10–21 June 2019

Credentials Committee

General information


The Credentials Committee (ILC Standing Orders, article 5 and section B) is composed of one Government, one Employers’ and one Workers’ delegate, appointed by the Conference. It meets in closed sittings.

Its responsibilities include:
  • examining the credentials, as well as any objection relating to the credentials, of delegates and their advisers, or relating to the failure to deposit credentials of an Employers’ or Workers’ delegate (ILC Standing Orders, articles 5(2) and 26bis);
  • considering complaints of non-observance of article 13(2)(a) of the Constitution (payment of expenses of tripartite delegations) or concerning delegates or advisers prevented from attending the Conference (ILC Standing Orders, articles 5(2) and 26ter);
  • monitoring of any situation with regard to the observance of the provisions of article 3 or article 13(2)(a) of the Constitution, about which the Conference has requested a report (ILC Standing Orders, articles 5(2) and 26quater); and
  • determining the quorum required for the validity of votes taken by the Conference (ILC Standing Orders, article 20(1) and (2)).