Rs 0.832.27 Convention International N O 19 Of June 5, 1925, Concerning Equality Of Treatment Of Foreign Workers And Nationals For Compensation Of The Accidents At Work

Original Language Title: RS 0.832.27 Convention internationale no 19 du 5 juin 1925 concernant l’égalité de traitement des travailleurs étrangers et nationaux en matière de réparation des accidents du travail

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0.832.27 original text Convention No. 19 concerning equality of treatment of workers foreign and domestic accidents of work reparations adopted at Geneva on June 5, 1925, and approved by the Federal Assembly on 9 June 1927, Instrument of ratification deposited by Switzerland on 1 February 1929 entry into force for the Switzerland on February 1, 1929 (State on September 2, 2010) the General Conference of the international organization of work convened at Geneva by the governing body of the International labour office, and having met on May 19, 1925, in its seventh session, having decided to adopt various proposals for equal treatment of national workers and foreign victims of accidents at work, second item on the agenda of the session, and after have decided that these proposals would take the form of an international convention, adopts, this fifth day of June one thousand nine hundred and twenty-five , the following, which will be called Convention on equal treatment (work accidents), 1925, to ratification by the members of the International Labour Organization in accordance with the provisions of the Constitution of the International Labour Organization: art. 1-1. Any member of the International Labour Organization which ratifies this convention undertakes to grant to nationals of any Member ratifying the convention who will be victims of accidents in the work on its territory, or their successors, the same treatment that it provides to its own nationals for compensation of the accidents at work.
2. this equal treatment will be provided to foreign workers and their dependants without any condition of residence. However, with respect to payments that a member or its nationals would have to do outside the territory of the Member under this principle, the arrangements will be addressed, if necessary, by special arrangements with interested members.

Art. 2. for the repair of the work accidents to workers in a temporary or intermittent way on the territory of a member on behalf of an enterprise located in the territory of another Member, it can be expected that he will be made application of the legislation of the latter by special agreement between the members concerned.

The Switzerland is understood in this sense with the Netherlands [RO 14 86. RO 1958 1061 art. 26 al. 1]. see also the ac. from 12 nov. 1936 between the Switzerland and the Germany freeing railway from each of these countries of the liability for the accident insurance of the other country (RS 0.832.291.362).

Art. 3. Members which ratify this convention and among which there is no compensation or flat work accident insurance plan agreed to establish such a scheme within a period of three years from the date of their ratification.

Art. 4. Members who ratify the convention undertake to assist each other to facilitate its application, as well as the execution of their laws and regulations for compensation of the accidents at work, and to bring to the attention of the international Bureau work, which will inform the other interested members, any changes in the laws and regulations in force concerning compensation for work accidents.

Art. 5. the formal ratifications of this convention under the conditions established by the Constitution of the International Labour Organization will be communicated to the Director-general of the international Bureau and the work by him saved.

Art. 6-1. This agreement will take effect as soon as the ratifications of two members of the International Labour Organisation have been registered by the Director-general.
2. it will not bind the members whose ratification will have been registered at the international labour office.
3. thereafter, this convention will enter into force for each Member on the date where ratification will have been registered at the international labour office.

Art. 7. as soon as the ratifications of two members of the International Labour Organisation have been registered at the international labour office, the Director-general of the international labour office shall notify that fact to all members of the International Labour Organization. It shall also notify them registration of ratifications which will subsequently be communicated to him by all members of the organization.

Art. 8 subject to the provisions of art. 6, any Member which ratifies this convention undertakes to apply the provisions of the art. 1, 2, 3 and 4 no later than January 1, 1927, and to take such measures that are necessary to make these provisions effective.

Art. 9. any member of the International Labour Organization which ratifies this convention undertakes to apply it to its colonies, possessions or protectorates, in accordance with the provisions of art. 35 of the Constitution of the International Labour Organization.

Art. 10. any Member ratifying this convention may report it, on the expiry of a period of ten years after the date of the initial implementation of the convention, by an act communicated to the Director-general of the international labour office and by him registered. Denunciation shall become effective one year after having been recorded to the international labour office.

Art. 11. whenever necessary, the governing body of the international labour office will present to the General Conference a report on the application of this convention and will consider whether it is necessary to register to the agenda of the Conference the question of its revision total or partial.

New content according to art. 1 of the conv. June 26, 1961, approved by SSA. fed. on Oct. 2. 1962 (RO 1403 1404 1962; FF 1962 I 1412).

Art. 12 scope 2 September 2010 Reserves the texts in french and English of the present convention shall prevail one and the other.
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Scope September 2, 2010 States parties Ratification Declaration of estate (S) entry into force South Africa March 30, 1926 September 8, 1926 Algeria 19 October 1962 S October 19, 1962 Germany September 18, 1928 September 18, 1928 Angola June 4, 1976 S June 4, 1976 Antigua - and - Barbuda February 2, 1983 S 2 February 1983 Argentina March 14, 1950 14 March 1950 Australia Norfolk Island 8 February 1996 February 8, 1996 Austria September 29, 1928 September 29, 1928 Bahamas

May 25, 1976 S 25 May 1976 Bangladesh June 22, 1972 S June 22, 1972 Barbados 8 May 1967 S 8 May 1967 Belgium October 3, 1927 October 3, 1927 Belize 15 December 1983 S 15 December 1983 Bolivia July 19, 1954 19 July 1954 Bosnia and Herzegovina 2 June 1993 S 2 June 1993 Botswana 3 February 1988 3 February 1988 Brazil April 25, 1957 April 25, 1957 Bulgaria 5 September 1929 5 September 1929 Burkina Faso 30 June

1969 30 June 1969 Burundi March 11, 1963 S March 11, 1963 Cameroon 3 September 1962 S September 3, 1962 Cape - Verde February 18, 1987 February 18, 1987 Chile October 8, 1931 October 8, 1931 China Hong Kong June 6, 1997 1 July 1997 Macau 20 December 1999 December 20, 1999 Cyprus 23 September 1960 S September 23, 1960 Colombia June 20, 1933 June 20, 1933 Comoros October 23, 1978 S 23 October 1978 Congo (Kinshasa) 20 September 1960 S 20 September 1960 (South) Korea March 29, 2001 29 March 2002 Côte d'Ivoire may 5, 1961 may 5, 1961 Croatia 8 October 1991 S 8 October 1991 Cuba August 6, 1928 August 6, 1928 Denmark March 31, 1928 March 31, 1928 Greenland may 31, 1954 May 31, 1954 Faroese March 31, 1928 March 31, 1928 Djibouti 3 August 1978 S August 3, 1978 Dominique February 28, 1983 S 28 February 1983 Egypt November 29, 1948 November 29, 1948 Spain 22 February 1929 February 22, 1929 Estonia April 14, 1930 April 14, 1930 Fiji 19 April 1974 S April 19, 1974 Finland 17 September 1927 September 17, 1927 France April 4, 1928 4 April 1928 Guadeloupe February 22, 1948 February 22, 1948 Guyana (French) February 22, 1948 February 22, 1948 Martinique 22 February 1948 22 February 1948 New Caledonia November 27, 1974 27 November 1974 Polynesia French November 27, 1974 November 27, 1974 meeting February 22, 1948 Miquelon 27 February 22, 1948 November 1974 27 November 1974 Gabon June 13, 1961 June 13, 1961 Ghana 20 May 1957 S may 20, 1957 Greece may 30, 1936 May 30, 1936 Granada 9 July 1979 S 9 July 1979 Guatemala 2 August 1961 2 August 1961 Guinea - Bissau 21 February 1977 21 February 1977 Guyana June 8, 1966 S June 8, 1966 Haiti 19 April 1955 April 19, 1955 Hungary April 19, 1928 April 19, 1928 India September 30, 1927 30 September 1927 Indonesia 12 June 1950 S June 12, 1950 Iran June 10, 1972 June 10, 1972 Iraq 30 April 1940 April 30, 1940 Ireland July 5, 1930 July 5, 1930 Israel may 5, 1958 may 5, 1958 Italy March 15, 1928 March 15, 1928 Jamaica December 26, 1962 S 26 December 1962 Japan * October 8, 1928 October 8, 1928 Kenya January 13, 1964 S 13 January 1964 Lesotho 31 October 1966 S 31 October 1966 Latvia 29 May 1928 29 May 1928 Lebanon

June 1, 1977 June 1, 1977 Lithuania 28 September 1934 28 September 1934 Luxembourg 16 April 1928 16 April 1928 Macedonia on November 17


1991 S November 17, 1991 Madagascar August 10, 1962 August 10, 1962 Malaysia November 11, 1957 S November 11, 1957 Malawi 22 March 1965 22 March 1965 Mali 17 August 1964 17 August 1964 Malta January 4, 1965 S January 4, 1965 Morocco 13 June 1956 S June 13, 1956 Maurice December 2, 1969 S 2 December 1969 Mauritania November 8, 1963 November 8, 1963 Mexico may 12, 1934 12 may 1934 Montenegro 3 June 2006 S June 3, 2006

Myanmar may 18, 1948 S may 18, 1948 Nauru September 5, 1968 S September 5, 1968 Nicaragua April 12, 1934 April 12, 1934 Nigeria 17 October 1960 S October 17, 1960 Norway June 11, 1929 11 June 1929 Uganda 4 June 1963 S 4 June 1963 Pakistan October 31, 1947 S October 31, 1947 Panama June 19, 1970 19 June 1970 Papua New Guinea may 1, 1976 S 1 May 1976 Netherlands September 13, 1927 September 13, 1927 Peru 8 November 1945

November 8, 1945 Philippines 26 April 1994 26 April 1994 Poland February 28, 1928 February 28, 1928 Portugal * March 27, 1929 March 27, 1929 Republic Central African 9 June 1964 June 9, 1964 Dominican Republic December 5, 1956 December 5, 1956 Czech Republic 1 January 1993 S January 1, 1993 United Kingdom Anguilla 27 March 1950 15 June 1974 Bermuda 5 September 1966 15 June 1974 Guernsey October 6, 1926 October 6, 1926 Isle of Man October 6, 1926 October 6, 1926

Falkland Islands 27 March 1950 15 June 1974 British Virgin Islands 27 March 1950 15 June 1974 Jersey October 6, 1926 October 6, 1926 Montserrat 27 March 1950 15 June 1974 Sainte - Hélène 27 March 1950 15 June 1974 Rwanda September 18, 1962 S September 18, 1962 Saint - Vincent and the Grenadines 21 October 1998 S 31 May 1995 St. - Lucia 14 May 1980 S 14 May 1980 Salomon , Islands 6 August 1985 S August 6, 1985 Sao Tome - and - principle 1 June 1982 S June 1, 1982 Senegal October 22, 1962 22 October 1962 Serbia 24 November 2000 S 1 April 1927 Sierra Leone 13 June 1961 S June 13, 1961 Singapore October 25, 1965 S October 25, 1965 Slovakia 1 January 1993 S January 1, 1993 Slovenia 29 May 1992 S 29 May 1992 Somalia 18 November 1960 S November 18, 1960 Sudan June 18, 1957 June 18, 1957

Sweden September 8, 1926 September 8, 1926 Switzerland February 1, 1929 February 1, 1929 Suriname 15 June 1976 S 15 June 1976 Swaziland April 26, 1978 S April 26, 1978 Syria 30 October 1961 S 30 October 1961 Tanzania January 30, 1962 S January 30, 1962 Thailand April 5, 1968 5 April 1968 Trinidad and Tobago may 24, 1963 S 24 May 1963 Tunisia 12 June 1956 S June 12, 1956 Uruguay June 6, 1933 June 6, 1933 Venezuela November 20, 1944

November 20, 1944 Yemen April 14, 1969 S April 14, 1969 Zambia December 2, 1964 S 2 December 1964 Zimbabwe 6 June 1980 S 6 June 1980 * Reserves, see below.

Applicable without modification.

Nov. 24. 2000 following the admission of the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia within the ILO, the Government of Yugoslavia stated that it remains bound by the obligations of the convention, whose provisions were previously applicable to its territory.

The obligations of the convention, which were applicable to the former Trust Territory, have been extended to the whole of the national territory of Somalia.

Reserves the ratification of the Japan Japan does not apply to the Korea, Formosa, to Karafuto, Kwantung territory and the Islands under Japanese mandate Pacific.
Portugal the ratification does not apply to the Portuguese colonies.

RO 45 20 and SR 14 61; FF 1926 I 851 the convention was adopted in the seventh session of the International Labour Conference and signed by the Chairman of this session and the Director general of the international labour office. Each State became party to the convention only after having deposited its instrument of ratification (art. 6). As a result of the dissolution of the League of Nations and the amendment of the Constitution of the International Labour Organization, certain modifications of the convention became necessary in order to ensure the exercise of the functions of Chancery who were previously entrusted to the Secretary-General of the League of Nations. It took account in this text of these amendments by the conv. from 9 oct. 1946 (RS 0.822.719.0).
No. I let. a FD of June 9, 1927 (RS 14 65).
In the declaration of ratification, the Switzerland said apply this convention to work accidents which occur after January 31, 1929.
RO 1973 1644, 1975 2488, 1982 1824, 1985 309, 1989-1540, 2004 723 and 2010 4939. A version of the update scope is published on the web site of the FDFA (http://www.dfae.admin.ch/traites).

State on September 2, 2010

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