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The 1997 amendment of the ILO Constitution which permits the abrogation of obsolete labour Conventions, has entered into force following its ratification by the Cook Islands.

Questionnaire concerning the abrogation of six obsolete Conventions

1986 Constitutional Amendment


Welcome to the Office of the Legal Adviser

The Office of the Legal Adviser/Office of Legal Services (JUR) protects the legal interests of the International Labour Organization (ILO) by advising the Director-General, the Office and the policy-making organs of the ILO.

It supports fulfilment of the mandate of the ILO under its Constitution and the legal framework for the development of Decent Work Country Programmes.

JUR advises on the Constitution, rules and standing orders, privileges and immunities, technical cooperation, complex contracts, credentials and human resources issues, including cases brought before the ILO Administrative Tribunal. It aids in the preparation of international labour Conventions and Recommendations and other instruments. More >


Last update:10.08.2015 ^ top