such as implementing health promotion and health education programs.
2. the competent authority shall adopt a standard medical report form, you can use the master and relevant medical personnel ashore or on board. This form when it is filled, and the information it contains should be confidential and may only be used to facilitate the treatment of seafarers.
3. each Member State shall adopt laws and regulations that set requirements for on board existing treatments and medical care facilities and equipment, as well as on its flag vessels.
4. the laws of a Member State provides at least the following requirements: (a)) on all ships must have a first-aid kit, medical equipment and a medical guide, the contents of which shall be determined and regularly inspected by the competent authority; Member State requirements take into account the type of vessel, the number of persons on board, the flight, the destination and the duration, as well as national and international recommended medical standards, where appropriate;
(b)) on board ships for which 100 or more persons are located and in international shipping services that extend more than three days must be a qualified physician who is responsible for the provision of medical care; the laws of a Member State refers to other ships, which must also be a doctor, taking into account inter alia such factors as the duration, nature and conditions, as well as seamen on board;
c) to vessels without the doctor, must be either at least one seafarer who in addition to their normal duties, is responsible for medical care and medicines, or at least one seafarer who is competent to provide first medical assistance; the persons responsible for medical assistance on board, but have not gained a doctor's qualifications, training must be completed satisfactorily in the first medical assistance, which meets the requirements of STCW seafarers designated to provide medical first aid, the training must be completed satisfactorily in the first medical assistance, to meet the STCW requirements; the laws of a Member State indicates the required certified training level, taking into account inter alia such factors as the duration, nature and conditions, as well as seamen on board, and

(d)), the competent authority, using previously developed the system, ensure that the vessels are at sea at any time of day via radio or satellite communications, medical advice are available, including specialist advice; medical advice, including permanent medical message broadcast by radio or satellite communication, is available free of charge to all ships irrespective of their flag.
(B) instructions 4.1 – medical care on board ship and ashore (B) 4.1.1. instructions – provision of medical care in determining its 1 of medical training level to be provided on board ships for which a doctor's presence is not required, the competent authority shall require that: (a)) on the ships can usually access to qualified medical care and medical institutions within eight hours, must have at least one designated seafarer, who has finished the certification of training in first aid, STCW and intended to give these people the opportunity to take effective action immediately If the ship in case of accident or illness, and ask for medical advice via radio or satellite communications, and (b)) to all other ships should have at least one designated seafarer who completed certified training in medical care, the STCW, including practical training and training in life-saving techniques such as intravenous therapy, which gives the person the opportunity to participate effectively in coordinated operations in medical assistance to other ships and the Sea provide a satisfactory standard of medical care saslimušaj or cut persons during they spend on board.
2. on the instructions of the training referred to in paragraph 1 must be based on the latest international medical guide for ships, first aid instructions, used with dangerous goods-related accidents, the guidance document – Handbook for the training of international and maritime medicine section of the international code of signals as well as similar guidelines with the Member State.
3. the competent authority may require that the indications referred to in paragraph 1 and the following other sailors about every five years to pass the qualification maintenance courses to renew and expand their knowledge and skills, as well as for the latest information about innovations in the field.
4. First-aid kit and its contents, as well as the medical equipment and medical guide on board, it is appropriate to be supplemented, as well as regular checks should be carried out at intervals of not more than 12 months; verification shall be designated by the competent authority responsible for verifying whether all the medication label, the expiry date and the storage conditions as well as drugs usage instructions are appropriate, and all equipment is functioning properly. Adoption and review of the medical guide used throughout the State, and determining the content of first aid kits and the necessary medical equipment, the competent authority should take into account international recommendations in this field, including the latest international medical guide for ships and the other sources referred to in paragraph 2 of this guideline.
5. If cargo classified as dangerous goods, not included in the latest first aid directions that apply to dangerous goods-related accidents, the Mariners should have access to the necessary information about the substances, the risks, the necessary personal protective equipment, the relevant medical procedures and specific antidotes. Such specific antidotes and personal protective equipment to be on board whenever dangerous goods are being transported. This information should be incorporated into the vessel's programmes on occupational safety and occupational health as described in the relevant provisions of 4.3 and rules of the code.
6. On ships should be complete and updated list, which contains the radio stations through which medical advice can be obtained; and, if the vessel is equipped with a satellite system, it must be restored, and the full list, which includes land stations through which medical advice can be obtained. Sailors on board are responsible for medical care or medical first aid must be instructed about the ship's medical guide and the medical section of the most recent international code of signals, in order to be able to understand the information required for the doctor, who gives advice, as well as the information which is supplied by a doctor.
(B) 4.1.2. advice – medical report form 1. laid down in part A of this code to the standard medical report form developed to illness or injury in the event of promoting exchange of medical and related information concerning seafarers between the ship and the shore.
(B) 4.1.3. advice – medical care ashore 1. treatment of Seafarers must use the appropriate coast medical facility. Doctors, dentists and other medical personnel must be qualified.
2. Measures must be taken to ensure that seafarers in port are available: (a) sickness and injury) outpatient treatment;
b) hospitalisation where necessary, and (c) the possibility to visit the dentist), in particular in cases of urgency.
3. Appropriate steps must be taken to facilitate the treatment of seafarers suffering from disease. Sailors should immediately take clinics and hospitals ashore, without setting limits on their nationality or religious belief, and, if possible, take measures to ensure, where appropriate, a continuation of the treatment and the necessary medical equipment.
(B) 4.1.4. instruction – medical assistance to other ships and international cooperation (1) each Member State should consider international cooperation to provide assistance, and participate in health and medical care programs and research. Such cooperation may include: (a)) search and rescue activities and coordinating the development and urgent medical care for seriously ill or injured persons, as well as their evacuation from the sea, through, for example, the location of a periodic reporting systems, rescue coordination centres and emergency services helicopter services, according to the amended the 1979 International Convention on search and rescue at sea and the international aviation and maritime search and rescue manual;
(b) the use of all ships), to which the doctor is located, as well as sea vessels that can provide medical and rescue equipment;
(c) the international list) to create and maintain, including doctors and medical care facilities available worldwide to Mariners provide emergency medical care;
(d) the delivery ashore of seafarers), so they can receive emergency medical assistance;
e) as soon as possible the repatriation of seafarers hospitalized abroad, having regard for the treatment of a doctor's instructions and the Mariner's wishes and needs;
f) personal assistance for seafarers during repatriation, in light of the medical treatment and the Mariner's wishes and needs;
g) trying to create health centres for seafarers to: (i)) do research on the health status, medical treatment and preventive health care, and (ii)), the medical and trained health personnel for maritime medicine;
(h) statistical collection and analysis) in connection with accidents, diseases and fatalities of seafarers ', as well as the integration and harmonisation of statistics to the existing national system of statistics on accidents and diseases of other workers at the workplace;
I) exchange of technical information, training material and personnel to the international level, as well as international training courses, seminars and the organisation of the working groups;
j) all seafarers in port to provide special care and preventive health and medical services or offer them the chance to use the general health, medical and rehabilitation services, and k) as soon as possible to take the dead body or ashes of the seafarers repatriation under the nearest relative's wishes.
2. International cooperation in the health of seafarers and medical care should be based on bilateral or multilateral agreements or consultations between the participants.
4.1.5. instruction b-dependants of seafarers 1. Each Member State shall take the necessary measures to ensure appropriate and adequate medical care of dependants of seafarers living on its territory, to the medical service of the creation, which would also help workers in General and their dependants where such services are not yet created, and inform the international employment office about measures taken in this regard.
4.2. rules – shipowners ' liability purpose: to ensure that seafarers are protected from the financial consequences that may arise from work-related sickness, injury or death.

1. each Member State shall ensure that its flag vessels under this Convention, measures shall be taken to these ships for seafarers to ensure workers the right to material assistance and support from the shipowner with respect to the financial consequences that may occur during the illness, injury or death at the time of sailor working under the seamen's employment contract, or the consequences arising from their employment under such agreement.
2. This provision shall be without prejudice to any other legal remedies that a seafarer may be used.
(A) the standard 4.2-shipowners ' liability 1. each Member State shall adopt laws and regulations, which stipulate that its flag ship owners are responsible for the health of seafarers and medical care who are working on their ships in accordance with the following minimum standards: (a)) shall be borne by the shipowners on their ships seafarers working in expenses related to the illness or injury of seafarers from the date of initiation they can be considered as fully repatriated, or expenses resulting from their employment during that period;
(b) shipowners shall provide) financial security for seafarers ' death or long-term disability due to injury, illness or hazard due to work, be paid out of the compensation provided for in the laws of a Member State, seafarers ' employment agreement or collective agreement;
c) shipowners shall bear the cost of medical care, including medical treatment and the necessary medicines and therapeutic appliances, and Board and lodging away from home until the sick or injured seafarer has recovered to the or until the sickness or incapacity has been declared incurable, and d) shipowners shall bear the funeral expenses if the death of seafarers either on board or ashore during the employment relationship.
2. a Member State in its laws and regulations may limit the liability of shipowners to cover the costs of medical care and Board and lodging to a period which shall not be less than 16 weeks from the day when the Mariners acquired the injury or illness.
3. if seafarers due to injury or are unable to work, the owner of the ship: a) fully paid wages, as long as the sick or injured seafarers on board or until the seafarers have been repatriated in full in accordance with this Convention, and (b)) fully paid salaries or payments by instalment as provided for in the laws of a Member State or in the collective agreement, from the time when the seafarers are repatriated or landed until they are recovered, or until they are entitled to benefits in accordance with the laws of the Member State concerned.
4. the Member State, with its laws or regulations may limit the liability of the shipowner to pay wages in full or make payments in instalments on the ship until the seafarer does not exist for the period, which may not be less than 16 weeks from the day when the Mariners acquired the injury or illness.
5. the laws of the Member State may provide that the owner of a ship shall not be responsible for: (a)) injury, not obtained while working on board a ship;
b) injury or sickness due to the ill, injured or deceased seafarers committed deliberately and intentionally not open c) disease or weakness before the commencement of the employment relationship.
6. national law may provide that the owner of a ship shall not be required to bear the costs of medical care, food and accommodation, as well as burial expenses in so far as these costs shall be borne by the public authorities.
7. Shipowners or their representatives shall take measures for the protection of the diseased, injured or deceased seafarers ' property that was left on the ship, and returned it to these seafarers or their nearest relative.
(B) 4.2 – shipowners ' liability 1. Salary payments for A 4.2. (a) of paragraph 3 of the standard) may not include bonuses.
2. national legislation may provide that the owner of a ship shall not be required to bear the deceased or injured Seaman's expenses since the Mariners can claim medical benefits under the compulsory health insurance system, compulsory accident insurance or workers ' compensation for accidents.
3. national legislation may provide that the owner of the funeral expenses are reimbursed segto insurance office where the deceased seafarers concerned have to pay a death benefit in accordance with the laws and regulations relating to social insurance or workers compensation.
4.3. – the provisions of health and safety protection and accident prevention purpose: to ensure that seafarers ' work environment on board ships promotes occupational safety and health.
1. Each Member State shall ensure that seafarers on its flag vessels is provided occupational health protection and live, work and learn on the ship in a safe and hygienic environment.
2. Each Member shall, after consultation with the relevant Board representatives of shipowners and seafarers organisations develop and disseminate national guidelines on occupational health and safety management to its flag vessels, taking into account the relevant codes, guidelines and standards recommended by international organisations, national administrations and maritime industry organizations.
3. each Member State shall adopt laws and regulations and take other measures in respect of the matters specified in this code, taking into account relevant international documents, as well as standards on occupational safety and health, as well as the accident prevention on its flag vessels.
A standard 4.3 – health and safety protection and accident prevention 1. Legislation and other legislation to be adopted in accordance with the provisions of paragraph 3, 4.3, include the following: a) occupational health and safety policy and program on the flag of vessels, the effective implementation and promotion, including risk assessment and training and instruction of seafarers;
(b) reasonable precautions) occupational accidents, injuries at work and occupational diseases prevention preparedness on board, including measures to reduce and eliminate the risks related to exposure to ambient factors and chemicals on board a harmful level, as well as the risk of personal injury or equipment on board or the use of machinery;
c) occupational accidents, injuries at work and occupational diseases prevention and safety and occupational health improvement, involving seafarers ' representatives and all those other people associated with their implementation, taking account of preventive measures, including technical and preventive measures, the development of collective and individual tasks, processes and procedures, as well as using personal protective equipment, and (d) requirements for inspection) reporting and unsafe conditions in the as well as the requirements of the work took place on the ship accident investigation and reporting.
2. developing the standard rules referred to in paragraph 1: (a)) take into account the relevant international documents on occupational safety and health protection in General and specific risks, as well as all questions about accidents at work, injuries at work and occupational diseases prevention, if it can be attributed to the work of seafarers and particularly those occupational accidents, injuries and occupational diseases that are specific to the work;
(b)) clearly indicates the shipowners, seafarers and other obligations of the parties concerned to respect the relevant standards and occupational health and safety policy and program, paying special attention to the safety and health of seafarers who have not reached 18 years of age;
(c) specify the vessel's master) and/or the duties of persons appointed to take responsibility for occupational health and safety policy and program implementation and compliance, and d) is indicated by the chosen trustee of seafarers appointed or elected as safety representative and participates in the ship's safety Committee meetings. Following the establishment of the Committee on those vessels that have five or more seafarers.
3. the laws and regulations referred to in paragraph 3 of regulation 4.3, regular review, in consultation with the shipowners ' and seafarers ' organisations, and, if necessary, be amended to take account of changes in technology and research, as well as to promote occupational health and safety policy and program improvement and continuous guarantee a safe working environment for seafarers on ships flying the flag of a Member State.
4. If you have met the requirements of the applicable international documents on the acceptable levels of exposure to workplace hazards on board and requirements for occupational health and safety policy and program design and implementation, then it is considered that this Convention is satisfied.
5. the competent authority shall ensure that: (a)) are reported as accidents at work, injuries at work and occupational diseases, taking into account the International Labour Organisation guidelines for the reporting of accidents at work and occupational diseases and their treatment;

(b)) are accumulated, analyzed and published comprehensive statistics of such accidents and diseases, as well as the case study for the General trends and specific risks, and (c)) accidents at work are investigated.
6. Reporting of safety and occupational health issues, as well as the development in the investigation in such a way as to ensure the protection of personal data for seamen, and taking into account the International Labour Organization guidelines in this regard.
7. the competent authority in collaboration with the organizations of shipowners and seafarers shall take measures to draw the attention of all seafarers information concerning particular hazards on board, such as deploying official statements with the relevant instructions.
8. the competent authority shall require that shipowners carry out a risk assessment in relation to occupational health and safety management, taking into account the relevant statistical information on their ships, as well as the competent authorities provide the overall statistics.
(B) 4.3. advice – health and safety protection and accident prevention (B) 4.3.1. instruction – provisions on occupational accidents, injuries and occupational diseases 1. Provisions required under (A) 4.3, account should be taken of the standard for gadaStarptautisk 1996 ILO code of practice entitled accident prevention on board ship at sea and in port, and its successive versions, as well as other related ILO and other international standards, guidelines and codes of practice on safety and health, including exposure to danger levels that they may be specified.
2. the competent authority shall ensure that the Member States guidelines on occupational health and safety management covers the following issues: (a) General and basic provisions);
(b) structural features of the ship), including means of access and the risks associated with asbestos;
(c));
d) effects leave any very low or high temperature surfaces with which seafarers may face;
e) effects leave the noise in the workplace and premises;
f) leave the impact vibration in the workplace and the vessel premises;
(g) the effect of the left) e) and (f)) not covered by ambient factors in the workplace and the vessel premises, including tobacco smoke;
h) specific measures on deck and below it;
I) loading and unloading equipment;
(j) fire prevention and deletion);
k) anchors, chains and ropes;
l) dangerous cargo and ballast;
m) personal protective equipment for seafarers;
n) work in a delimited site;
o physical and mental fatigue) effects;
p) effects left from drugs and alcohol;
q) HIV/AIDS protection and prevention of disease, and r) action in emergency situations or when the accident occurred.
3. risk assessment and reducing exposure to cases referred to in paragraph 2 of this guideline should take account of the impact on physical health, including the impact that leaves the cargo handling by hand, noise and vibration, the chemical and biological effects on occupational health, spiritual effects on occupational health, physical and mental fatigue, as well as the impact that leaves accident at work. Take the necessary measures, account should be taken of the precautionary principle, according to which, inter alia, risk prevention at source, adapting the work to the individual, especially as regards the design of workplaces, as well as the replacement of dangerous things with the safe or less dangerous things have priority over individual protection of seafarers.
4. in addition, the competent authority shall ensure that it is taken into account in relation to health and safety, in particular in the following areas: (a) emergency action) or, in case of accident;
(b) the effect of the leaves) dependence on drugs and alcohol, and c) HIV/AIDS protection and prevention of disease.
B 4.3.2. advice – exposure to noise 1. The competent body, together with the competent international organisations and the shipowners and seafarers organisations are continually reviewed the problem of noise on board with the aim, as far as possible, improve seafarers ' protection against the harmful effects of exposure to noise at left.
2. in paragraph 1 of This guideline in that review should take account of the adverse effects on hearing, the seafarers health and wellness leave too much noise, as well as to take measures that are intended to or recommends to reduce noise and protect the seamen. Measures taken include: (a) instruction of seafarers) about hearing disorders and health resulting from sustained high noise impacts, as well as instruction on hearing protective devices and equipment correctly;
b) if necessary, the rules on the granting of approved hearing protection equipment, and (c)) risk assessment and reduction of exposure to noise in all residential, recreational and catering facilities, as well as the machinery spaces.
(B) 4.3.3. instruction-vibration 1. The competent body, together with the competent international organisations and the shipowners and seafarers organisations, where appropriate, taking into account relevant international standards, is constantly reviewed the problem of vibration on board the target, as much as possible, to improve the Mariners ' protection against the harmful effects of vibration.
2. the information referred to in paragraph 1 apply to the review of the impact on the health and well-being of seafarers left too much vibration, as well as measures that provide or recommend to reduce vibration and protect the seamen. Actions taken include: (a) instruction of seafarers) about health risks that may arise due to prolonged vibration;
b) if necessary, the rules on the granting of approved personal protective equipment, and (c)) the risk assessment and the mitigation of vibration in all residential, recreational and catering facilities, taking measures pursuant to the 2001 International Labour Organization code of practice in the name of the surrounding factors in the work place and their amendments, taking into account the difference between the effects of the premises and place of work.
(B) 4.3.4. instruction-obligations of shipowners 1. In relation to any ship owner obligations to provide protective equipment or other accident prevention features should lay down rules which require that sailors use these features, as well as to fulfil the relevant accident prevention and health protection measures.
2. Account should also be taken of articles 7 and 11 of the Convention in 1963 for plant protection (No. 119), and the relevant provisions of the Recommendation in 1963 for plant protection (No. 118), under which the owner of the vessel is obliged to provide the requirements for the equipment used to provide protection and can not use without adequate protection, but the worker is obliged not to use the equipment if the protection is not provided, nor does it make ineffective guard protection features.
(B) guidance-reporting 4.3.5 and Statistics 1. Report any accidents at work, injuries at work and occupational diseases to be investigated, as well as to collect, analyze and publish comprehensive statistics, taking into account the seaman the protection of personal data. To report not only on deaths or accidents involving the ship.
2. the information referred to in paragraph 1 shall contain information on the statistics for accidents at work, injuries at work and occupational diseases the number, type, cause and effect, where appropriate, depending on the ship, clearly indicating the nature of the accident and whether it occurred at sea or in port.
3. Each Member State shall take full account of any international seafarers of accidents which have occurred in the accounting system or model, developed by the International Labour Organisation.
(B) instructions-4.3.6 investigation 1. The competent authority must carry out investigation in respect of an accident at work, injuries at work and occupational diseases the reasons and circumstances which have led to death or the person made a substantial personal injury, as well as in other cases as may be specified in the laws of a Member State.
2. To consider whether the investigation include the following: a) working environment, such as working surfaces, layout of equipment, means of access and working methods;
(b)) it, how often, accidents at work, savainojumo at work and occupational disease involving different age groups;
(c) psychological or physiological) specific problems encountered on board existing environmental;
d) problems arising from physical overload due to the ship, namely, increased workload;
e) problems arising from technological development and its effect on the crew, and f) problems arising from human error.
(B) guidance – 4.3.7. protection and prevention programmes 1. to ensure a proper basis for measures to promote occupational safety and health protection, as well as accidents at work, accidents and occupational disease and injury prevention, which related to the sea are possible due to the specific hazard investigation must be carried out on general trends and threats, indicated in the statistics.

2. protection and prevention programmes for promoting occupational safety and occupational health, to be organized in such a manner that the competent authority, shipowners and seafarers or their representatives and the relevant organisations to actively participate in them, including through information sessions, on board guidance on the maximum level that can have harmful effects on jobs in the surrounding factors and other hazards or outcomes obtained in the systematic risk assessment process. To create the United State or local occupational safety and occupational health, as well as the accident prevention committees or ad hoc working groups and committees of the Board, which represented of shipowners and seafarers organisations.
3. where such activity takes place at the level of one company, then consider that everyone in the Security Committee to the ships of the shipowner has represented seamen.
B-protection instructions 4.3.8 and prevention program content 1. Consider setting knob to the URB4.3.7.nor referred to in paragraph 2, the Committee and other functions include the following functions: (a) prepare the instructions of the Member State) and guidelines on occupational health and safety management systems and for accident prevention rules and manuals;
(b)) to organize occupational safety and occupational health, as well as the accident prevention training and programmes;
c) publishing information on occupational safety and health protection and accident prevention, including films, posters, notices and brochures, and d) to distribute literature and information on occupational safety and health protection and accident prevention so that it arrives at the sailors on board.
2. Those who prepare texts on occupational safety and health protection and accident prevention measures or recommended conduct, account should be taken of the relevant provisions or recommendations adopted by the national authorities or bodies or international organisations.
3. Creating safety and occupational health, as well as the accident prevention programmes, each Member State should be duly taken into account in the code of practice on safety and health, published by the International Labour Organisation.
4.3.9. advice – b Briefing on work safety and occupational health as well as on the prevention of accidents in the workplace training program 1 referred to A 4.3. standard 1, point a (a)), should be reviewed periodically and updated, taking into account changes in the size of ships and their equipment, as well as changes in manning practices and national affiliation, language and management changes on board.
2. Constantly continue to publish information on occupational safety, occupational health protection and accident prevention. You can publish this information in the following ways: (a) educational audiovisual) using materials such as films, used by the seamen's vocational training centres, and, if possible, show them on ships;
b) to ships deploying posters;
c) including periodic publications, read as sailors, articles about the risks which arise when working in the sea, and on occupational safety, occupational health protection and accident prevention measures and (d)) through special campaigns using various media to inform seafarers, including campaigns on safe working practices.
3. publish the information referred to in paragraph 2 of this guideline should take account of the seamen on board the different nationalities, languages and cultures.
URB4.3.10.nor the setting knob – the new Mariner safety and health education 1. Safety and health regulations must be linked to any such general provisions on medical examination prior to employment and thereafter, as well as the accident prevention and health protection during employment, which may relate to the work of seafarers. Such rules shall indicate the measures to reduce the possible risks new seamen work the discharge of their duties.
2. Except where the competent authority has acknowledged the new Mariner for fully qualified according to the obligation, the provisions must be made for restrictions on young seafarers without adequate supervision and instruction have made some kind of work, which includes the risk that can happen in an accident or who may have a harmful effect on their health or physical development, or requires a certain maturity of the seafarers, experience or skill. Anticipating the types of work should be limited to the provisions, the competent authority may, in particular, to consider the job, during which: (a) the need to travel, move) or carry heavy loads or objects;
(b)) into the boiler, tanks or cofferdams;
(c)) is a harmful noise or vibration level;
(d)) to be managed or other powerful lifting equipment or tools, or to signal this equipment managers;
e) berthing will be handled, the towing rope or anchor handling equipment;
f) rigging;
(g)) to work at high altitude, or on the deck of the time;
h) duties of seamen of the guard of the night;
(I) electrical maintenance);
(j)) at contact with potentially harmful materials or harmful physical factors such as dangerous or toxic substances or ionising radiation;
k) take the catering facility cleaning and l) to act or take responsibility for the ship's boats.
3. the competent authority should take practical measures or adequate mechanisms must be used to draw new attention to the information of seafarers for accident prevention and health protection. These measures shall include appropriate training courses and official information on accident prevention publication new seafarers and seafarers ' new professional instruction and supervision.
4. The new education and training of seafarers both ashore and on board a ship should include guidance on the detrimental effects on their health, resulting from alcohol and drugs, as well as other potentially harmful substance use, as well as the risks and threats associated with HIV/AIDS and other actions that endanger health.
(B) in section 4.3.11. advice – international co-operation 1. Member States, using, where appropriate, intergovernmental and other international organizations, should endeavour in collaboration to achieve the greatest possible commonality of operation to promote the safety and health protection and accident prevention.
2. developing safety and health, as well as the accident prevention programme in accordance with (A) 4.3. standard, each Member State shall take account of relevant international labour organization code of practice published and relevant international standards.
3. the Member State shall take into account the need for international cooperation to facilitate the ongoing activities related to occupational safety, occupational health protection and accident prevention at work. This cooperation can take place: (a)) through bilateral or multilateral arrangements for uniformity in occupational safety and occupational health, as well as the accident prevention standards and protection activities;
b) exchanging information on particular hazards affecting seafarers, and the means by which to promote occupational safety, occupational health protection and accident prevention;
c) giving assistance in testing of equipment and inspection according to the ship's flag State legislation;
d) cooperation, to prepare and disseminate information on occupational safety, occupational health and accident prevention regulations or manuals, e) collaboration training in the use of funds, and f) using common facilities or providing mutual assistance in the training of seafarers in occupational safety, occupational health protection, accident prevention and safe working practices.
4.4. rules – health and welfare opportunities ashore purpose: to ensure that seafarers serving on ships, have access to the features and services on the Bank, with which you can ensure their health and well-being.
1. each Member State shall ensure that the health care and welfare facilities ashore, if they exist, are easily accessible. The Member State shall also contribute to this prosperity opportunities listed in the code development in designated ports to seafarers on ships at berth in the port, ensure access to adequate welfare facilities and services.
2. Each Member State responsibilities for health care and welfare facilities on the coast, such as welfare, cultural, recreational and information facilities and services are provided for in the code of this Convention.
4.4. standard-a Wealth of opportunities to shore 1. each Member State shall in its territory which provides social welfare facilities, required to be accessible for the use of all seafarers, regardless of nationality, race, colour, sex, religious belief, political opinion or social origin, as well as, irrespective of the flag State of the ship on which they are employed or engaged in work.

2. each Member State shall promote the development of the welfare State and the appropriate ports, following consultation with the relevant shipowners and seafarers organisations determine the ports that are considered appropriate.
3. each Member State shall encourage the establishment of social welfare Councils which regularly review welfare facilities and services to ensure that they are appropriate in the light of changes in the needs of seafarers resulting from the shipping industry technological and functional innovation.
(B) 4.4 guidelines – wealth opportunities in the Bank (B) 4.4.1. instructions: 1. The obligations of the Member States each Member State shall: (a)) should be taken to ensure that seafarers in designated ports of call offer adequate welfare facilities and services and provide appropriate protection for the profession, and (b)) implementing these measures must take account of the special needs of seafarers in relation to their safety, health and leisure pursuits, particularly if they are located abroad and if they arrive in the war zone.
2. Welfare and service monitoring activities should participate in relevant shipowners ' and seafarers ' representative organisations.
3. Each Member State should take measures designed to expedite the wealth material such as films, books, newspapers and sports equipment for the free circulation among ships, central supply agencies and welfare institutions so that sailors could use them on ships and wealth centers.
4. the Member States shall cooperate to promote the welfare of seafarers at sea and in port. Such cooperation shall include: (a) the competent authorities for mutual) consultation, the aim of which is to provide and improve seafarers ' welfare facilities and services, both in port and on board ships;
b) measures for the pooling of resources and the provision of common welfare measures for major ports, in order to avoid unnecessary duplication;
c) international sports competitions and the Organization and participation of seafarers in sports activities, and (d)), the international organisation of seminars for the welfare of seafarers at sea and in port.
(B) 4.4.2. guidelines – welfare facilities and services in ports 1. each Member State shall provide, or ensure that the appropriate ports of the country to be offered the welfare facilities and services.
2. Welfare facilities and services in accordance with the conditions and practices in the Member States offer one or more of the following: (a)) public authorities;
(b)) of shipowners and seafarers organisations in accordance with collective agreements or other agreed measures, and (c) voluntary organizations).
3. Necessary welfare and recreational facilities should offer and develop ports. These options include: (a)) meetings, and lounges;
b) space for sports and outdoor facilities, including competitions;
(c)), and (d) the education system) where appropriate, the opportunity for religious rituals and private consulting.
4. these capabilities can provide, allowing seafarers according to their needs, make use of the opportunities provided for general use.
5. If a specific port with a large number of seafarers of different nationalities require facilities such as hotels, clubs and sports facilities, the country of origin of the seafarers and of the flag State or the competent authorities as well as relevant international associations to consult and cooperate with the competent authorities of the port State authorities and bodies, as well as each other, to combine resources and avoid unnecessary duplication.
6. Must be available at all hotels and youth hostels, which are suitable for the Mariners if they are necessary. They must have the opportunities that are available in the category of good hotels, and, if possible, be located in a good neighborhood, which is not located in the immediate vicinity of the port. The following hotels and youth hostels should be appropriately supervised, the requested prices must be reasonable and, where necessary and possible, accommodation must also offer seafarers ' families.
7. These accommodation facilities should be available for all seafarers, regardless of nationality, race, colour, religious belief, political opinion or social origin, as well as independent from the flag State of the ship on which they are employed or engaged in work. Without in any way infringing this principle, specific ports may be necessary to offer several types of facilities, which by the standards are comparable, but have different custom groups of seafarers customs and needs.
8. Measures should be taken to ensure that, where necessary, in addition to any voluntary workers are employed full time on technical matters of the competent person who is familiar with the welfare of seafarers, and services.
(B) guidance – welfare 4.4.3. Council 1. Welfare Council must create the appropriate port, regional and national levels. Their functions include: (a) to review the existing welfare) the ability to monitor the suitability and whether it is necessary to provide additional features or do not offer under-utilized facilities, and (b)) to provide assistance and advice to those who are responsible for the welfare, and the possibility of mutual cooperation.
2. Welfare Boards should be representatives from shipowners and seafarers ' organizations, the competent authorities and, where appropriate, voluntary organizations and social institutions.
3. where appropriate, the State of the sea consuls and foreign welfare organizations locally, in accordance with the laws of the Member States must be linked to the port, regional and national prosperity in Soviet work.
(B) guidance – welfare 4.4.4. funding opportunities 1. According to national conditions and practice, financial support for port welfare facilities should be made available through one or more of the following: a) grants from public funds;
(b)) or other special dues from shipping sources;
c) shipowners, seafarers, or their organizations) d. voluntary contributions and voluntary contributions from other sources.
2. If a welfare tax, duty or special fees, they can be used only for the purposes for which they are charged.
B 4.4.5. instructions – dissemination of information and promotion measures 1. disseminated among Seafarers information about features that are available in the port of call for the general public, in particular on the transport, welfare, entertainment and educational opportunities, as well as places of prayer and the opportunities that are offered specifically for seafarers.
2. for seafarers in any reasonable time from convenient locations in the port city, would get them about a moderate fee to offer suitable means of transport.
3. The competent authority must take all appropriate measures to the incoming port ship owners and seafarers receive information of any specific Member State laws and customs, which may undermine their freedom.
4. The competent authority of the port area and the access roads should provide sufficient illumination, signālrādītāj, and signālzīm and regular patrols for the protection of seafarers.
4.4.6. B instruction-sailors in foreign ports, 1. to protect the seafarers in foreign ports, measures should be taken to facilitate: (a) access to their home) public or Consul of the country of residence, and b) effective cooperation between consuls and the local or national authorities.
2. in the case of foreign seamen detained in port handled quickly, taking into account the modalities provided for by the law and with appropriate consular protection.
3. If a Member State is detained for any reason, of the competent authority, if the seafarer so requests, immediately inform the flag State of the vessel and the nationality of seafarers. The competent authority shall immediately inform the principal about his right to make such a request. Sailor's home State must immediately inform the nearest relatives of the seamen. The competent authority shall authorize that country consular officials visit the seamen immediately and then their regular visit to the release of the seafarers.
4. Each Member State shall, whenever necessary, should be taken to ensure seafarers safety against aggression and other illegal activities at a time when their ships in their territorial waters, and in particular towards the port.
5. Persons responsible in port and on board every effort should be made to encourage seafarers shore, as soon as possible after the vessel's arrival in port.
4.5 – social security rules objective: to ensure that measures are taken to ensure that seafarers access to social security protection.
1. each Member State shall ensure that all seafarers and, to the extent provided for by national law, their dependants have access to social security protection in accordance with this Convention, but without prejudice to any more favourable conditions referred to in article 19 of the Constitution, paragraph 8.
2. Each Member undertakes to take steps, individually and through international cooperation, under the conditions in the country to achieve increased social protection of seafarers.

3. Each Member State shall ensure that seafarers covered by the social security legislation, and to the extent provided for in the laws of the Member State, their dependants are entitled to the protection of the social security benefits which may not be more favourable than those benefits that workers receive.
A standard 4.5 – social security 1. to progressively achieve the increased social security protection under rules 4.5, consideration should be given to the following areas: medical care, sickness benefits, unemployment benefits, old-age benefits, benefits for injuries at work, family benefits, maternity benefits, invalidity benefits and survivors ' benefits, all of which together provide protection in accordance with the provisions of 4.1 and 4.2 for medical care. the liability of shipowners as well as under other titles of this Convention.
2. at the time of Ratification, each Member State shall provide protection in accordance with the provisions of paragraph 1, 4.5, and it must include at least three of the nine areas listed in paragraph 1 of this standard.
3. each Member State shall take the measures appropriate to the circumstances, by the Member State to all seafarers who are permanently resident in the Member State to provide additional social security protection referred to in paragraph 1 of this standard. This obligation can be met, for example, through appropriate bilateral or multilateral agreements or contributory system. Protection provided may not be more favourable than the protection received by these shore workers who are permanently resident in the Member State.
4. Without prejudice to the obligations laid down in paragraph 3 of this standard, the Member States, through bilateral or multilateral agreements and the rules adopted for the regional economic integration organization may establish other rules concerning the social security regulations, which apply to seafarers.
5. Each Member State shall, in relation to seafarers on its flag vessels shall carry out their duties provided for in rules 4.1 and 4.2 and the related provisions of the Convention, as well as their obligations as its general obligations under international law.
6. each Member State shall consider different ways for mariners to assign comparable benefits under national laws and practices, if paragraph 1 of this standard in these areas lack the means.
7. Protection in accordance with the provisions of paragraph 1, 4.5, if applicable, may be included in the regulations, the individual schemes or labour collective agreements, or a combination of the above.
8. to the extent compatible with national laws and practices, Member States shall cooperate, through bilateral or multilateral agreements or other arrangements to all seafarers irrespective of their place of residence to ensure that their rights are respected on social security that is obtained or will be obtained, and are intended for payment or other systems.
9. Each Member shall establish fair and effective dispute settlement procedures.
10. each Member State shall, at the time of ratification specify the areas in which the protection is provided in accordance with paragraph 2 of this standard. Then the Member State shall inform the Secretary-General of the international employment office that it provides social security protection in respect of one or more other areas referred to in paragraph 1 of this standard. The Secretary-General shall maintain a list of this information and makes it available to all stakeholders.
11. Reports to be submitted to the international employment office in accordance with article 22 of the Constitution, include information on the measures taken in accordance with rule 4.5, paragraph 2, to provide protection in other areas.
(B) 4.5 instructions – social security 1. Protection which must be provided at the time of ratification under A 4.5. standard 2, includes medical care, sickness benefits and benefits for injuries at work.
2. (A) 4.5. the standard referred to in paragraph 6 of the terms comparable benefits shall be provided through insurance, bilateral or multilateral agreements or other effective means, taking into account the relevant provisions of collective bargaining agreements. If such measures are adopted, the sailors, to which they relate, be informed of the means by which they will be provided social protection in various areas.
3. If seafarers are subject to more than one national social security legislation, the Member State concerned must cooperate by agreement, you can determine which legislation will be applied, taking into account such factors as the nature and extent of protection provided for in the relevant regulations, which are more favourable to the seafarer concerned as well as the Mariner's choice.
4. the procedures to be established in accordance with (A) 4.5. the standard paragraph 9, should be developed in such a way that they include all disputes in connection with the Mariners ' requirements, regardless of which way you guarantee coverage.
5. Each Member State, which, on its flag vessels work for seafarers who are nationals of the country or foreigners, or both, is required to provide the social protection provided for in the Convention, as well as periodically review social security protection referred to in (A) 4.5. the standard in paragraph 1, with the aim of identifying additional areas of the seamen.
6. the seafarers ' employment agreement should identify the means by which the owner will provide seafarers in different areas of social security protection as well as to provide other relevant information, which is at the disposal of the shipowner, such as statutory deductions from the seafarers ' wages and shipowners ' fees, which can be carried out in accordance with the specified requirements of the notified body according to the relevant national social security systems.
7. a Member State which has its flag ship, the effective use of social issues within its jurisdiction, must ensure that shipowners comply with their obligations as regards social protection, including payments made in certain social security systems.
5. section. Compliance and enforcement this section 1 of the regulations is the responsibility of each of the Member States fully to implement and enforce the principles and rights provided for in the articles of this Convention, as well as specific obligations provided for 1, 2, 3 and 4.
2. Article VI paragraphs 3 and 4, which allowed the Convention to the implementation of part A of the code through substantially equivalent to the provisions of the Convention do not apply to this section (A) of the code.
3. in accordance with paragraph 2 of article VI, each Member shall implement its responsibilities under the regulations in the manner specified in part A of the code to the appropriate standards, with due regard to the corresponding part B of the code.
4. the provisions of this section shall be implemented taking account of the fact that the sailors and the ship owners, like all other persons, are equal before the law, they are entitled to equal protection of the law and no discrimination in relation to access to courts, tribunals or other dispute resolution mechanisms. The provisions of this title shall not establish jurisdiction or jurisdiction.
5.1. rule: flag State responsibilities purpose: to ensure that each Member State shall fulfil their obligations under this Convention with respect to ships flying its flag.
5.1.1. General principles rule: 1. Each Member State shall be responsible for the performance of his duties, determined in accordance with this Convention with respect to ships flying the flag of a Member State.
2. Each Member State shall establish an effective system to check and certify the work conditions according to the maritime and 5.1.4.5.1.3 provision, ensuring that seafarers ' working and living conditions on ships flying its flag complies and will comply with the standards of this Convention.
3. Creating an effective system to check and certify the working conditions in the maritime, where appropriate, the Member State may allow the public authority or other organization (including organisations from another Member State, where that Member State agrees) that the Member State deems competent and independent to carry out inspections and/or to issue certificates. In all cases the Member State assumes full responsibility for the seafarers ' working and living conditions of examination and certification to its flag vessels.
4. a maritime labour certificate, complemented by a declaration of maritime labour compliance, involve prima facie evidence that the Member State has fully verified by its flag vessels and with the requirements of this Convention relating to seafarers ' working and living conditions, in so far as it is confirmed.
5. Information about the system referred to in paragraph 2 of this rule, including information about its effectiveness assessment methods, including Member State report the international employment office in accordance with article 22 of the Constitution.
(A) 5.1.1 standard – general principles 1. each Member State shall establish clear objectives and standards in connection with their inspection and certification system management as well as develop appropriate general procedures to assess the extent to which those objectives and standards are met.
2. each Member State shall require that all of its flag vessels would be available a copy of this Convention.
(B) 5.1.1. instruction-general principles

1. The competent authority must take appropriate measures to promote effective cooperation between the public authorities and other organisations, referred to in regulation 5.1.1 and 5.1.2, relating to seafarers ' working and living conditions on board.
2. to ensure that inspectors and better cooperation of shipowners, seafarers and their respective organizations, and to maintain and improve seafarers ' working and living conditions, the competent authority must regularly consult the representatives of such organizations to agree on the best way to ensure this cooperation. The competent authority shall, after consultation with the shipowners ' and seafarers ' organisations following the consultation.
5.1.2. the rule-the accreditation recognized organizations 1. Competent Authority recognises that public institutions or other organizations referred to in paragraph 3 of regulation 5.1.1 ("recognized organizations"), has fulfilled the requirements of the code of this Convention about the competence and independence. Inspection or certification functions which are authorised to carry out recognised organisations, within their area of operation, in accordance with this code of conduct is to be carried out, the competent authority or a recognized organization.
2. the reports referred to in paragraph 5 of regulation 5.1.1, should include information about any of the recognised organisations, and the measures taken by Member States to ensure that the authorised activities are carried out completely and effectively.
5.1.2. A standard-1 authorization of recognized organizations. to decide on recognition in accordance with paragraph 1 of regulation 5.1.2, the competent authority shall review the competency and independence of the Organization and detects if the organisation, to the extent necessary for the performance of authorized activities, it is necessary to: (a)) expertise in relevant aspects of this Convention and an appropriate knowledge of ship operations, including on the minimum requirements for seafarers to work on a ship , employment conditions, accommodation, recreational facilities, intended for the food and catering, accident prevention, health protection, medical care, welfare and social security protection;
(b) the ability to maintain and) to supplement its personnel expertise;
(c) the necessary expertise for this) Convention, and the relevant national legislation and international instruments, and (d)) large enough to fit the structure, experience and opportunities that match the type and degree of authorization.
2. any authorisation granted for inspections, authorised recognised organisations require at least to correct its shortcomings found sailors ' working and living conditions and to carry out checks in that regard at the request of a port State.
3. Each Member State shall establish: (a)) system to ensure recognition of the work of the Organization, which includes information on all applicable national laws and regulations and relevant international instruments, and b) procedures for communication with these organizations and their monitoring.
4. Each Member State shall provide the international employment office for current list of any recognized organizations which have been granted permission to operate on behalf of a participant, and constantly updating this list. The list shall specify the functions that the recognised organisations are allowed to perform. The Office shall make this list available to the public.
(B) 5.1.2. – empowerment of recognized organizations 1. Organization that wants to become a recognised organisation must demonstrate their technical, administrative and managerial competence and capacity to ensure an acceptable quality of service for timely delivery.
2. In assessing the capacity of the Organization, the competent authority, or organization: a) is large enough, the leading provider of technical and support staff;
(b)) are qualified professional staff to provide the necessary services in the appropriate geographical area;
(c)) has proven its capabilities in a timely manner to provide affordable quality services, and (d)) are independent and responsible for their actions.
3. the competent authority should conclude a written agreement with any organization that it recognizes for the authorization. This agreement contains the following components: (a));
(b));
(c)) the General conditions;
d) functions under authorization;
e) function legal basis in accordance with the permit;
f) reporting to the competent authority;
(g)) the authorisation of the competent authority description for the recognised organisation and h) supervision by the competent authorities over the activities delegated to the recognized organization.
4. Each member of the recognised organisations should be required to develop these organizations employed inspectors qualifications system to ensure that the information on their knowledge and experience are timely updated.
5. Each member of the recognised organisations require to maintain the records of the services provided to them to show that for these services have met the required standards.
6. developing monitoring procedures referred to in (A) 5.1.2. (b) of paragraph 3 of the standard), each participant must take into account the guidelines for the authorization of organizations acting on behalf of the Administration, adopted by the International Maritime Organisation.
5.1.3. the rule – maritime labour certificate and notice of maritime labour compliance 1. This provision applies to vessels: (a)) with a gross tonnage of 500 or more and who go on international voyages;
(b)) with a gross tonnage of 500 or more, which is the flag of a Member State and operating in another country or between ports of another country. This provision "international voyage" means a voyage from a country to a port outside that country.
2. This provision shall also apply to any ship flying the flag of a Member State not covered by paragraph 1 and the owner of which expressed the wish for such a Member State.
3. each Member State shall require that its flag vessels were maritime labour certificate that the seafarers ' working and living conditions on the ship, including measures for ongoing compliance, which must include the statement referred to in paragraph 4 of the maritime labour compliance is verified and comply with national law requirements or other measures implementing the Convention.
4. each Member State shall require that its flag vessels were notified of maritime labour compliance, which outlines the requirements of a Member State, concerning the implementation of this Convention, the seafarers ' working and living conditions and the measures taken by the owner to the vessel or vessels ensure that these requirements are met.
5. a maritime labour certificate and the communication on maritime labour compliance shall conform to the model prescribed by the code.
6. If the competent authority of a Member State or by a recognised organisation authorised to act in this respect, during examination, has found that the flag of a Member State satisfies the standards of this Convention, it shall issue or renew the maritime labour certificate and this certificate provides public access to the records.
7. Detailed requirements for the maritime labour certificate and a declaration of maritime labour compliance, including a list of issues that need to be examined and approved, is provided for in part A of this code.
(A) 5.1.3 – maritime labour standard certificate and notice of maritime labour compliance 1. the competent authority or recognized organization that has given permission in this respect, the maritime labour certificates issued to ships for the time period, which may not be longer than five years. List of issues that are before the maritime labour certificate is issued and must be checked which must comply with the national laws and regulations or other measures implementing the requirements of this Convention relating to seafarers working or living conditions on board, can be found in Appendix A5-I Convention.
2. the competent authority or recognized organization granted permission in this respect, take the maritime labour certificate validity of the interim review to ensure continued compliance with the requirements of the Member States, which implement this Convention. If only one intermediate verification and validity period of five years, this examination must take place during the period between the second and third certificate anniversary. Each year the anniversary date and month, corresponding to the maritime labour certificate validity expiration date. The intermediate examination and degree, be the same as the renewal of the certificate for testing purposes. After the interim review of the certificate in question.
3. Notwithstanding paragraph 1 of this standard, when the renewal verification is completed up to three months before the existing maritime labour certificate expires, the new maritime labour certificate, beginning with the date of completion of the renewal verification, shall be valid to a date not exceeding five years from the date of the end of the existing period of validity of the certificate.
4. When the renewal verification is completed more than three months before the current maritime labour certificate expires, the new maritime labour certificate shall be valid for not more than five years from the date on which completed the renewal verification.
5. an interim maritime labour certificate may be issued: (a)) new ships during the delivery;
(b)), when it changed to the vessel flag;

c) if the owner of the ship shall assume responsibility for the operation of the ship in respect of which he has no prior experience.
6. the competent authority or recognized organization that has given permission in this respect, the issue of the interim maritime labour certificate for a period not exceeding six months.
7. an interim maritime labour certificate may be issued only after verifying that: a) on the Board to the extent necessary and possible, the check has been carried out in respect of the matters listed in Appendix A5-I of the Convention, taking into account the checks in accordance with subparagraph (b), (c) and (d))));
(b)) the owner to the competent authority or recognized organization has shown that the vessel has undergone the appropriate procedures to comply with this Convention;
(c)) the master is familiar with the requirements of this Convention and the responsibilities for its implementation, and (d)), the competent authority or recognized organization has submitted the relevant information to be able to issue a statement of maritime labour compliance.
8. A full inspection in accordance with paragraph 1 of this standard shall be carried out before the temporary certificate expires, to issue a full-term maritime labour certificate. After the initial six-month period referred to in paragraph 6 of this standard may not be issued another temporary certificate. Communication on maritime labour compliance on the temporary certificate expires, is not to be served.
9. the maritime labour certificate, the interim maritime labour certificate and a declaration of maritime labour compliance shall be drawn up by the relevant samples given in Appendix A5-II Convention.
10. the maritime labour certificate shall be accompanied by a communication on maritime labour compliance. This communication has two parts: part I (a)) shall be prepared by the competent authority, that: (i) create the list with) issues that need to be checked in accordance with paragraph 1 of this standard;
(ii) the requirements of the Member State), which contain the relevant provisions of this Convention by providing a reference to the relevant laws and regulations of the Member State, as well as, to the extent necessary, concise information about the nature of the request of a Member State;
III) take into account the specific requirements of this type of vessel, for the laws of the Member States;
IV) indicates any substantially equivalent provisions adopted pursuant to paragraph 3 of article VI, and v) clearly indicates any competent authorities under certain exceptions provided for in section 3, and (b) part II shall be drawn up) the shipowner and shall specify measures taken to ensure continued compliance with the requirements of the Member State during the period between inspections and the measures proposed to ensure constant improvement. The competent authority or recognized organization that the proper authorisation in this respect, confirms the part II and shall issue a notice of maritime labour compliance.
11. Must keep records of the results obtained in all successive tests or other tests that are carried out in relation to the vessel, as well as indicate the shortcomings discovered in such checks, and the date on which the detected shortcomings that must be rectified. This record along with its English translation if not in English, prepared in accordance with national laws or regulations shall include notice of maritime labour compliance or add to it, or make it available to seafarers, flag State inspectors, authorized officers in port in the country, as well as shipowners and seafarers ' representatives in a different way.
12. the current valid maritime labour certificate and the communication on maritime labour compliance together with their translations in English, if they are prepared in English, must be kept on board, and copies of these documents be placed prominently on the ship, where they are available for seafarers. A copy shall be issued in accordance with national laws and regulations after the seamen, flag State inspectors, authorized officers in port States, as well as shipowners and seafarers ' representatives.
13. requirements for the English translation of this standard specified in 11 and 12, do not apply to ships not engaged on international voyages.
14. In accordance with standard 1 or paragraph 5 of a certificate shall cease to be valid: a) appropriate inspections are not completed during the periods indicated in paragraph 2 of this standard;
(b) the certificate is not) checked in accordance with paragraph 2 of this standard;
c) vessel flag;
(d)) the owner refuses to take responsibility for the operation of the ship, and e) ship's structure or equipment has made significant changes for section 3.
15. In the cases referred to in paragraph 14 of this standard c), (d) or (e))), a new certificate may be issued only after the competent authority or recognized organization issuing the new certificate is fully satisfied that the ship complies with all the requirements of this standard.
16. the competent authority or recognized organization that the flag State has given permission in this respect, the maritime labour certificate reference if there is evidence that the ship concerned does not comply with the requirements of this Convention, and none of the requested corrective measures have not been made.
17. When considering whether to revoke a maritime labour certificate according to paragraph 16 of this standard, the competent authority or a recognized organization shall take into account the seriousness and frequency of the imperfections.
(B) 5.1.3. advice – maritime labour certificate and notice of maritime labour compliance 1. instruction referred to in part I on the requirements of the Member States notification of maritime labour compliance should include provisions in respect of seafarers ' working and living conditions or a reference to it on every question A5-Convention question listed in Appendix I. If a Member State's legislation strictly complied with the requirements of this Convention only need a reference. If the provisions of the Convention is implemented through substantial equivalence as provided for in paragraph 3 of article VI, that provision must be specified, and should give a brief explanation. If the competent authority has established the exceptions as provided for in section 3, shall be clearly indicated in the particular provision or provisions.
2. the activities referred to in the communication on maritime labour compliance, which in part II shall be drawn up by the shipowner, should specify the cases in which the regular compliance checks for specific national requirements, the persons responsible for inspections, as well as the accounting procedures to be followed in case of non-compliance. (Ii) can be prepared in several ways. It can contain references to other, more general, documentation that contains the policies and procedures in relation to other aspects of the shipping industry, for example, documents that are required in the international safe management (ISM) code or the information required by regulations 5. Solas Convention, chapter XI-1 relating to the ship's master data records.
3. Measures to ensure continued eligibility should include general international requirements to the owner and the master of the vessel to obtain information on the latest technological and scientific discoveries in connection with the planning of work, taking into account the work of existing hazards to seafarers, and to inform on those representatives of seafarers, thus guaranteeing seafarers ' working and living conditions on board the best protection.
4. notification of maritime labour compliance in the first instance must be made using clear terms designed to help all persons concerned, such as flag State inspectors, authorized officers and sailors, to check that the requirements are properly implemented.
5. a sample of the information that can be included in the communication on maritime labour compliance is given in Appendix B5-I.
6. when a ship changes flag as referred to in paragraph 14 (A) 5.1.3 standard c), and if both the States concerned have ratified this Convention, the Member State whose flag the ship was formerly, the other competent authority of the Member State as soon as possible send the maritime labour certificate and a declaration of maritime labour compliance copy that prior to a change of the national flag were on board, and, if possible, within three months after the change of flag must also be forwarded to the respective copies of inspection reports If requested by the competent authority.
5.1.4. provisions – examination and application of 1. each Member State shall, through effective and coordinated regular checks, monitoring and other control measures, the system checks whether its flag vessels comply with the requirements of this Convention, the implementation of which the national legislation.
2. Detailed requirements regarding the inspection and enforcement system referred to in paragraph 1, of the Convention are listed in part A of the code.
(A) standard-test 5.1.4 and application 1. each Member State shall maintain a system of checks to verify the conditions of seafarers by its flag vessels, and it includes the examination of whether the case in question comply with measures relating to working and living conditions, as provided for in the communication on maritime labour compliance, as well as their compliance with the requirements of this Convention.
2. the competent authority shall appoint a sufficient number of qualified inspectors to fulfil its responsibilities under paragraph 1 of this standard. If permission to carry out checks is granted to a recognized organization, the Member State shall require that personnel carrying out the verification, should be qualified to carry out these responsibilities, and provides the necessary legal authority to enable it to perform its duties.

3. the relevant provision Is designed to ensure the training of inspectors, competence, terms of reference, powers, status and independence necessary or desirable so that they can carry out the checks and to ensure compliance with the provisions referred to in paragraph 1 of this standard.
4. Check the cases occur at intervals provided for in (A) 5.1.3. standard. The interval can not be longer than three years.
5. If a member receives a complaint which it does not consider manifestly unfounded or obtains evidence that the flag State of the vessel does not meet the requirements of this Convention or that the communication on maritime labour compliance in the implementation of the measures provided for are significant gaps, Member States shall take the necessary measures to investigate the matter and ensure that action is taken to correct deficiencies.
6. Each Member State shall adopt appropriate rules and apply them effectively in order to ensure that the inspectors have been granted status and ensure conditions so that they would not be independent from the Government, the adverse external influences.
7. The inspectors who are given clear guidance on tasks and who have been issued permission, have the right to: (a)) to the flag of a Member State;
(b)) to carry out any check or investigation which they deem necessary to ensure that the standards are being strictly observed, and (c)) to require that any gaps, and to prohibit the ship leave the port until it is taken, if they have reason to believe that failures are so significant to be regarded as non-compliance with the requirements of this Convention (including seafarers ' rights) or significantly compromised the safety of seafarers , to health or safety.
8. Any action taken pursuant to paragraph 7 of this standard c), may appeal to the Court or administrative authority.
9. To initiate legal proceedings or recommend it launch, if not found direct violation of this Convention, which endangers the safety of seafarers concerned, to health or safety, and if such infringement is not detected, inspectors may choose to give advice.
10. inspectors not to disclose the source of the complaint, which reported the hazards or failures in respect of seafarers working or living conditions, or violation of the law, and specify the owner, the owner's representative or the operator of the ship that carried out such complaints.
11. Inspectors shall not entrust the duties that their number or nature may prevent effective inspection or in any way affect the powers or objectivity against the ship owners, seafarers or other interested parties. In particular, inspectors shall: (a)) are prohibited from directly or indirectly, be interested in any of the actions that they want to check, and (b)) apply appropriate penalties or disciplinary measure, if even after leaving service, any commercial secrets they disclose or confidential working processes or information for which they have learned during the performance of his duties.
12. the inspector shall report to the competent authority for each check. One copy of the report in English or in the working language of the ship shall provide the master of the ship and another copy to the ship deploys Bulletin Board information of seafarers and, upon request, sent their representatives.
13. the competent authority of each Member State shall keep records of the checks that verify the conditions of seafarers on its flag vessels. After the end of the calendar year within a reasonable time, but not later than six months after it published an annual report on the checks carried out.
14. If, in connection with major accident investigation, then the message shall be lodged with the competent authority as soon as possible, but no later than one month after the end of the investigation.
15. when the investigation is complete or all measures have been taken in accordance with this standard, every effort should be made to avoid a ship being unduly detentions and delays.
16. Loss or damage due to the powers of the Inspector of unauthorised use, reimbursed in accordance with national laws and regulations. The burden of proof is the complainant.
17. For non-compliance with the requirements of this Convention (including seafarers ' rights) and for obstructing inspectors in the performance of each Member State shall adopt and effectively apply appropriate penalties and other corrective measures.
5.1.4. indication b-check and application to 1. the competent authorities and any other service or authority wholly or partly concerned with seafarers ' working and living conditions, the task must have the resources required to perform its functions. In particular: (a)) each Member State must take the necessary measures so that you can call properly qualified technical experts and specialists, who assist inspectors, and (b)) to ensure the inspectors are easily available on the premises, equipment and vehicles that are suitable for them to effectively fulfil their obligations.
2. The competent authority must establish a compliance and enforcement action plan to ensure consistency and control the inspection and enforcement activities related to this Convention. A copy of this action plan are to be issued to all inspectors and relevant authorities, as well as to make this plan available to the public, the shipowners and seafarers.
3. the competent authority should establish simple procedures to enable it to receive confidential information about the requirements of this Convention the possible non-compliance (including seafarers ' rights) provided by the sailors themselves or their representatives, and to allow inspectors to investigate these issues at once, including: (a)) would enable the masters, seafarers or their representatives to ask for verification, if they consider it necessary, and (b)) provides technical information and advice to shipowners , seafarers and organizations concerned on how to most effectively meet the requirements of this Convention and to ensure the conditions of seafarers on board a permanent improvement.
4. Inspectors should be fully trained, they must be sufficient to ensure the effective performance of their duties, taking into account: (a) the duties to be performed by inspectors), in particular, the number of vessels, type and size, as well as the number of applicable legal rules and complexity;
b) inspectors existing resources, and (c) the practical conditions) necessary for checks to be effective.
5. in accordance with all the conditions of employment in the public service, which may be provided for in national law, inspectors should be adequately qualified and trained to perform their duties, and if possible, they should be education in maritime or seaman's work experience. They must have sufficient knowledge of seafarers ' working and living conditions and to know English.
6. Measures should be taken to ensure the application of the inspectors further training during their employment.
7. All inspectors should have a knowledge of the circumstances in which the inspection is to be conducted, the extent of the checks to be carried out in various circumstances referred to and the General method of inspection.
8. The inspectors who, under the laws of a Member State has issued to the authority must be notified at least: a) freely and without prior warning to climb on board; but launching a ship inspection, inspectors of its presence must be reported to the master of the vessel or the person responsible and, where appropriate, seafarers or their representatives;
(b)) to question the master, seafarer or any other person, including the shipowner or his representative, in the presence of witnesses, if it is requested, on matters relating to the application of the requirements under the regulations;
(c) ask any present) books, journals, magazines, certificates, registration or other documents or information directly related to the subject matter of the inspection, to verify compliance with the national laws and regulations, to implement the Convention;
(d)) require that you place the notice provided for in national legislation, to implement the Convention;
(e) for the purpose of analysis) to get or check out a product, cargo, drinking water, food, materials and substances used or handled samples;
f) after checking the immediately to pay the ship by the owner, the operator or the master's attention to shortcomings that can affect the on board the health and safety of persons;
g) to alert the competent authority and, if necessary, the recognised organisations for any deficiencies or irregularities, which are not directly covered by existing legislation and propose to improve laws and regulations, and h) notify the competent authority of any injury at work or occupational diseases affecting seafarers, in those cases and in the manner as provided for in the legislation.
9. If you get or check out a sample of the instructions referred to in paragraph 8 (e)), reported to the shipowner or his representative and, where appropriate, seaman, or they must be present in the moment, when the sample is taken or checked out. The inspector should note the quantity of the sample taken.
10. the annual report published by the competent authority of each Member State, in respect of its flag vessels must:

(a)) to the existing list of regulatory acts relating to seafarers ' working and living conditions, and any amendments, which entered into force during the year in question;
(b) the organisation of checks) the information system;
c) statistics of ships or other premises where the inspection is to be conducted, as well as on ships and other premises that have been checked;
d) statistics on all seafarers subject to national law;
e) statistics and information on violations of legislation, penalties and certain detention cases and f) statistics of reported injuries at work and occupational diseases affecting seafarers.
5.1.5. provisions – complaint procedures on Board 1. each Member State shall require that its flag vessels were in the document on the procedures for the fair, effective and quick review of the Mariners ' complaints about non-compliance with the requirements of this Convention (including seafarers ' rights).
2. Each Member shall prohibit and penalize any kind of persecution of seafarers for filing complaints.
3. the provisions of this provision and other related sections of the code does not affect the right to require a seafarer, by whatever legal means he deems appropriate.
A 5.1.5 standard-complaint procedures on Board 1. Without prejudice to any wider scope that may be provided for by national laws or collective agreements, the sailors onboard complaint procedures can be used to submit complaints relating to any matter which may be considered the requirements of this Convention (including seafarers ' rights).
2. Each Member State shall ensure that its laws and regulations for ship's complaint procedures to comply with the requirements of regulation 5.1.5. With such procedures shall seek to resolve complaints at the lowest possible level. But in all cases, seafarers shall have the right to complain directly to the master and, if they consider it necessary, appropriate authorities outside the ship.
3. the complaint procedure include the seafarers right to escort or representation of the complaints procedure, as well as security measures against possible prosecution of the seafarer lodging the complaint. The term "persecution" includes any adverse actions against the Mariners made any person because the complainant seafarer, which is not clearly irrelevant or fictitious.
4. in addition to the copy of the contract of employment of a seafarer shall be issued to any seafarer concerned complaints procedure applicable a copy of the document. It contains the contact details of the competent authority of the flag State and the seafarer's country of residence, if they are different, as well as on board the names of the person or persons that seafarers can give confidential impartial advice on their complaint and otherwise assist by monitoring complaint procedures available to them on board.
(B) the indication of the vessel 5.1.5-complaints procedure-1. in accordance with the applicable collective agreement, any applicable provisions, the competent authority in consultation with the organizations of shipowners and seafarers should be designed in a fair, prompt and documented the ship's complaint handling procedure that you can use the sample to all vessels flying the flag of a Member State. In developing these procedures, you should consider the following issues: (a) a) many complaints may relate specifically to those individuals to whom the complaint should be submitted to, or even to the master of the vessel. In all cases seafarers should be able to complain directly to the master or person outside the Board, and (b)) to help seafarers to avoid persecution because of problems he has submitted a complaint under this Convention, the procedures should provide for the possibility to raise a person on board who can advise seafarers on the procedures available to them, and to attend any meetings or hearings regarding complaints submitted, at the request of the seafarer who made the complaint.
2. the procedures discussed in the process referred to in paragraph 1 of this guideline must include at least the following issues: (a) the seafarer complaint address) your team manager or senior officer for himself;
(b) the team leader or higher) officer must try to solve this problem, within the time limit, which is appropriate for the seriousness of the issue in question;
(c)) if the team leader or senior officer cannot resolve this problem so that the sailors would be satisfied, the sailor can submit their complaints to the captain, who solved this problem personally;
(d) any time of sailor) is right on the Board to choose another sailor who accompany and represent;
e) all complaints and relevant decisions must be recorded and a copy of the decision to issue the seafarers concerned;
(f) if the complaint cannot be considered) to board the ship, then it shall be submitted to the owner in the Bank, which determines the acceptable time limits for solving this problem, where appropriate in consultation with the seafarers concerned or any person they have designated as their representative, and g) in all cases seafarers should have the right to submit your complaint directly to the master, the shipowner and competent authorities.
5.1.6. the rule – marine casualties 1. Each Member State shall carry out an official investigation with regard to every major maritime accidents resulting in injury or death, if this accident involving a ship flying the flag of a Member State. Final report of the investigation shall normally be made publicly available.
2. Member States shall cooperate to promote the major marine casualty investigation referred to in paragraph 1.
5.1.6. A standard – marine casualties (no provisions) (B) 5.1.6. instructions – marine casualties (no provisions) Regulation 5.2 – port State responsibilities purpose: to each Member State to carry out its responsibilities under this Convention regarding international cooperation in the implementation of the Convention and application of the standards for foreign vessels.
5.2.1. the port rule: 1. each vessel in the course of normal working or operational reasons turns into a port of a Member State, may be tested in accordance with paragraph 4 of article V, to ensure that it complies with the requirements of this Convention (including seafarers ' rights) in relation to seafarers ' working and living conditions on the ship.
2. each Member State shall recognize the maritime labour certificate and a declaration of maritime labour compliance, which rules out the 5.1.3 as prima facie evidence of compliance with the requirements of this Convention (including seafarers ' rights). Thus check the ports of a Member State, except in the circumstances specified in the code, and this certificate contains only the examination of the notification.
3. the inspection ports by authorised officials of the code under the terms of the Convention and other relevant international agreements governing port State control inspections in the Member States. In any of these tests just to make sure that the test questions meet the relevant requirements of articles of this Convention and the rules, and in part A of the code.
4. inspections that may be carried out pursuant to this provision, based on an effective port State inspection and monitoring system to ensure that the seafarers ' working and living conditions on board vessels of the Member State concerned complies with the requirements of this Convention (including seafarers ' rights are respected).
5. Information about the system referred to in paragraph 4 of this rule, including information about its assessment of the effectiveness of the methods used, including the Member State reports pursuant to article 22 of the Constitution.
5.2.1. standard-a, port 1. If the authorized officer who arrived on the ship for inspection and, where appropriate, has asked to present the maritime labour certificate and a declaration of maritime labour compliance, finds that: (a)) necessary to produce the documents or they are not valid, or is misspelled, or produced documents do not contain the information provided for in this Convention, or is invalid for other reasons, or (b)) is an obvious basis for believing that the working and living conditions on the ship do not meet the requirements of this Convention or c) has reason to believe that the ship has changed flag to avoid compliance with this Convention, or d) is the complaint, which alleged that specific working and living conditions on the ship do not meet the requirements of this Convention; the authorized officer may make a further check, to check the working and living conditions on board. Such checks shall be carried out in any case, if there is reason to believe or it is possible that the working and living conditions are inadequate and may endanger the safety or health of seafarers or where the authorized officer has reasonable grounds to believe that any failures can be considered as the requirements of this Convention (including seafarers ' rights) significant violation.
2. If an authorized officer on the foreign Board members in the port shall carry out more detailed examination of the circumstances referred to in paragraph 1 of this standard a), (b) and (c))), it must in principle be checked listed in Appendix A5-III.

3. If the complaint has been submitted in accordance with paragraph 1 of this standard (d)), only issues related to the complaint, but a complaint or during the investigation may reveal clear grounds for a detailed examination of this standard in paragraph 1 (b)). Paragraph 1 of this standard) referred to in paragraph (d) "complaint" means information submitted by a seafarer, a professional body, an association, a trade union or, generally, any person with an interest in safety on the ship, including an interest of seafarers on board safety and health hazards.
4. where, during the detailed examination, it is found that the working and living conditions on the ship do not meet the requirements of this Convention, authorized officer about these shortcomings immediately notify the master of the ship and shall inform him of the time limits. If the authorized officer believes that these shortcomings are significant, or if they are related to a complaint submitted pursuant to paragraph 3 of this standard, the authorized officer for these failures reported to the respective seafarers ' and shipowners ' organizations in the Member State in which the check was carried out, and may: (a) to inform about them) the flag State representative;
(b)) to provide relevant information to the next appropriate ports of call, to the competent authorities.
5. The Member State carrying out the inspection, the officials have the right to send a copy of the report, accompanied by any reply received within the prescribed time limit of the competent authorities of the flag State, international employment office, the Director-General to make appropriate and prompt action to ensure that such information is registered and that it focus on other people who might be interested to benefit from the relevant procedures.
6. If, after further testing authorized officer reveals that the ship does not comply with the requirements of this Convention, and: (a) the conditions on board threatened) seafarers ' health or safety, or (b)) non-compliance is considered significant or repeat the requirements of this Convention (including seafarers ' rights) violations, the authorized officer shall take steps to ensure that the ship does not return to sea until all failures, which include (a) of this paragraph), or (b)) in the area of , or until the authorized officer is not recognized by the action plan, under which these shortcomings will be addressed, and is satisfied that the plan will be implemented quickly. If a ship is prohibited from going to sea, the authorized officer shall immediately inform the flag State and request the flag State representative present, if possible, ask the flag State to reply within a certain time limit. The authorized officer shall forthwith inform the shipowners and seafarers ' organizations in the port State in which the check was carried out.
7. each Member State shall ensure that with regard to the circumstances in which the Board may withhold in accordance with paragraph 6 of this standard, it authorised officials receive such instructions as referred to in part B of the code.
8. the implementation of the obligations of this standard, each Member State shall make its best efforts to avoid a ship being unduly detentions and delays. If it is found that a ship is unduly detained or delayed, to pay compensation for any loss or damage. The burden of proof is the complainant.
(B) 5.2.1. instruction-port 1. The competent authority must draw up inspection action plan officials carrying out checks in accordance with 5.2.1. This action plan aims to ensure compliance with and the application of inspection and control activities related to the requirements of this Convention (including seafarers ' rights in connection with). A copy of this action plan should be issued to all officials and make it available to the public, the shipowners and seafarers.
2. developing action plans in relation to the conditions for which the competent authority may detain a ship in accordance with (A) 5.2.1. standard point 6, it should be considered that (A) 5.2.1. Standard 6. b) materiality of the irregularities referred to can be dependent on the type of failure. This is especially important in cases where the violation of basic rights of employment of seafarers and the guiding principles and social rights under articles III and IV. For example, if you are employed by a person who is under the age permitted, it must be considered a fundamental breach, even if the ship is just one such person. In other cases, in particular should be taken into account during the test, the number of detected failures, for example, is to be found more shortcomings in relation to accommodation, food and catering which do not threaten safety or health, to be considered as a substantial breach.
3. Members should cooperate with each other the widest extent possible, for the adoption of internationally agreed guidelines on inspection policies, especially those plans related to the conditions under which vessels may be put on hold.
5.2.2. the rule-the sailors ' complaints procedure in each Member State shall ensure that those sailors who wish to report non-compliance with the requirements of this Convention (including seafarers ' rights) on board vessels at berth in a port within the territory of a Member State, has the right to submit such complaint to facilitate quick and practical solution to the problem.
5.2.2. the standard-a sailor complaints procedure in 1. Sailor wishing to report on the requirements of this Convention (including seafarers ' rights) a possible violation, your complaint may be submitted to the authorised official of the ship's seafarers in ports of call. In such cases, the authorized officer shall initiate preliminary investigation.
2. where appropriate, given the nature of the complaint, the initial investigation of the authorized officer consider whether ships are used, the complaint procedures provided for in regulation 5.1.5. The authorized officer may conduct a more detailed inspection in accordance with (A) 5.2.1. standard.
3. the Authorized Officer shall endeavour, where appropriate to make complaint to the Board.
4. If during the investigation or inspection in accordance with this standard is revealed a discrepancy in the (A) 5.2.1. standard scope of paragraph 6, the provisions laid down in that paragraph.
5. If point 4 of this standard shall be applied and cannot deal with a complaint to the Board, the authorized officer shall immediately inform the flag State of the vessel to receive the specified period and the plan of remedial measures.
6. If the complaint is not resolved after the operations have been carried out in accordance with paragraph 5 of this standard, the port State authorized officer sent a copy of the report to the Director-General. The report shall be sent together with any responses that particular period received from the flag State competent authorities. Similarly inform the shipowners and seafarers ' organizations in the port State. In addition, the port State shall submit regularly to the Director-General statistics and information on cases completed complaints. Both documents is intended to on the basis of appropriate and rapid action, such information is registered and its attention to persons, including the shipowners and seafarers organisations that might be interested to benefit from the relevant procedures.
7. To take appropriate measures to ensure the confidentiality of the seafarers who have submitted complaints.
B 5.2.2. instruction-sailors ' complaints procedure in 1. If (A) 5.2.2. the standard complaint referred to an authorised officer, it must first check whether it is a general complaint, which refers to all seafarers on board a ship or part of them, or are only related to individual cases, involving one sailor.
2. If the complaint is submitted for General, consideration should be given, or the more detailed inspection must be carried out in accordance with (A) 5.2.1. standard.
3. If the complaint is related to a case, you should take any complaint procedure of the vessel inspection results to review the complaint. If such procedures are not used, the authorized officer shall propose to the complainant used these procedures available. To the complaint review board before being used in the complaint, the complainant must specify the reason established. This may be due to non-compliance with internal procedures, unjustified delay or the complainant's fear of retaliation for the fact that he has lodged a complaint.
4. Investigating any complaint, the authorized official must give the master, the shipowner and any other person concerned, associated with this complaint, the opportunity to express their views.
5. If, in response to the notice of the port State in accordance with (A) 5.2.2. paragraph 5 of the standard, the flag State of the vessel indicates that it will resolve the matter itself, and it can be used in this context, effective procedures and has submitted an acceptable plan of action, the authorized officer may refrain from any further participation in the inquiry.
5.3. rules-obligations of the providers of labour purpose: to ensure that each Member implements its responsibilities under this Convention with respect to a seafarer recruitment and placement, as well as for their social protection of seafarers.

1. Without prejudice to the principle of the responsibility of each Member State on the working and living conditions on board ships, the flag Member State shall have the obligation to ensure the implementation of this Convention in respect of the seafarer recruitment and placement and the social protection of seafarers that are its nationals, permanent residents or otherwise settled on a permanent basis in its territory, in so far as such an obligation is provided for by this Convention.
2. Detailed requirements for the implementation of paragraph 1 of the Convention are included in the code.
3. Each Member State shall establish an effective inspection and monitoring system for the application of your own suppliers of labour duties in accordance with this Convention.
4. Information about the system referred to in paragraph 3 of this rule, including information about its assessment of the effectiveness of the methods included in the Member's reports pursuant to article 22 of the Constitution.
A standard 5.3 – labour obligations of Offeror 1. Each Member State shall apply the requirements of this Convention relating to seafarers ' recruitment and placement services and practices established within its territory through a system of inspection and monitoring and legal proceedings in the case of infringement of licensing, as well as other operational requirements provided for under (A) 1.4. standard.
(B) 5.3. advice – labour obligations of Offeror 1. Private seafarer recruitment and placement services established in the territory of a Member State and provide seamen shipowners, regardless of location, require commitments to ensure that shipowners comply with seafarers concluded employment contract provisions.
A5-I addition to the flag State of the ship before the ship certification under A 5.1.3. standard (1) must be verified and approved seafarers ' working and living conditions.
The minimum age for seafarers medical certificate qualifications of seafarers ' contracts of any licensed, certified or regulated private recruitment and placement services, the use of working time or rest period vessel manning standards of living space leisure facilities provided on board food and catering health and safety, as well as the accident prevention medical care on board ship complaint procedures wage cost c) the master is familiar with the requirements of this Convention and its implementation requirements and (d)), the competent authority or recognized organization has submitted the relevant information to be able to issue a statement of maritime labour compliance.
This certificate is valid until … … … … … … … … … …. …., but this time, tests must be conducted according to A 5.1.3 and 5.1.4 A standard.
Check that the mentioned above (a)), completed (date) … … … … … … … … … … ….
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The persons authorized to issue a provisional certificate, signature … … … … … … … … … … … … … … … … … … … … … … … … … … … … … ….
(Stamp of the issuing authority, or stamp, as appropriate)
A5-Appendix III if the authorized officer at a port of a Member State to carry out a more detailed inspection of the ship (A) 5.2.1. standard, then it must check the following things: the general minimum age for seafarers medical certificate qualifications of seafarers ' contracts of any licensed, certified or regulated private recruitment and placement services, the use of working time or rest period vessel manning standards of living space leisure facilities provided on board food and catering, health and safety and accident prevention medical care on board ship complaint procedures wage cost B5-Appendix I – example of a notification, see (B) 5.1.3. paragraph 5 of the guidelines for the 2006 Convention on maritime communication on maritime labour compliance. Part I (Note: this statement must be added to the ship's maritime labour certificate) issued in accordance with the mandates granted by the competent authority in: Xxxxxx for the 2006 Convention on maritime labour standards to the following ship: ship name IMO number gross tonnage M.S. example 12345 1.000 is maintained under the Convention (A) 5.1.3. standard.
A statement signed by the person on behalf of the competent authority shall confirm that: (a) the Convention on maritime employment) rules are fully included in the following State requirements, (b)) these national requirements are included in the following national laws; where appropriate, on the content of the laws is provides explanations, information about the relevant c) equivalence in accordance with article VI, paragraph 3 and 4 are provided (strike out the incorrect assertion);
(d)) under any title 3 the competent authorities determine exemptions are indicated in the relevant section, and (e)) any requirements under national laws or regulations have been laid down for a particular type of vessel, it is referred to the relevant requirements.
1. Minimum age (regulation 1.1) 1905 amended shipping law (No. 123) (hereinafter the Act), chapter X, 2006 shipping rules (hereinafter rules) 1111-1222. Minimum age corresponds to that provided for in the Convention.
"Night" means the time from 9 in the morning until 6 in the evening, unless the Ministry of maritime transport (hereinafter the Ministry) does not endorse any other time period.
Examples of hazardous work, which does not allow persons who have not reached 18 years of age or the age of majority, are listed in A list. Persons who have not reached 18 years of age, may not work in those locations on cargo ships plan (annexed to this communication) marked as "dangerous".
2. Medical certificate (1.2) of the Act, the provisions of chapter XI 1223-1233.
Medical certificates shall comply with the appropriate requirements of the STCW Convention; in other cases the STWC Convention requirements apply with the necessary adjustments.
Certificates in relation to see may issue qualified optiķ are shown in the list approved by the Ministry.
Medical inspections comply with the ILO/WHO guidelines referred to URB1.2.1.nor the setting knob.
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Notice of maritime labour compliance. (Ii) the measures taken to ensure that in the period between inspections continued compliance with the owner specified in the maritime labour certificate to which this notice is attached, is expected to take the following measures to ensure that in the period between inspections continued eligibility.
(List the measures that will be taken to ensure compliance with each point of part I)
1. Minimum age (regulation 1.1) [X] each sailor's date of birth indicates opposite his name crew list.
The master or officer acting on his behalf (hereinafter "competent officer"), at the beginning of each trip, check this list and notes the following inspection date. The sailor, who has not reached 18 years of age, he shall issue a document that forbade him to work during the night or perform work that is considered dangerous (see. Chapter 1 of part I above), and any other dangerous work, as well as an indication that he is in cases of doubt, must consult the competent officer. A copy of this document, which at marks ' received and met "is signed by the seafarer and which contains the date of the signature, shall be deposited with the competent officer.
2. Medical certificate (1.2) [X] Competent officer provides a medical certificate, as well as ensure confidentiality privacy list, drawn up by the competent officer's responsibility and stating each of the seamen on board: duties of seamen, the medical certificate (s) (s), date of issue and the condition specified in the certificate.
If in doubt as to whether the State of health of the seafarer is fit for a particular obligation or duty, the competent officer consults the seafarer's doctor or another qualified doctors and medical records of a summary of the findings, as well as the medical profession's name, telephone number and date of the consultation.