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(1938)

Ratifications of conventions between the United States and other members of the international labor organization relating to employment at sea,   p. 971 PDF (254.4 KB)


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  971RATIFICATIONS OF CONVENTIONS BETWEEN THE
 UNITED STATES AND OTHER MEMBERS OF THE
 INTERNATIONAL LABOR ORGANIZATION RELATING
 TO EMPLOYMENT AT SEA1
 [On October 24, 1936, the International Labor Conference at Geneva adopted
the following three conventions, among others, all of which were submitted
on August 18, 1937, by the President to the
Senate:
 Convention Concerning the Minimum Requirement of Professional Capacity for
Masters and Officers on Board Merchant Ships. Ratification advised, subject
to understandings, June 13, 1938; ratified accordingly on September 1, 1938;
Department of State Treaty Series No. 950, or 54 Stat. 1683.
 Convention Concerning the Liability of the Shipowner in Case of
Sickness, Injury or Death of Seamen. Ratification advised, subject
to understandings, June 13, 1938; ratified accordingly on August 15,
1938; Department of State Treaty Series No. 951, or 54 Stat. 1693. Convention
Fixing the Minimum Age for the Admission of Children to Employment at Sea.
Ratification advised, subject to understandings, June 13, 1938; ratified
accordingly on August 15, 1938; Department of State Treaty Series No. 952,
or 54 Stat. 1705.
 The three conventions under reference were proclaimed on September 29, 1939.]
 1 See Department of State, Treaties Submitted to the Senate, 1935—1944
(Washlngton, Government Printing Office, 1945), pp. 23—27, and
Department
of State Bulletin, September 30, 1939, pp. 316—317.


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