Medical Examination (Seafarers) Convention, 1946
|Date of adoption||June 29, 1946|
|Date in force||August 17, 1955|
|Classification||Admission to Employment|
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It was established in 1946, with the pramble stating:
Having decided upon the adoption of certain proposals with regard to the medical examination of seafarers,...
The principles contained in the convention have been revised and were included in the 2006 Maritime Labour Convention.
As of 2013, the convention has been ratified by 46 states. Of the ratifying states, 17 have subsequently denounced the treaty.
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