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  1. Antigua and Barbuda - Seafarers - Protection of children and young persons - Law, Act

    The Antigua and Barbuda Merchant Shipping (Amendment) Act, 2006 (No. 9 of 2006). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2006-08-23 | Date of entry into force: 2006-09-19 | ATG-2006-L-75328

    Amends several sections, including section 82 increasing the age for employment of children to 16 years of age.

  2. China - Seafarers - Protection of children and young persons - Law, Act

    Employment of Young Persons and Children at Sea Ordinance (No. 13 of 1932 (Cap 58 1950)). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1933-01-01 | CHN-1933-L-92920

    Cap 58 Long title
    Cap 58 s 1 Short title
    Cap 58 s 2 Restriction on employment on vessels of children under 15
    Cap 58 s 3 Registers of members or crews who are under 16
    Cap 58 s 4 Application
    Cap 58 s 5 Offences and penalties

  3. Cyprus - Seafarers - Protection of children and young persons - Law, Act

    Law No. 8(III)/94 to ratify ILO Convention No. 58 fixing the minimum age for the admission of children to employment at sea (Revised 1936).

    Adoption: 1994-06-17 | Date of entry into force: 1994-06-17 | CYP-1994-L-39012

  4. France - Seafarers - Protection of children and young persons - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Décret n° 2017-1473 du 13 octobre 2017 relatif à la protection des jeunes travailleurs âgés de moins de dix-huit ans embarqués à bord des navires. - Décret

    Adoption: 2017-10-13 | Date of entry into force: 2018-01-01 | FRA-2017-R-105348

    Actualise les dispositions relatives à la protection au travail des jeunes travailleurs de moins de dix-huit ans employés sur les navires à titre professionnel ou accomplissant sur ces navires une période de formation en milieu professionnel ou un stage dans le cadre de leur cursus de formation initiale. Ces dispositions sont relatives aux conditions et modalités de dérogation permettant de dépasser les limites à la durée du travail et d'effectuer un travail de nuit, aux conventions de stage, aux travaux strictement interdits à bord du navire et aux travaux réglementés pour lesquels des dérogations sont possibles. Des sanctions pénales sont prévues en cas de méconnaissance de ces dispositions.

  5. France - Seafarers - Protection of children and young persons - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Décret n° 2006-534 du 10 mai 2006 relatif à la protection des jeunes âgés de moins de dix-huit ans embarqués sur les navires. - Décret

    Adoption: 2006-05-10 | FRA-2006-R-73617

  6. Kenya - Seafarers - Protection of children and young persons - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Employment of Juveniles at Sea (Medical Examination) Rules 1977. L.N. No. 158.

    Adoption: 1977-06-06 | KEN-1977-R-13387

  7. Kenya - Seafarers - Protection of children and young persons - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    The Employment of Juveniles at Sea (Medical Examination) Rules, 1977 [L.N. No. 158]

    Adoption: 1977-06-06 | KEN-1977-R-28307

    Pursuant to the Employment Act (No.2 of 1976), requires juveniles to produce medical certificate signed by a registered medical practitioner prior to employment upon a ship. Certificate to be valid for 1 year. Penalties for non compliance.

  8. Kenya - Seafarers - Protection of children and young persons - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    The Employment of Women, Young Persons and Children (Medical Examination of Juveniles) (Sea) Rules, 1964 [L.N. No. 296]

    Adoption: 1964-09-09 | KEN-1964-R-28539

    Pursuant to The Employment of Women, Young Persons and Children Act, Chapter 227, requires that children and young persons produce a medical certificate prior to employment upon a ship or vessel.

  9. Norway - Seafarers - Protection of children and young persons - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ordinance No. 855 of 2006 to amend Ordinance (No. 423 of 2002) respecting work and placement of youth on board Norwegian ships.

    Adoption: 2006-06-28 | Date of entry into force: 2006-07-01 | NOR-2006-R-75137

    Amends sections 2(b) and 17(b).

  10. Norway - Seafarers - Protection of children and young persons - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulations concerning mandatory training, supervision and repatriation etc. of young people.

    Adoption: 1986-02-03 | Date of entry into force: 1986-03-03 | NOR-1986-R-72023

    Applies to young persons under 20 years of age engaged on board ships, drilling vessels and other mobile installations at sea but excludes persons employed on fishing and catching vessels. Repeals the Regulations concerning Protective Measures for Young People at Sea (R.No. 139, D.No. 81, S.No. 87 of 21 June 1969) and the Regulations concerning Mandatory Training Courses for Apprentice Seamen (R.No. 331, D.No. 203, S.No. 226 of 1 November 1977).

  11. Norway - Seafarers - Protection of children and young persons - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulations concerning Placement of Young Persons in Practical Work in Domestic Trade.

    Adoption: 1986-02-03 | Date of entry into force: 1986-03-03 | NOR-1986-R-72024

    Provides that young workers who have turned 14 years of age can be placed to work on board ships in domestic trade as part of their education or practical vocational guidance when the work is not hazardous to their health or development.

  12. Papua New Guinea - Seafarers - Protection of children and young persons - Law, Act

    Minimum Age (Sea) Act of 1972. - Act on-line

    Adoption: 1972 | PNG-1972-L-65872

    Part I: Preliminary, Part II: Employment at Sea, Part III: Miscellaneous.

  13. Sweden - Seafarers - Protection of children and young persons - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    The Swedish Maritime Administration's Provisions and General Rules No. 23 of 2005 on Occupational Safety and Health On Board Vessels. - Text on-line in Swedish only

    Adoption: 2005-11-15 | Date of entry into force: 2006-01-05 | SWE-2005-M-75645

    Consists of 8 Chapters.

    Chapter 1: General rules (scope, definitions, etc.);
    Chapter 2: The Work Environment Authority's Rules (detailed rules for work in different environments, work adaptation and rehabilitation, work with asbestos, chemicals, etc, medical examinations, personal protective equipment, lifting devices, vibration, welfare facilities, etc.);
    Chapter 3: Lighting;
    Chapter 4: Noise (exposure levels, controls, protective equipment);
    Chapter 5: Freezing devices;
    Chapter 6: Young workers (hours of work, rest, etc.);
    Chapter 7: Exposure to petrol (prohibition, preventive measures, ventilation and cleaning); and
    Chapter 8: Ventilation (quality of the air, etc).

  14. United Kingdom - Seafarers - Protection of children and young persons - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Merchant Shipping (Minimum Age at Sea and Employment of Young Persons at Sea) Regulations 2013 (BR 104 / 2013). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2013-12-12 | GBR-2013-R-101693

  15. United Kingdom - Seafarers - Protection of children and young persons - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Shipping (Employment of Young People) (Jersey) Order 2007. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2007-02-23 | GBR-2007-R-98082

    1. Interpretation
    2. Application and exemptions
    3. People upon whom duties imposed
    4. General duties
    5. Rest periods for young people
    6. Health assessment
    7. Young people¿s medical certificates
    8. Record of young people
    9. Onus of proving what is reasonably practicable
    10. Inspection and detention of a Jersey ship
    11. Inspection, detention and other measures in respect of ships registered outside Jersey
    12. Enforcement of detention
    13. Compensation
    14. Citation

  16. United Kingdom - Seafarers - Protection of children and young persons - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    The Merchant Shipping and Fishing Vessels (Health and Safety at Work) (Employment of Young Persons) Regulations 1998. (S.I. 1998 No. 2411). - Regulation on-line

    Adoption: 1998-09-24 | GBR-1998-R-71419

    Gives effect to the Council Directive 94/33/EC on the protection of young people at work and in part to the Merchant Shipping (Minimum Standards) Convention, 1976 (No. 147). Defines young persons as those under 18 years but over the compulsory leaving age. The employer is to take appropriate measures to protect young persons at work including making an assessment of the risks to their health and safety. They are to inform young workers of hazards and ensure that they are not engaged in certain specified work.

  17. Zambia - Seafarers - Protection of children and young persons - Law, Act

    National Youth Development Council Act (No. 7 of 1986), as amended by Act No. 13 of 1994. - The Laws of Zambia, Vol. 10, 1996 Edition (Revised)

    Adoption: 1986-04-01 | ZMB-1986-L-66221

    Establishes National Youth Development Council, and defines its functions and powers. Functions of Council include to advise Minister on progammes relating to youth development, and to assist and encourage organisations interested in youth development in initiation of youth training and development progammes.

  18. Zambia - Seafarers - Protection of children and young persons - Law, Act

    Zambia Youth Service Act (No. 39 of 1964), as amended by Act No. 70 of 1970. - The Laws of Zambia, Vol. 10, 1996 Edition (Revised)

    Adoption: 1964-08-28 | ZMB-1964-L-66222

    Establishes Zambia Youth Service Board, and regulates its functions, procedures and finances.


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