Law No. 203 On November 15, 2000

Original Language Title:  LEGE nr. 203 din 15 noiembrie 2000

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Law No. 203 of 15 November 2000 on the ratification of International Labour Organization Convention No. 182/1999 on the prohibition of the worst forms of child labour and immediate action to remove them, adopted at its 87 session of General Conference of the international labor organization in Geneva on 17 June 1999 PARLIAMENT ISSUING published in MONITORUL OFICIAL nr. 577 of 17 November 2000, the Romanian Parliament adopts this law.


Article 1 shall ratify International Labour Organization Convention No. 182/1999 on the prohibition of the worst forms of child labour and immediate action to remove them, adopted at its 87 session of General Conference of the international labor organization in Geneva on 17 June 1999.


Article 2-National Agency for the protection of the rights of the child, the Ministry of labour and social protection, Ministry of the Interior, the Ministry of national education and the Ministry of Justice shall submit to the approval of the Romanian Government measures needed for the effective transposition of the provisions of the Convention in practice. 1. This law was adopted by the Senate at its meeting on 16 October 2000, with due regard for the provisions of article 7. 74 para. (2) of the Constitution of Romania.
SENATE CHAIRMAN MIRCEA IONESCU-QUINTUS this law was adopted by the Chamber of deputies at its meeting of 30 October 2000, in compliance with the provisions of art. 74 para. (2) of the Constitution of Romania.
p. CHAMBER of DEPUTIES PRESIDENT, VASILE LUPU, CONVENTION No. 182 Convention concerning the prohibition of the worst forms of child labour and immediate action to eliminate their *) — — — — — — — — — — — — — — — * Note) version.

General Conference of the International Labour Organization, convened in Geneva by the Board of Directors of the International Labour Office, which met on 1 June 1999 in the 87 session, considering the need to adopt new instruments on the prohibition and elimination of the worst forms of child labour as a major priority of national and international action, especially to cooperation and international assistance to complement the Convention and recommendation concerning minimum age for employment, 1973, which remain fundamental instruments with regard to child labour, considering that the effective removal of the worst forms of child labour requires immediate action, which takes into account the importance of free basic education and the need to escape the children concerned from all of these forms of work and to ensure their rehabilitation and their social integration taking into account the needs of their own families, recalling the resolution concerning the Elimination of child labour adopted by the International Labour Conference at its 46 session, in 1996, recognizing that child labour is determined to a large extent by poverty and that the long-term solution lies in sustained economic growth leading to social progress and, in particular, to alleviating poverty and universal education Recalling the Convention on the rights of the child, adopted on 20 November 1989 by the General Assembly of the United Nations, the International Labor Organization Declaration concerning fundamental principles and rights in the work and the mechanism or scope, adopted by the International Labour Conference at its 86 session in 1998, recalling some of the worst forms of child labour are covered by other international instruments and in particular, the Convention on forced labour, 1930, and the United Nations Supplementary Convention concerning the abolition of slavery, the slave trade and institutions and practices similar to slavery, 1956, after deciding to adopt the various proposals relating to the issue of child labour, which constitutes section 4 of the agenda of the session, after having determined that these proposals shall take the form of an International Convention on June 17, 1999 adoption at the next Convention, which will be called the Convention on the worst forms of child labour, 1999.


Article 1 any Member which ratifies this Convention shall take immediate and effective measures to secure the prohibition and elimination of the urgency of the worst forms of child labour.


Article 2 for the purposes of this Convention, the term child shall apply to all persons aged up to 18 years.


Article 3 for the purposes of this Convention, the term worst forms of child labour include: a) all forms of slavery or similar practices, such as the sale of or trade in children, servitude for debt and menial work, and forced or compulsory labor, including forced or compulsory recruitment of children for use in armed conflict;
  

b) use, recruitment or offering of a child for the purposes of prostituarii, the production of pornography or for pornographic performances;
  

c) use, recruitment or offering a child for the purpose of illicit activities, in particular for the production and trafficking of narcotic drugs, as they define the relevant international conventions;
  

d) work which, by their nature or by the circumstances in which it is exercised, is likely to harm the health, safety or morality of the child.
  


Article 4 1. The types of work referred to in article 1. 3 (a). d) must be determined by national legislation or by the competent authority, after consultation with the organizations of employers and workers concerned, taking into account relevant international standards and, in particular, paragraphs 3 and 4 of the Advice concerning the worst forms of child labour, 1999.
2. the competence of the Authority, after consultation with the organizations of employers and workers concerned, you need to locate the types of work so determined.
3. The list of the types of work determined under paragraph 1 of this article shall be periodically examined and revised, where necessary, after consultation with the organizations of employers and workers concerned.


Article 5 any Member shall, after consultation with the organizations of employers and workers, to establish or designate appropriate mechanisms to monitor the application of provisions which give effect to this Convention.


Article 6 1. Any Member shall draw up and implement programmes of action to eliminate as a priority the worst forms of child labour.
2. Such programmes of action should be developed and put into practice after consulting the competent public institutions and organizations of employers and workers and, where appropriate, taking account of the views of other interested groups.


Article 7 1. Any Member shall take all necessary measures to ensure the effective implementation in practice and compliance with the provisions giving effect to this Convention, including by establishing and enforcing criminal sanctions or, as appropriate, other sanctions.
2. each Member shall, taking into account the importance of education for eliminating child labour, take effective measures in a period determined, in respect of: (a) to prevent the employment of children) in the worst forms of child labour;
  

(b) to provide direct aid) necessary and appropriate in order to evade the children from the worst forms of child labour and to ensure their rehabilitation and their social integration;
  

c) to ensure access to their basic free education and, wherever possible and appropriate, vocational training for all children of sustrasi from the worst forms of child labour;
  

d) to identify children at risk and in particular to enter into direct contact with them;
  

e) regard to the particular situation of girls.
  

3. each Member shall designate the competent authority responsible for the implementation of the provisions of this Convention.


Article 8 members shall take appropriate measures in order to support each other in putting into practice the provisions of the Convention through cooperation and/or assistance consolidated, including through measures to support economic and social development programmes for the eradication of poverty and universal education.


Article 9 Ratificarile of this Convention shall be communicated to the Director-general of the International Labour Office and will be posted to this site.


Article 10 1. This Convention will oblige them not only on the members of the International Labour Organization whose ratifications have been registered with the Director-general of the International Labour Office.
2. The Convention shall enter into force 12 months after ratificarile has 2 members will have been registered by the Director-general.
3. Thereafter this Convention shall enter into force for any Member 12 months after the date on which its ratification has been registered.


Article 11 1. Any Member which has ratified this Convention may denounce after expiry of a period of 10 years after the original date of the entry into force of the Convention, by an act communicated to the Director-general of the International Labour Office and recorded it. Denunciation will not take effect until one year after the registration of them.
2. Any Member which has ratified this Convention and which, within one year after the expiry of a period of 10 years referred to in the preceding paragraph will not use the possibility of denunciation provided for in this article, will be bound for another period of 10 years and, therefore, will be able to denounce this Convention at the expiration of each period of ten years under the terms provided for in this article.


Article 12


1. the Director-general of the International Labour Office shall notify all members of the International Labor Organization and registration of all ratificărilor all acts of denunciation, which shall be communicated to its members.
2. Notifying members of the Organization of the registration of the second ratification that will have been communicated to the Director-general, will attract the attention of the members of the International Labour Organization on the date on which this Convention will enter into force.


Article 13 the Director-general of the International Labour Office will communicate to the Secretary-General of the United Nations, for the purpose of registration, the full information about all ratificărilor and all acts of denunciation that you will be registered in accordance with the foregoing articles.


Article 14 each time it considers necessary Governing Board of the International Labour Office shall present to the General Conference of the International Labor Organization report on the application of this Convention and shall examine whether it is possible to be entered on the agenda of the Conference the question of its total or partial.


Article 15 1. In the event that the Conference will adopt a new Convention that would lead to total or partial revision of this Convention and whether the new Convention provides otherwise: a) ratification by a member of the new revising Convention which will involve law, without regard to the provisions of art. 11, the immediate denunciation of this Convention, provided that the new Convention that attracts the review;
  

b) from the date of entry into force of the new revising Convention that attracts this Convention shall cease to be open to ratification by the members.
  

2. In any event, this Convention shall remain in force in its actual form and content for those members which have ratified it, but which have not ratified the Convention.


Article 16 language versions French and English text of this Convention have equal value.
The preceding text is the authentic text of the Convention be adopted unanimously by the General Conference of the International Labour Organisation at its 87 session which took place in Geneva and which was declared closed on 17 June 1999.
As a result, they have put the signatures in this eighteenth day of June 1999: Alhaji Muhammad Mumuni, Conference Chairman Juan Somavia, Director-general of the International Labour Office — — — — — — — —