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Approves The Withdrawal By The Portuguese Republic To The Convention On The Abolition Of Criminal Penalties For Breach Of The Contract Of Employment By Indigenous Workers, Adopted At The 38 Session Of The General Conference Of The International Organiz...

Original Language Title: Aprova a retirada por parte da República Portuguesa da Convenção relativa a abolição das sanções penais por quebra do contrato de trabalho por parte dos trabalhadores Indígenas, adoptada na 38.º sessão da Conferência Geral da Organização Internacional do

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Attending to which, presently, the principles emanating from the Convention on the

Abolition of Criminal Sanctions by Breaking of the Work Contract by Part of the

Indigenous Workers have no field of application possible in the Portuguese Republic;

Considering the modernizing transformation strategy of labour law that is

currently to be continued;

Desiring to potentiate the objectives and tools of Portuguese cooperation by means of

an appropriate participation in the multilateral system;


Under the terms of the paragraph d) of Article 197 (1) of the Constitution, the Government presents to the

Assembly of the Republic the following proposal for a Resolution:

Approve the withdrawal by the Portuguese Republic of the Convention on the Abolition of the

Criminal Sanctions by Breaking of the Work Contract by Workers ' Party

Indigenous people, adopted at the 38 th Session of the General Conference of the International Organization of the

Work, in Geneva, to June 21, 1955, approved, for ratification, by the Decree-Law

n. 42691, of November 30, 1959.

Seen and approved in Council of Ministers of June 18, 2009

The Prime Minister

The Minister of State and Foreign Affairs

The Minister of the Presidency

The Minister of Parliamentary Affairs