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Name: Merchant Shipping (Seafarers) (Repatriation) Regulation (L.N. 607 of 1995) (Cap. 478Q).
Country: China - Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
Subject(s): Seafarers
Type of legislation: Regulation, Decree, Ordinance
Adopted on: 1995-12-20
Entry into force:
Published on: Hong Kong Government Gazette, Legal Supplement No. 2, 1995-12-29, Vol. CXXXVII, No. 52, pp. B3130-B3150
ISN: CHN-1995-R-43214
Link: https://www.ilo.org/dyn/natlex/natlex4.detail?p_isn=43214&p_lang=en
Bibliography: Hong Kong Government Gazette, Legal Supplement No. 2, 1995-12-29, Vol. CXXXVII, No. 52, pp. B3130-B3150
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Abstract/Citation: Obliges an employer to return a seafarer who has been left behind or is shipwrecked. Also obliges the employer to make provision for the seafarer's relief and maintenance (except in the case of a seafarer absent without cause for more than three months). This includes reasonable legal costs for the defence of the seafarer in certain criminal proceedings. Also provides regulations relating to wages and property of seafarers left behind or shipwrecked.
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