Minimum Age (Fishermen) Convention, 1959

Minimum Age (Fishermen) Convention, 1959 is an International Labour Organization Convention.

It was established in 1959, with the preamble stating:

Having decided upon the adoption of certain proposals with regard to the minimum age for admission to employment as fishermen,...


The following countries have ratified this Convention:
Country Date Notes
Australia June 15, 1971
Ecuador March 10, 1969
Guatemala August 2, 1961
Liberia May 16, 1960
Mauritania November 8, 1963
Mexico August 9, 1961
Peru April 4, 1962
Suriname June 15, 1976

The convention was later obsoleted by the Minimum Age Convention, 1973, resulting in its denunciation by most of its signatories (not listed above - see for a complete list).


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