THE MINISTRY OF TRANSPORT

Circular No. 43/2015/TT-BGTVT dated August 20, 2015 of the Ministry of Transport on issuance and revocation of the declaration of maritime labor compliance and certificate
Pursuant to Vietnam Maritime Code dated 2005;
Pursuant to Decree No. 107/2012/ND-CP dated December 20, 2012 of the Government defining the functions, tasks, entitlements and organizational structure of the Ministry of Transport;
Pursuant to Decision No. 547/2013/QD-CTN dated March 22, 2013 of President of Socialist Republic of Vietnam on accession to Maritime Labor Convention, 2006;
Pursuant to Decree No. 121/2014/ND-CP dated December 24, 2014 of the Government providing guidance on Maritime Labor Convention, 2006 in terms of working conditions of seafarers;
At the request of Director of the Legal Department, Director of Vietnam Maritime Administration and Director of the Vietnam Register,
The Minister of Transport promulgates a Circular on issuance, approval and revocation of Declaration of Maritime Labor Compliance and Maritime Labor Certificate.
Article 1. Scope of adjustment
This Circular deals with:
1. Inspection of Vietnamese ships engaged in international voyages in terms of maritime Labor prescribed in Maritime Labor Convention, 2006 (hereinafter referred to as MLC 2006).
2. Issuance, approval and revocation of Declarations of Maritime Labor Compliance and Maritime Labor Certificates prescribed in MLC 2006 in terms of Vietnamese ships of 500 GT (gross tonnage) or over engaged in international voyages.
Article 2. Subject of application
This Circular applies to organizations or individuals related to inspection of Vietnamese ships engaged in international voyages in terms of maritime Labor and issuance, approval and revocation of Declarations of Maritime Labor Compliance and Maritime Labor Certificates prescribed in MLC 2006.