Declaration of Maritime Labour Compliance form: part I

The first part of the Maritime Labour Certificate; this form identifies the topics for inspection.


Maritime labour certificate declaration of maritime labour compliance: part I

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The ‘Declaration of Maritime Labour Compliance’ (DMLC-Part I) form is to be filled in by the attending surveyor.

DMLC-Part I:

  • identifies the topics for inspection
  • lists the relevant pieces of legislation putting the Maritime Labour Convention 2006 (MLC) in place
  • lists any ‘Substantial Equivalents’ and exemptions that have been granted
Published 1 May 2014
Last updated 8 February 2017 + show all updates
  1. Updated version of form attached

  2. First published.