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268th Session
Geneva, March 1997
  Committee on Legal Issues and International Labour Standards LILS  


    Legal issues

  1. Proposed amendment to Article 26, paragraph 4(a) of the Conference Standing Orders relating to the 72-hour time-limit for the submission of objections to credentials.
  2. Proposed amendment to Article 32, paragraph 2 of the Conference Standing Orders concerning the effect on the right to vote of late payments under arrangements for the consolidation of arrears.
  3. Distribution and publication of Governing Body documents using the Internet.
  4. Other legal questions.
  5. International labour standards and human rights

  6. Report of the Working Party on Policy regarding the Revision of Standards.
  7. Standard-setting policy: the strengthening of ILO supervisory procedures.
  8. Standard-setting policy: the ratification and promotion of fundamental ILO Conventions.
  9. General status report on ILO action concerning discrimination in employment and occupation.
  10. Draft UNESCO Recommendation concerning the Status of Higher-Education Teaching Personnel.
  11. Forms for reports under articles 19 and 22 of the Constitution:
    1. Forms for reports on the application of ratified Conventions (article 22 of the Constitution):
      • Labour Inspection (Seafarers) Convention, 1996 (No. 178);
      • Recruitment and Placement of Seafarers Convention, 1996 (No. 179);
      • Seafarers' Hours of Work and the Manning of Ships Convention, 1996 (No. 180);
      • Protocol of 1996 to the Merchant Shipping (Minimum Standards) Convention, 1976;
    2. Forms for reports on unratified Conventions (article 19 of the Constitution):
      • Freedom of Association and Protection of the Right to Organize Convention, 1948 (No. 87);
      • Right to Organize and Collective Bargaining Convention, 1949 (No. 98).

  12. Other questions.

Updated by VC. Approved by NdW. Last update: 26 January 2000.