Decision concerning the Report of the third meeting of the Special Tripartite Committee established under the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006, as amended (Geneva, 23–27 April 2018) ‎- Report of the Chairperson to the Governing Body, in accordance with article 16 of the Standing Orders of the Special Tripartite Committee

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The Governing Body took note of the report of the Chair of the STC concerning its third meeting and:

(a) welcomed the work conducted by the STC in relation to the review of 34 maritime-related international labour standards and the consensual recommendations thereon;

(b) decided that the 34 maritime-related instruments reviewed by the STC should be classified as outdated, and requested the Office to take the necessary follow-up action in that regard;

(c) noted the STC’s recommendations concerning the withdrawal of Recommendations Nos 27, 49, 107, 137, 139, 153, 154, 174, 186 and 187 as well as of Conventions Nos 7, 54, 57, 72, 76, 93, 109, 179 and 180, in relation to which it would consider placing an item on the agenda of the 109th Session (2020) of the International Labour Conference (see GB.334/INS/2);

(d) took note of the juridical replacement of Recommendation No. 109 by Recommendation No. 187 and of Recommendation No. 77 by Recommendation No. 137 and requested the Office to take the necessary follow-up action;

(e) noted the STC’s recommendations concerning the abrogation of Conventions Nos 8, 9, 16, 53, 73, 74, 91 and 145, in relation to which it would consider placing an item on the agenda of the 109th Session (2020) of the International Labour Conference (see GB.334/INS/2) and drew the attention of the SRM TWG to any issues that may arise from the abrogation of Convention No. 145;

(f) noted as well the STC’s recommendations to review the situation of five outdated Conventions, i.e. Conventions Nos 22, 23, 58, 146 and 166, at the next meeting of the STC in 2021;

(g) requested the Office to encourage countries bound by outdated Conventions to ratify the MLC, 2006 and to encourage countries having ratified the MLC, 2006 and still bound by outdated Conventions in respect of non-metropolitan territories to extend the application of the MLC, 2006 to those territories;

(h) endorsed the establishment of a subsidiary body of the STC with the mandate described in paragraph 20 of document GB.334/LILS/2(Rev.);

(i) appointed Ms Julie Carlton (United Kingdom) for a second term as the Chairperson of the STC for a three-year term (2019–21); and

(j) decided to convene the fourth meeting of the STC in 2021 (18–22 April), and requested the Director-General to include a provision for that purpose in the Programme and Budget proposals for 2020–21.

(GB.334/LILS/2(Rev.), paragraph 22, as amended by the Governing Body.)