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  1. Cyprus - Seafarers - Occupational safety and health and welfare - Law, Act

    Act No 175(I) of 2002 to provide for the minimum requirements concerning medical care on ships.

    Adoption: 2002-09-27 | Date of entry into force: 2003-01-01 | CYP-2002-L-64362

    Sets forth requirements with regard to medical equipment and sick bays on ships sailing international waters. Requires a specialized physician on board ships with more than 100 crew members. Appendices set forth required equipment and medication.

  2. Cyprus - Seafarers - Occupational safety and health and welfare - Law, Act

    Act No 105(I) of 2000 to regulate matters concerning the safe manning of the ships, the working and resting hours of the seafarers, the maintenance of watch-keeping and the composition of the crew.

    Adoption: 2000 | CYP-2000-L-57917

    Defines, inter alia, obligations for companies relating to seafarers' certificates and documents, maintenance of registers, on the job training for seafarers, capitain's duties relating to security rules, efficient co-ordination in the event of emergencies, and familiarisation with survival techniques. Also provides dispositions concerning working and resting hours for seafarers, watch-keeping systems, the composition of Cypriot ships as regards organic posts, and the inspection and control of foreign ships. The seventh and concluding part provides dispositions concerning the inspection of outbound ships and their detention in case of problems of compliance.

  3. Cyprus - Seafarers - Occupational safety and health and welfare - Law, Act

    Act No 107(I) of 2000 to regulate questions concerning the medical examination of seafarers and the issuance of medical certificates relative to their physical and mental health as well as their professional competency for maritime service.

    Adoption: 2000 | CYP-2000-L-57919

    Prohibits the recruitment of seafarers without a valid medical certificate and attributes related responsibilities to the maritime company that employs them. Defines conditions for the issue and the recognition of medical examination certificates. Provides for inspections of ships and their crews, the prohibition of departures in the event of non compliance and administrative and penal sanctions.

  4. Cyprus - Seafarers - Occupational safety and health and welfare - Law, Act

    Act concerning the Convention on the Merchant Marine (Minimum Levels) of 1976 (Ratification) and Relevant Matters of 1995 (No. 13(III) of 1995).

    Adoption: 1995-06-09 | CYP-1995-L-57360

    Provides for the ratification of ILO Convention No. 147 of 1976 on the Merchant Marine (Minimum Levels) and other relevant matters. Part III deals with responsibility of the ship-owner in the event of sickness, injury or death of seafarers, Part IV with medical examination of seafarers, Part V with the prevention of professional accidents, Part VI with the crew's support, Part VII with the professional capacity of seafarers, Part VIII with seafarers' labour contract, and Part IX with administrative and penal measures.


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