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Name: Act of 11 June 2014 on Employment of Seafarers.
Country: Estonia
Subject(s): Seafarers
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2014-06-11
Entry into force:
ISN: EST-2014-L-102022
Link: https://www.ilo.org/dyn/natlex/natlex4.detail?p_isn=102022&p_lang=en
Bibliography: Legislation On-Line Legislation On-Line Riigi Teataja, Estonia PDF in English PDF in English (DOC.NORMES) (consulted on 2016-06-09)
Abstract/Citation: Establishes, inter alia, the scope of the application of the act, the concepts of seafarers employment contract, crew members, ship owners, peculiarities of entry into seafarers employment contract (Chapter II), the rights and obligations of crew members, ship-owners and masters of ships (Chapter III), including specification of working and resting time, holidays, repatriation of crew members, Compliance of Working and Living Conditions of Crew Members with Requirements. Further, defines the expiry of seafarers employment contract (Chapter IV), also the extension and cancellation thereof, crew members, employment placement (Chapter V), also deals with the state supervision, liability.
The act is adopted pursuant, inter alia, to Council Directive 92/29/EEC on the minimum safety and health requirements for improved medical treatment on board vessels (OJ L 113, 30.04.1992, pp. 19-36); Council Directive 1999/63/EC concerning the Agreement on the organization of working time of seafarers concluded by the European Community Ship-owners Association (ECSA) and the Federation of Transport Workers' Unions in the European Union (FST) (OJ L 167, 02.07.1999, pp. 33-37).
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