Entries by juliette baron

Decree on Documentation (2014)

Decree on Birth Certificates (2014). Read more publications at Calaméo Any person without a birth certificate shall be granted a period of five (5) years from the publication of the present Decree to have their civil status regularized. Government commissioners, justices of the peace, civil registrars, Haitian consuls abroad, religious officials of various faiths, CASEC […]

International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (1966)

International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (1966). Ratified by Haiti in 2013 Read more publications at Calaméo Ratified on 8 October 2013 Among its provisions, Article 10 stipulates that “[t]he widest possible protection and assistance should be accorded to the family […] while it is responsible for the care and education of dependent […]

Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the involvement of children in armed conflict (2000)

Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the involvement of children in armed conflict (2000). Not ratified by Haiti to date Read more publications at Calaméo Ratified on 30 April 2014 by the Haitian Parliament Not ratified to date. The protocol offers guarantees to protect children in situations of armed […]

ACT RELATING TO THE PROHIBITION AND ELIMINATION OF ALL FORMS OF ABUSE, VIOLENCE, ILL-TREATMENT OR INHUMAN TREATMENT AGAINST CHILDREN (2003)

Le Moniteur No. 41, dated Thursday 5 June 2003 Pursuant to the 1987 Constitution; Pursuant to the Labour Code; Pursuant to the Penal Code; Pursuant to the 8 December 1960 Decree; Pursuant to the 4 November 1963 Act; Pursuant to the 24 February 1984 Decree; Pursuant to the 28 September 1990 Decree; Pursuant to the […]

ILO Convention No. 138 (1973)

ILO Convention No. 138 concerning the Minimum Age for Admission to Employment (1973) Ratified by Haiti in 2009 Read more publications at Calaméo Ratified on 3 June 2009. The convention concerns the minimum age for admission to employment or work, specified at 15 years of age. However, upon the ratification Haiti specified a minimum legal […]

ILO Convention No. 189 concerning decent work for domestic workers 16 June 2011

ILO Convention No. 189 Concerning Decent Work for Domestic Workers (2011). Not ratified by Haiti Read more publications at Calaméo ILO Convention No. 189 concerning decent work for domestic workers 16 June 2011 Not ratified by Haiti. Convention No. 189 offers specific protection to domestic workers. It establishes rights and fundamental principles, and requires States […]