Recruitment and Placement of Seafarers Convention, 1996

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Recruitment and Placement of Seafarers Convention, 1996
C179
ILO Convention
Date of adoption October 22, 1996
Date in force April 22, 2000
Classification Seafarers
Subject Seafarers
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Recruitment and Placement of Seafarers Convention, 1996 is an International Labour Organization Convention.

It was established in 1996, with the preamble stating:

Recalling the entry into force of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea, 1982, on 16 November 1994, and

Having decided upon the adoption of certain proposals with regard to the revision of the Placing of Seamen Convention, 1920, ..

Ratifications[edit]

As of 2013, the convention had been ratified by 10 states. However, all but two of these states (Ireland and Nigeria) have subsequently denounced it.

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