Maritime Labour Convention Act

The Merchant Shipping (Maritime Labour Convention) Act is an Act of Parliament in Singapore that gives effect to the Maritime Labour Convention. It sets out requirements for employment and working conditions for seafarers on board ships.

The full texts of the Act, as well as the following subsidiary legislation, are available for download from the Attorney-General Chambers' public website. 

Subsidiary legislation

1. Merchant Shipping (Maritime Labour Convention) (Wages) Regulations

2. Merchant Shipping (Maritime Labour Convention) (Seafarer’s Employment Agreement, Crew List and Discharge of Seafarers) Regulations

3. Merchant Shipping (Maritime Labour Convention) (Forms, Certificates and Fees) Regulations

4. Merchant Shipping (Maritime Labour Convention) (Health and Safety Protection and Accident Prevention) Regulations

5. Merchant Shipping (Maritime Labour Convention) (Seafarer Recruitment and Placement Services) Regulations

6. Merchant Shipping (Maritime Labour Convention) (Training and Certification of Cooks and Catering Staff) Regulations

7. Merchant Shipping (Maritime Labour Convention) (Requirements and Conditions of Employment) Regulations

8. Merchant Shipping (Maritime Labour Convention) (Medicines and Medical Equipment) Regulations

9. Merchant Shipping (Maritime Labour Convention) (Repatriation) Regulations

10. Merchant Shipping (Maritime Labour Convention) (Composition of Offences) Regulations

11. Merchant Shipping (Maritime Labour Convention) (Definition of Ship) Order

12. Merchant Shipping (Maritime Labour Convention) (Definition of Seafarer) Order

13. Merchant Shipping (Maritime Labour Convention) (Financial Security) Regulations