A PROCLAMATION TO RATIFY THE CONVENTIONS OF THE INTERNATIONAL LABOUR ORGANIZATION
WHEREAS, in accordance with Article 19 of the Constitution of International Labour organization, a member state which accepts a convention adopted by the organization has to ratify same;
WHEREAS, the House of Peoples’ Representatives of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia has ratified the conventions, adopted by the International Labour Organization at its session held on the 21st day of January 1999;
NOW, THEREFORE, in accordance with Article 55 sub-Articles (1) and (12) of the Constitution, it is hereby proclaimed as follows:
1. Short Title
This Proclamation may be cited as the “International labour Organization Conventions Ratification proclamation No. 152/1999.”
2. Ratification of Certain Conventions
The following conventions of the International Labour organization are ratified:
1. Private Employment Agencies Convention, 1997 (No. 181);
2. Abolition of Forced labour Convention, 1957 (No. 105);
3. Equal Remuneration Convention, 1951 (No. 100);
4. Minimum Age Convention, 1973 (No. 138).
3. Power of the Minister of Labour and Social Affairs
The Minister of Labour and Social Affairs is hereby empowered to undertake all acts necessary for the implementation of the conventions referred to in Article 2 of this Proclamation.
International Labour Organization Conventions Ratification Council of State Decree No. 37/1990 Article 2(2) is hereby repealed.
5. Effective Date
This Proclamation shall come into force as of the 21st day of January, 1999.
Done at Addis Ababa, this 21st day of January, 1999.
NEGASO GIDADA (DR.)
PRESIDENT OF THE FEDERAL DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF ETHIOPIA