Imposing of Responsibility on States’ to Guarantee Labour Standards for Seafarers Under the MLC 2006: Can the ILO Achieve Its Goal?

Dan Malika Gunasekera

Abstract


This Article focuses on responsibilities of States and Members of the International Labour Organization in the implementation of their respective duties under the Maritime Labour Convention 2006. With its coming into force scheduled for August 2013, those Members States that ratifies the relevant Convention will have to take necessary action in implementing its obligations while fulfilling convention provisions in a manner compatible with the providing of decent work agenda for Seafarers subject to strict controls of compliance. This Article discusses various issues and applications related to these said State obligations and indentify ways of remedying deficiencies in a much analytical manner.

Key words: Maritime Labour Convention, 2006; Rights of Seafarers; State obligations under MLC 2006; International Labour Organization; Seafarers; Maritime Labour


Keywords


Maritime Labour Convention, 2006; Rights of Seafarers; State obligations under MLC 2006; International Labour Organization; Seafarers; Maritime Labour

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3968/j.flr.1929663020130101.192

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