R40 Recommendation for Expediting Reciprocity as Provided for in the Convention, Adopted in 1932, concerning the Protection against Accidents of Workers employed in Loading or Unloading ships
Geneva, 27 aprile 1932
The General Conference of the International Labour Organisation,
Having been convened at Geneva by the Governing Body of the International Labour Office, and having met in its Sixteenth Session on 12 April 1932, and
Having decided upon the adoption of certain proposals with regard to the partial revision of the Convention, adopted in 1929, concerning the protection against accidents of workers employed in loading or unloading ships, which is the fourth item on the agenda of the Session, and
Having adopted a Convention revising the said Convention and having decided to supplement the revised Convention by a Recommendation,
adopts this twenty-seventh day of April of the year one thousand nine hundred thirty-two, the following Recommendation, which may be cited as the Protection against Accidents (Dockers) Reciprocity Recommendation, 1932, to be submitted to the Members of the International Labour Organisation for consideration with a view to effect being given to it by national legislation or otherwise, in accordance with the provisions of the Constitution of the International Labour Organisation:
Seeing that the revised Convention concerning the protection against accidents of workers employed in loading or unloading ships contains an Article concerning reciprocity between Members which ratify the said Convention,
Recommends that the following steps shall be taken to expedite the reciprocity provided for in the said Article:
(1) As soon as practicable after the adoption of the revised Convention, arrangements shall be made by the Governments of the principal countries concerned to confer with a view to securing reasonable uniformity in the application of the Convention, including more particularly the matters specially mentioned in the said Article, and the preparation of common forms of certificates for international use.
(2) Reports shall be furnished annually to the International Labour Office as to steps taken in accordance with the previous paragraph.