Hon. JAMES MURDOCK (Minister of Labour) moved that the House go into committee to consider the following proposed resolution:
Resolved, That it is expedient to bring in a measure to confirm a certain Draft Convention concerning the Compulsory Medical Examinations of Children and Young Persons Employed at Sea, adopted at Geneva on the 11th day of November, 1921, by a General Conference of the International Labour Organization of the League of Nations; to provide that the employment of any child or young person under 18 years of age on any vessel engaged in maritime navigation, other than vessels on which only members of the same family are employed, shall be conditional on the production of a medical certificate attesting fitness for such work and that the continued employment at sea of children and young persons shall be conditional on the reipetition of medical examination at intervals of not more than one year.
Motion agreed to and the House went into committee, Mr. Gordon in the chair.
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