Indonesia and the Work in Fishing Convention, 2007 (No. 188): a comparative analysis

This analysis is provided to assist the Government of Indonesia in preparing to ratify the ILO Work in Fishing Convention, 2007 (No. 188).

This paper considers the impact of the new and existing legislation including Law 39/2003 on Manpower; Law 17/2008 on Shipping; regulations issued by the MMAF, the Ministry of Manpower (MoM) and the Ministry of Transport (MoT); as well as various other laws of broad application such as social security legislation and occupational health and safety (OSH) laws.

It is also intended to assist the ILO’s social dialogue partners, including workers and employers, to understand the current and comprehensive national legislative framework in Indonesia in respect of working and living conditions in fishing.