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C130 Medical Care and Sickness Benefits Convention, 1969 
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Convention concerning Medical Care and Sickness Benefits 
(Note: Date of coming into force: 27:05:1972.) 
<br>Convention:C130 
<br>Place:Geneva 
<br>Session of the Conference:53 
<br>Date of adoption:25:06:1969 
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The General Conference of the International Labour Organisation,<p>
<p>
Having been convened at Geneva by the Governing Body of the International 
Labour Office, and having met in its Fifty-third Session on 4 June 1969, and<p>
<p>
Having decided upon the adoption of certain proposals with regard to the 
revision of the Sickness Insurance (Industry) Convention, 1927, and the 
Sickness Insurance (Agriculture) Convention, 1927, which is the fifth item on 
the agenda of the session, and<p>
<p>
Having determined that these proposals shall take the form of an international 
Convention,<p>
<p>
adopts the twenty-fifth day of June of the year one thousand nine hundred and 
sixty-nine, the following Convention, which may be cited as the Medical Care 
and Sickness Benefits Convention, 1969:<p>
<p>
<p> 
<p>
Part I. General Provisions<p>
<p>
Article 1<p>
In this Convention--<p>
 (a) the term <i>  legislation  </i> includes any social security rules as well as 
laws and regulations;<p>
 (b) the term <i>  prescribed  </i> means determined by or in virtue of national 
legislation;<p>
 (c) the term <i>  industrial undertaking  </i> includes all undertakings in the 
following branches of economic activity: mining and quarrying; manufacturing; 
construction; electricity, gas and water; and transport, storage and 
communication;<p>
 (d) the term <i>  residence  </i> means ordinary residence in the territory of the 
Member and the term <i>  resident  </i> means a person ordinarily resident in the 
territory of the Member;<p>
 (e) the term <i>  dependent  </i> refers to a state of dependency which is 
presumed to exist in prescribed cases;<p>
 (f) the term <i>  wife  </i> means a wife who is dependent on her husband;<p>
 (g) the term <i>  child  </i> covers--<p>
  (i) a child under school-leaving age or under 15 years of age, whichever is 
the higher: Provided that a Member which has made a declaration under Article 
2 may, while such declaration is in force, apply the Convention as if the term 
covered a child under school-leaving age or under 15 years of age; and<p>
  (ii) a child under a prescribed age higher than that specified in clause (i) 
of this subparagraph and who is an apprentice or student or has a chronic 
illness or infirmity disabling him for any gainful activity, under prescribed 
conditions: Provided that this requirement shall be deemed to be met where 
national legislation defines the term so as to cover any child under an age 
appreciably higher than that specified in clause (i) of this subparagraph;<p>
 (h) the term <i>  standard beneficiary  </i> means a man with a wife and two 
children;<p>
 (i) the term <i>  qualifying period  </i> means a period of contribution, or a 
period of employment, or a period of residence, or any combination thereof, as 
may be prescribed;<p>
 (j) the term <i>  sickness  </i> means any morbid condition, whatever its cause;<p>
 (k) the term <i>  medical care  </i> includes allied benefits.<p>
<p>
Article 2<p>
1. A Member whose economy and medical facilities are insufficiently developed 
may avail itself, by a declaration accompanying its ratification, of the 
temporary exceptions provided for in Article 1, subparagraph (g), clause (i); 
Article 11; Article 14; Article 20; and Article 26, paragraph 2. Any such 
declaration shall state the reason for such exceptions.<p>
<p>
2. Each Member which has made a declaration under paragraph 1 of this Article 
shall include in its reports upon the application of this Convention submitted 
under article 22 of the Constitution of the International Labour Organisation 
a statement in respect of each exception of which it avails itself--<p>
 (a) that its reason for doing so subsists; or<p>
 (b) that it renounces its right to avail itself of the exception in question 
as from a stated date.<p>
<p>
3. Each Member which has made a declaration under paragraph 1 of this Article 
shall, as appropriate to the terms of such declaration and as circumstances 
permit--<p>
 (a) increase the number of persons protected;<p>
 (b) extend the range of medical care provided;<p>
 (c) extend the duration of sickness benefit.<p>
<p>
Article 3<p>
1. Any Member whose legislation protects employees may, by a declaration 
accompanying its ratification, temporarily exclude from the application of 
this Convention the employees in the sector comprising agricultural 
occupations who, at the time of the ratification, are not yet protected by 
legislation which is in conformity with the standards of this Convention.<p>
<p>
2. Each Member which has made a declaration under paragraph 1 of this Article 
shall indicate in its reports upon the application of this Convention 
submitted under article 22 of the Constitution of the International Labour 
Organisation to what extent effect is given and what effect is proposed to be 
given to the provisions of the Convention in respect of the employees in the 
sector comprising agricultural occupations and any progress which may have 
been made with a view to the application of the Convention to such employees 
or, where there is no change to report, shall furnish all the appropriate 
explanations.<p>
<p>
3. Each Member which has made a declaration under paragraph 1 of this Article 
shall increase the number of employees protected in the sector comprising 
agricultural occupations to the extent and with the speed that the 
circumstances permit.<p>
<p>
Article 4<p>
1. Any Member which ratifies this Convention may, by a declaration 
accompanying its ratification, exclude from the application of the 
Convention--<p>
 (a) seafarers, including sea fishermen,<p>
 (b) public servants, where these categories are protected by special schemes 
which provide in the aggregate benefits at least equivalent to those required 
by this Convention.<p>
<p>
2. Where a declaration under paragraph 1 of this Article is in force, the 
Member may--<p>
 (a) exclude the persons belonging to the category or categories excluded from 
the application of the Convention from the number of persons taken into 
account when calculating the percentages specified in Article 5, subparagraph 
(c); Article 10, subparagraph (b); Article 11; Article 19, subparagraph (b); 
and Article 20;<p>
 (b) exclude the persons belonging to the category or categories excluded from 
the application of the Convention, as well as the wives and children of such 
persons, from the number of persons taken into account when calculating the 
percentage specified in Article 10, subparagraph (c).<p>
<p>
3. Any Member which has made a declaration under paragraph 1 of this Article 
may subsequently notify the Director-General of the International Labour 
Office that it accepts the obligation of this Convention in respect of a 
category or categories excluded at the time of its ratification.<p>
<p>
Article 5<p>
Any Member whose legislation protects employees may, as necessary, exclude 
from the application of this Convention--<p>
 (a) persons whose employment is of a casual nature;<p>
 (b) members of the employer's family living in his house, in respect of their 
work for him;<p>
 (c) other categories of employees, which shall not exceed in number 10 per 
cent of all employees other than those excluded under subparagraphs  (a) and 
(b) of this Article.<p>
<p>
Article 6<p>
For the purpose of compliance with this Convention, a Member may take account 
of protection effected by means of insurance which, although not made 
compulsory by its legislation at the time of ratification for the persons to 
be protected--<p>
 (a) is supervised by the public authorities or administered, in accordance 
with prescribed standards, by joint operation of employers and workers;<p>
 (b) covers a substantial proportion of the persons whose earnings do not 
exceed those of the skilled manual male employee defined in Article 22, 
paragraph 6; and<p>
 (c) complies, in conjunction with other forms of protection, where 
appropriate, with the provisions of the Convention.<p>
<p>
Article 7<p>
The contingencies covered shall include--<p>
 (a) need for medical care of a curative nature and, under prescribed 
conditions, need for medical care of a preventive nature;<p>
 (b) incapacity for work resulting from sickness and involving suspension of 
earnings, as defined by national legislation.<p>
<p>
Part II. Medical Care<p>
<p>
Article 8<p>
Each Member shall secure to the persons protected, subject to prescribed 
conditions, the provision of medical care of a curative or preventive nature 
in respect of the contingency referred to in subparagraph (a) of Article 7.<p>
<p>
Article 9<p>
The medical care referred to in Article 8 shall be afforded with a view to 
maintaining, restoring or improving the health of the person protected and his 
ability to work and to attend to his personal needs.<p>
<p>
Article 10<p>
The persons protected in respect of the contingency referred to in 
subparagraph (a) of Article 7 shall comprise--<p>
 (a) all employees, including apprentices, and the wives and children of such 
employees; or<p>
 (b) prescribed classes of the economically active population, constituting 
not less than 75 per cent of the whole economically active population, and the 
wives and children of persons in the said classes; or<p>
 (c) prescribed classes of residents constituting not less than 75 per cent of 
all residents.<p>
<p>
Article 11<p>
Where a declaration made in virtue of Article 2 is in force, the persons 
protected in respect of the contingency referred to in subparagraph (a) of 
Article 7 shall comprise--<p>
 (a) prescribed classes of employees, constituting not less than 25 per cent 
of all employees, and the wives and children of employees in the said classes; 
or<p>
 (b) prescribed classes of employees in industrial undertakings, constituting 
not less than 50 per cent of all employees in industrial undertakings, and the 
wives and children of employees in the said classes.<p>
<p>
Article 12<p>
Persons who are in receipt of a social security benefit for invalidity, old 
age, death of the breadwinner or unemployment, and, where appropriate, the 
wives and children of such persons, shall continue to be protected, under 
prescribed conditions, in respect of the contingency referred to in 
subparagraph (a) of Article 7.<p>
<p>
Article 13<p>
The medical care referred to in Article 8 shall comprise at least--<p>
 (a) general practitioner care, including domiciliary visiting;<p>
 (b) specialist care at hospitals for in-patients and out-patients, and such 
specialist care as may be available outside hospitals;<p>
 (c) the necessary pharmaceutical supplies on prescription by medical or other 
qualified practitioners;<p>
 (d) hospitalisation where necessary;<p>
 (e) dental care, as prescribed; and<p>
 (f) medical rehabilitation, including the supply, maintenance and renewal of 
prosthetic and orthopaedic appliances, as prescribed.<p>
<p>
Article 14<p>
Where a declaration made in virtue of Article 2 is in force, the medical care 
referred to in Article 8 shall comprise at least--<p>
 (a) general practitioner care, including, wherever possible, domiciliary 
visiting;<p>
 (b) specialist care at hospitals for in-patients and out-patients, and, 
wherever possible, such specialist care as may be available outside hospitals; 
 (c) the necessary pharmaceutical supplies on prescription by medical or other 
qualified practitioners; and<p>
 (d) hospitalisation where necessary.<p>
<p>
Article 15<p>
Where the legislation of a Member makes the right to the medical care referred 
to in Article 8 conditional upon the fulfilment of a qualifying period by the 
person protected or by his breadwinner, the conditions governing the 
qualifying period shall be such as not to deprive of the right to benefit 
persons who normally belong to the categories of persons protected.<p>
<p>
Article 16<p>
1. The medical care referred to in Article 8 shall be provided throughout the 
contingency.<p>
<p>
2. Where a beneficiary ceases to belong to the categories of persons 
protected, further entitlement to medical care for a case of sickness which 
started while he belonged to the said categories may be limited to a 
prescribed period which shall not be less than 26 weeks: Provided that the 
medical care shall not cease while the beneficiary continues to receive a 
sickness benefit.<p>
<p>
3. Notwithstanding the provisions of paragraph 2 of this Article, the duration 
of medical care shall be extended for prescribed diseases recognised as 
entailing prolonged care.<p>
<p>
Article 17<p>
Where the legislation of a Member requires the beneficiary or his breadwinner 
to share in the cost of the medical care referred to in Article 8, the rules 
concerning such cost sharing shall be so designed as to avoid hardship and not 
to prejudice the effectiveness of medical and social protection.<p>
<p>
Part III. Sickness Benefit<p>
<p>
Article 18<p>
Each Member shall secure to the persons protected, subject to prescribed 
conditions, the provision of sickness benefit in respect of the contingency 
referred to in subparagraph (b) of Article 7.<p>
<p>
Article 19<p>
The persons protected in respect of the contingency specified in subparagraph 
(b) of Article 7 shall comprise--<p>
 (a) all employees, including apprentices; or<p>
 (b) prescribed classes of the economically active population, constituting 
not less than 75 per cent of the whole economically active population; or<p>
 (c) all residents whose means during the contingency do not exceed limits 
prescribed in such a manner as to comply with the requirements of Article 24.<p>
<p>
Article 20<p>
Where a declaration made in virtue of Article 2 is in force, the persons 
protected in respect of the contingency referred to in subparagraph (b) of 
Article 7 shall comprise--<p>
 (a) prescribed classes of employees, constituting not less than 25 per cent 
of all employees; or<p>
 (b) prescribed classes of employees in industrial undertakings, constituting 
not less than 50 per cent of all employees in industrial undertakings.<p>
<p>
Article 21<p>
The sickness benefit referred to in Article 18 shall be a periodical payment 
and shall--<p>
 (a) where employees or classes of the economically active population are 
protected, be calculated in such a manner as to comply either with the 
requirements of Article 22 or with the requirements of Article 23;<p>
 (b) where all residents whose means during the contingency do not exceed 
prescribed limits are protected, be calculated in such a manner as to comply 
with the requirements of Article 24.<p>
<p>
Article 22<p>
1. In the case of a periodical payment to which this Article applies, the rate 
of the benefit, increased by the amount of any family allowances payable 
during the contingency, shall be such as to attain for the standard 
beneficiary, in respect of the contingency referred to in subparagraph (b) of 
Article 7, at least 60 per cent of the total of the previous earnings of the 
beneficiary and of the amount of any family allowances payable to a person 
protected with the same family responsibilities as the standard beneficiary.<p>
<p>
2. The previous earnings of the beneficiary shall be calculated according to 
prescribed rules, and, where the persons protected are arranged in classes 
according to their earnings, their previous earnings may be calculated from 
the basic earnings of the classes to which they belonged.<p>
<p>
3. A maximum limit may be prescribed for the rate of the benefit or for the 
earnings taken into account for the calculation of the benefit, provided that 
the maximum limit is fixed in such a way that the provisions of paragraph 1 of 
this Article are complied with where the previous earnings of the beneficiary 
are equal to or lower than the wage of a skilled manual male employee.<p>
<p>
4. The previous earnings of the beneficiary, the wage of the skilled manual 
male employee, the benefit and any family allowances shall be calculated on 
the same time basis.<p>
<p>
5. For the other beneficiaries the benefit shall bear a reasonable relation to 
the benefit for the standard beneficiary.<p>
<p>
6. For the purpose of this Article, a skilled manual male employee shall be--<p>
 (a) a fitter or turner in the manufacture of machinery other than electrical 
machinery; or<p>
 (b) a person deemed typical of skilled labour selected in accordance with the 
provisions of the following paragraph; or<p>
 (c) a person whose earnings are such as to be equal to or greater than the 
earnings of 75 per cent of all the persons protected, such earnings to be 
determined on the basis of annual or shorter periods as may be prescribed; or<p>
 (d) a person whose earnings are equal to 125 per cent of the average earnings 
of all the persons protected.<p>
<p>
7. The person deemed typical of skilled labour for the purposes of 
subparagraph (b) of the preceding paragraph shall be a person employed in the 
major group of economic activities with the largest number of economically 
active male persons protected in the contingency referred to in subparagraph 
(b) of Article 7 in the division comprising the largest number of such 
persons; for this purpose, the International Standard Industrial 
Classification of All Economic Activities adopted by the Economic and Social 
Council of the United Nations at its Seventh Session on 27 August 1948, as 
amended up to 1968 and reproduced in the Annex to this Convention, or such 
classification as at any time further amended, shall be used.<p>
<p>
8. Where the rate of benefit varies by region, the skilled manual male 
employee may be determined for each region in accordance with paragraphs 6 and 
7 of this Article.<p>
<p>
9. The wage of the skilled manual male employee shall be determined on the 
basis of the rates of wages for normal hours of work fixed by collective 
agreements, by or in pursuance of national legislation, where applicable, or 
by custom, including cost-of-living allowances if any; where such rates differ 
by region but paragraph 8 of this Article is not applied, the median rate 
shall be taken.<p>
<p>
Article 23<p>
1. In the case of a periodical payment to which this Article applies, the rate 
of the benefit, increased by the amount of any family allowances payable 
during the contingency, shall be such as to attain for the standard 
beneficiary, in respect of the contingency referred to in subparagraph  (b) of 
Article 7, at least 60 per cent of the total of the wage of an ordinary adult 
male labourer and of the amount of any family allowances payable to a person 
protected with the same family responsibilities as the standard beneficiary.<p>
<p>
2. The wage of the ordinary adult male labourer, the benefit and any family 
allowances shall be calculated on the same time basis.<p>
<p>
3. For the other beneficiaries, the benefit shall bear a reasonable relation 
to the benefit for the standard beneficiary.<p>
<p>
4. For the purpose of this Article, the ordinary adult male labourer shall 
be--<p>
 (a) a person deemed typical of unskilled labour in the manufacture of 
machinery other than electrical machinery; or<p>
 (b) a person deemed typical of unskilled labour selected in accordance with 
the provisions of the following paragraph.<p>
<p>
5. The person deemed typical of unskilled labour for the purpose of 
subparagraph (b) of the preceding paragraph shall be a person employed in the 
major group of economic activities with the largest number of economically 
active male persons protected in the contingency referred to in subparagraph 
(b) of Article 7 in the division comprising the largest number of such 
persons; for this purpose, the International Standard Industrial 
Classification of All Economic Activities adopted by the Economic and Social 
Council of the United Nations at its Seventh Session on 27 August 1948, as 
amended up to 1968 and reproduced in the Annex to this Convention, or such 
classification as at any time further amended, shall be used.<p>
<p>
6. Where the rate of benefit varies by region, the ordinary adult male 
labourer may be determined for each region in accordance with paragraphs 4 and 
5 of this Article.<p>
<p>
7. The wage of the ordinary adult male labourer shall be determined on the 
basis of the rates of wages for normal hours of work fixed by collective 
agreements, by or in pursuance of national legislation, where applicable, or 
by custom, including cost-of-living allowances, if any; where such rates 
differ by region but paragraph 6 of this Article is not applied, the median 
rate shall be taken.<p>
<p>
Article 24<p>
In the case of a periodical payment to which this Article applies--<p>
 (a) the rate of the benefit shall be determined according to a prescribed 
scale or a scale fixed by the competent public authority in conformity with 
prescribed rules;<p>
 (b) such rate may be reduced only to the extent by which the other means of 
the family of the beneficiary exceed prescribed substantial amounts or 
substantial amounts fixed by the competent public authority in conformity with 
prescribed rules;<p>
 (c) the total of the benefit and any other means, after deduction of the 
substantial amounts referred to in subparagraph (b), shall be sufficient to 
maintain the family of the beneficiary in health and decency, and shall be not 
less than the corresponding benefit calculated in accordance with the 
requirements of Article 23;<p>
 (d) the provisions of subparagraph (c) shall be deemed to be satisfied if the 
total amount of sickness benefits paid under this Convention exceeds by at 
least 30 per cent the total amount of benefits which would be obtained by 
applying the provisions of Article 23 and the provisions of subparagraph (b) 
of Article 19.<p>
<p>
Article 25<p>
Where the legislation of a Member makes the right to the sickness benefit 
referred to in Article 18 conditional upon the fulfilment of a qualifying 
period by the person protected, the conditions governing the qualifying period 
shall be such as not to deprive of the right to benefit persons who normally 
belong to the categories of persons protected.<p>
<p>
Article 26<p>
1. The sickness benefit referred to in Article 18 shall be granted throughout 
the contingency: Provided that the grant of benefit may be limited to not less 
than 52 weeks in each case of incapacity, as prescribed.<p>
<p>
2. Where a declaration made in virtue of Article 2 is in force, the grant of 
the sickness benefit referred to in Article 18 may be limited to not less than 
26 weeks in each case of incapacity, as prescribed.<p>
<p>
3. Where the legislation of a Member provides that sickness benefit is not 
payable for an initial period of suspension of earnings, such period shall not 
exceed three days.<p>
<p>
Article 27<p>
1. In the case of the death of a person who was in receipt of, or qualified 
for, the sickness benefit referred to in Article 18, a funeral benefit shall, 
under prescribed conditions, be paid to his survivors, to any other dependants 
or to the person who has borne the expense of the funeral.<p>
<p>
2. A member may derogate from the provision of paragraph 1 of this Article 
where--<p>
 (a) it has accepted the obligations of Part IV of the Invalidity, Old-Age and 
Survivors' Benefits Convention, 1967;<p>
 (b) it provides in its legislation for cash sickness benefit at a rate of not 
less than 80 per cent of the earnings of the persons protected; and<p>
 (c) the majority of persons protected are covered by voluntary insurance 
which is supervised by the public authorities and which provides a funeral 
grant.<p>
<p>
Part IV. Common Provisions<p>
<p>
Article 28<p>
1. A benefit to which a person protected would otherwise be entitled in 
compliance with this Convention may be suspended to such extent as may be 
prescribed--<p>
 (a) as long as the person concerned is absent from the territory of the 
Member;<p>
 (b) as long as the person concerned is being indemnified for the contingency 
by a third party, to the extent of the indemnity;<p>
 (c) where the person concerned has made a fraudulent claim;<p>
 (d) where the contingency has been caused by a criminal offence committed by 
the person concerned;<p>
 (e) where the contingency has been caused by the serious and wilful 
misconduct of the person concerned;<p>
 (f) where the person concerned, without good cause, neglects to make use of 
the medical care or the rehabilitation services placed at his disposal, or 
fails to comply with rules prescribed for verifying the occurrence or 
continuance of the contingency or for the conduct of beneficiaries;<p>
 (g) in the case of the sickness benefit referred to in Article 18, as long as 
the person concerned is maintained at public expense or at the expense of a 
social security institution or service; and<p>
 (h) in the case of the sickness benefit referred to in Article 18, as long as 
the person concerned is in receipt of another social security cash benefit, 
other than a family benefit, subject to the part of the benefit which is 
suspended not exceeding the other benefit.<p>
<p>
2. In the cases and within the limits prescribed, part of the benefit 
otherwise due shall be paid to the dependants of the person concerned.<p>
<p>
Article 29<p>
1. Every claimant shall have a right of appeal in the case of refusal of the 
benefit or complaint as to its quality or quantity.<p>
<p>
2. Where in the application of this Convention a government department 
responsible to a legislature is entrusted with the administration of medical 
care, the right of appeal provided for in paragraph 1 of this Article may be 
replaced by a right to have a complaint concerning the refusal of medical care 
or the quality of the care received investigated by the appropriate authority. 
<p>
Article 30<p>
1. Each Member shall accept general responsibility for the due provision of 
the benefits provided in compliance with this Convention and shall take all 
measures required for this purpose.<p>
<p>
2. Each Member shall accept general responsibility for the proper 
administration of the institutions and services concerned in the application 
of this Convention.<p>
<p>
Article 31<p>
Where the administration is not entrusted to an institution regulated by the 
public authorities or to a government department responsible to a 
legislature--<p>
 (a) representatives of the persons protected shall participate in the 
management under prescribed conditions;<p>
 (b) national legislation shall, where appropriate, provide for the 
participation of representatives of employers;<p>
 (c) national legislation may likewise decide as to the participation of 
representatives of the public authorities.<p>
<p>
Article 32<p>
Each Member shall, within its territory, assure to non-nationals who normally 
reside or work there equality of treatment with its own nationals as regards 
the right to the benefits provided for in this Convention.<p>
<p>
Article 33<p>
1. A Member--<p>
 (a) which has accepted the obligations of this Convention without availing 
itself of the exceptions and exclusions provided for in Article 2 and Article 
3,<p>
 (b) which provides over-all higher benefits than those provided in this 
Convention and whose total relevant expenditure on medical care and sickness 
benefits amounts to at least 4 per cent of its national income, and<p>
 (c) which satisfies at least two of the three following conditions:<p>
  (i) it covers a percentage of the economically active population which is at 
least ten points higher than the percentage required by Article 10, 
subparagraph (b), and by Article 19, subparagraph (b), or a percentage of all 
residents which is at least ten points higher than the percentage required by 
Article 10, subparagraph (c),<p>
  (ii) it provides medical care of a curative and preventive nature of an 
appreciably higher standard than that prescribed by Article 13,<p>
  (iii) it provides sickness benefit corresponding to a percentage at least 
ten points higher than is required by Articles 22 and 23, may, after 
consultation with the most representative organisations of employers and 
workers, where such exist, make temporary derogations from particular 
provisions of Parts II and III of this Convention on condition that such 
derogation shall neither fundamentally reduce nor impair the essential 
guarantees of this Convention.<p>
<p>
2. Each Member which has made such a derogation shall indicate in its reports 
upon the application of this Convention submitted under article 22 of the 
Constitution of the International Labour Organisation the position of its law 
and practice as regards such derogation and any progress made towards complete 
application of the terms of the Convention.<p>
<p>
Article 34<p>
This Convention shall not apply to--<p>
 (a) contingencies which occurred before the coming into force of the 
Convention for the Member concerned;<p>
 (b) benefits in contingencies occurring after the coming into force of the 
Convention for the Member concerned in so far as the rights to such benefits 
are derived from periods preceding that date.<p>
  
Part V. Final Provisions<p>
<p>
Article 35<p>
This Convention revises the Sickness Insurance (Industry) Convention, 1927, 
and the Sickness Insurance (Agriculture) Convention, 1927.<p>
<p>
Article 36<p>
1. In conformity with the provisions of Article 75 of the Social Security 
(Minimum Standards) Convention, 1952, Part III of that Convention and the 
relevant provisions of other Parts thereof shall cease to apply to any Member 
having ratified this Convention as from the date at which this Convention is 
binding on that Member and no declaration under Article 3 is in force.<p>
2. Acceptance of the obligations of this Convention shall, on condition that 
no declaration under Article 3 is in force, be deemed to constitute acceptance 
of the obligations of Part III of the Social Security (Minimum Standards) 
Convention, 1952, and the relevant provisions of other Parts thereof, for the 
purpose of Article 2 of the said Convention.<p>
<p>
Article 37<p>
If any Convention which may be adopted subsequently by the Conference 
concerning any subject or subjects dealt with in this Convention so provides, 
such provisions of this Convention as may be specified in the said Convention 
shall cease to apply to any Member having ratified the said Convention as from 
the date at which the said Convention comes into force for that Member.<p>
<p>
Article 38<p>
   The formal ratifications of this Convention shall be communicated to the 
Director-General of the International Labour Office for registration.<p>
<p>
Article 39<p>
   1. This Convention shall be binding only upon those Members of the 
International Labour Organisation whose ratifications have been registered 
with the Director-General.<p>
<p>
   2. It shall come into force twelve months after the date on which the 
ratifications of two Members have been registered with the Director-General.<p>
<p>
   3. Thereafter, this Convention shall come into force for any Member twelve 
months after the date on which its ratifications has been registered.<p>
<p>
Article 40<p>
   1. A Member which has ratified this Convention may denounce it after the 
expiration of ten years from the date on which the Convention first comes into 
force, by an Act communicated to the Director-General of the International 
Labour Office for registration. Such denunciation should not take effect until 
one year after the date on which it is registered.<p>
<p>
   2. Each Member which has ratified this Convention and which does not, 
within the year following the expiration of the period of ten years mentioned 
in the preceding paragraph, exercise the right of denunciation provided for in 
this Article, will be bound for another period of ten years and, thereafter, 
may denounce this Convention at the expiration of each period of ten years 
under the terms provided for in this Article.<p>
<p>
Article 41<p>
   1. The Director-General of the International Labour Office shall notify all 
Members of the International Labour Organisation of the registration of all 
ratifications and denunciations communicated to him by the Members of the 
Organisation.<p>
<p>
   2. When notifying the Members of the Organisation of the registration of 
the second ratification communicated to him, the Director-General shall draw 
the attention of the Members of the Organisation to the date upon which the 
Convention will come into force.<p>
<p>
Article 42<p>
   The Director-General of the International Labour Office shall communicate 
to the Secretary-General of the United Nations for registration in accordance 
with Article 102 of the Charter of the United Nations full particulars of all 
ratifications and acts of denunciation registered by him in accordance with 
the provisions of the preceding Articles.<p>
<p>
Article 43<p>
   At such times as may consider necessary the Governing Body of the 
International Labour Office shall present to the General Conference a report 
on the working of this Convention and shall examine the desirability of 
placing on the agenda of the Conference the question of its revision in whole 
or in part.<p>
<p>
Article 44<p>
   1. Should the Conference adopt a new Convention revising this Convention in 
whole or in part, then, unless the new Convention otherwise provides:<p>
<p>
a) the ratification by a Member of the new revising Convention shall ipso jure 
involve the immediate denunciation of this Convention, notwithstanding the 
provisions of Article 40 above, if and when the new revising Convention shall 
have come into force;<p>
<p>
b) as from the date when the new revising Convention comes into force this 
Convention shall cease to be open to ratification by the Members.<p>
   2. This Convention shall in any case remain in force in its actual form and 
content for those Members which have ratified it but have not ratified the 
revising Convention.<p>
<p>
Article 45<p>
   The English and French versions of the text of this Convention are equally 
authoritative.<p>
<p>
ANNEX 
<p>

<p><center><b>ANNEX</b></center></p>

<p><center><b>INTERNATIONAL STANDARD INDUSTRIAL CLASSIFICATION OF ALL ECONOMIC ACTIVITIES (REVISED UP TO 1968)</b></center></p>


<p><center><b>LIST OF MAJOR DIVISIONS, DIVISIONS AND MAJOR GROUPS</b></center></p>
 <hr>

<p><center><b>	Major Divisions 1. Agriculture, Hunting, Forestry and Fishing</b></center></p>

<table width=100% border=1 cellpadding="3" 
><tr>
<td valign="middle"  width="10%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica"><b></b></font><center><font face="arial,
helvetica"><i><b>Division </b></i></font></center></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="18%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica"><b><i><center>Major group</center></i></b></font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="72%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">&nbsp </font></td></tr>
<tr>
<td valign="middle"  width="10%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">	11</font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="18%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">&nbsp</font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="72%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">Agriculture and Hunting </font></td></tr>
<tr>
<td valign="middle"  width="10%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">&nbsp </font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="18%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">111 </font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="72%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">Agriculture and livestock production  </font></td></tr>
<tr>
<td valign="middle"  width="10%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">&nbsp </font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="18%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">112  </font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="72%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">Agricultural services   </font></td></tr>
<tr>
<td valign="middle"  width="10%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">&nbsp </font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="18%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">113 </font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="72%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">Hunting, trapping and game propagation  </font></td></tr>
<tr>
<td valign="middle"  width="10%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica"> 12 </font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="18%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">&nbsp  </font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="72%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">Forestry and Logging   </font></td></tr>
<tr>
<td valign="middle"  width="10%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">&nbsp  </font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="18%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica"> 121  </font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="72%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">Forestry  </font></td></tr>
<tr>
<td valign="middle"  width="10%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">&nbsp  </font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="18%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica"> 122  </font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="72%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">Logging  </font></td></tr>
<tr>
<td valign="middle"  width="10%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">13  </font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="18%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica"> 130  </font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="72%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">Fishing </font></td></tr>
</table>
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<p><center><b>Major Division 2. Mining and Quarrying	</b></center></p>
<table width=100% border="1" cellpadding="3" 
><tr>
<td valign="middle"  width="10%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica"><b></b></font><center><font face="arial,
helvetica"><i><b>Abteilung </b></i></font></center></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="18%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica"><b><i><center>Major group</center></i></b></font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="72%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">&nbsp</font></td></tr>
<tr>
<td valign="middle"  width="10%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">21  </font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="18%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica"> 210  </font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="72%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">Coal Mining  </font></td></tr>
<tr>
<td valign="middle"  width="10%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">22  </font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="18%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica"> 220  </font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="72%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">Crude Petroleum and Natural Gas Production  </font></td></tr>
<tr>
<td valign="middle"  width="10%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">23  </font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="18%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica"> 230  </font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="72%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">Metal Ore Mining </font></td></tr>
<tr>
<td valign="middle"  width="10%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">29  </font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="18%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica"> 290  </font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="72%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">Other Mining </font></td></tr>
</table>
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<p><center> <b>	Major Division 3. Manufacturing</b></center></p>
<table width=100% border=1 cellpadding="3" 
><tr>
<td valign="middle"  width="10%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica"><b></b></font><center><font face="arial,
helvetica"><i><b>Division </b></i></font></center></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="18%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica"><b><i><center>Major group</center></i></b></font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="72%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">&nbsp</font></td></tr>
<tr>
<td valign="middle"  width="10%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">31 		</font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="18%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">&nbsp </font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="72%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">Manufacture of food, Beverages and Tobacco
</font></td></tr>
<tr>
<td valign="middle"  width="10%" height="35">&nbsp;</td>
<td valign="middle"  width="18%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">311-312</font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="72%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">Food manufacturing </font></td></tr>
<tr>
<td valign="middle"  width="10%" height="35">&nbsp;</td>
<td valign="middle"  width="18%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">313</font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="72%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">Beverage industries </font></td></tr>
<tr>
<td valign="middle"  width="10%" height="35">&nbsp;</td>
<td valign="middle"  width="18%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">314</font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="72%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">Tobacco manufactures</font></td></tr>
<tr>
<td valign="middle"  width="10%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">32</font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="18%" height="35">&nbsp;</td>
<td valign="middle"  width="72%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">Textiles, Wearing Apparel and Leather Industries</font></td></tr>
<tr>
<td valign="middle"  width="10%" height="35">&nbsp;</td>
<td valign="middle"  width="18%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">321</font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="72%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">Manufacture of textiles</font></td></tr>
<tr>
<td valign="middle"  width="10%" height="35">&nbsp;</td>
<td valign="middle"  width="18%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">322</font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="72%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">Manufacture of wearing apparel, except footwear</font></td></tr>
<tr>
<td valign="middle"  width="10%" height="35">&nbsp;</td>
<td valign="middle"  width="18%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">323</font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="72%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">Manufacture of leather and products of leather, leather substitutes and fur, except footwear and wearing apparel </font></td></tr>
<tr>
<td valign="middle"  width="10%" height="35">&nbsp;</td>
<td valign="middle"  width="18%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">324</font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="72%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">Manufacture of footwear, except vulcanised or moulded rubber or plastic footwear.</font></td></tr>
<tr>
<td valign="middle"  width="10%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">33</font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="18%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">&nbsp</font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="72%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">Manufacture of Wood and Wood Products, Including Furniture</font></td></tr>
<tr>
<td valign="middle"  width="10%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">&nbsp</font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="18%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">331</font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="72%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">Manufacture of wood and wood and cork products, except furniture </font></td></tr>
<tr>
<td valign="middle"  width="10%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">&nbsp</font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="18%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">332</font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="72%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">Manufacture of furniture and fixtures, except primarily of metal</font></td></tr>
<tr>
<td valign="middle"  width="10%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">34</font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="18%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">&nbsp</font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="72%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">Manufacture of Paper and Paper Products, Printing and Publishing</font></td></tr>
<tr>
<td valign="middle" width="10%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">&nbsp</font></td>
<td valign="middle" width="18%" height="35%"><font face="arial,
helvetica">341</font></td>
<td valign="middle" width="72%" height="35%"><font face="arial,
helvetica">Manufacture of paper and paper products</font></td></tr>
<tr>
<td valign="middle"  width="10%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">&nbsp</font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="18%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">342</font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="72%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">Printing, publishing and allied industries</font></td></tr>
<tr>
<td valign="middle"  width="10%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">35</font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="18%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">&nbsp</font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="72%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">Manufacture of Chemicals and Chemical, Petroleum, Coal, Rubber and Plastic Products</font></td></tr>
<tr>
<td valign="middle"  width="10%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">&nbsp</font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="18%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">351</font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="72%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">Manufacture of industrial chemicals</font></td></tr>
<tr>
<td valign="middle"  width="10%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">&nbsp</font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="18%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">352</font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="72%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">Manufacture of other chemical products</font></td></tr>
<tr>
<td valign="middle"  width="10%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">&nbsp</font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="18%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">353</font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="72%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">Petroleum refineries</font></td></tr>
<tr>
<td valign="middle"  width="10%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">&nbsp</font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="18%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">354</font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="72%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">Manufacture of miscellaneous products of petroleum and coal</font></td></tr>
<tr>
<td valign="middle"  width="10%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">&nbsp</font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="18%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">355</font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="72%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">Manufacture of rubber products</font></td></tr>
<tr>
<td valign="middle"  width="10%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">&nbsp</font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="18%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">356</font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="72%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">Manufacture of plastic products not elsewhere classified</font></td></tr>


<tr>
<td valign="middle"  width="10%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">36</font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="18%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">&nbsp</font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="72%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">Manufacture of Non-Metallic Mineral Products, except Products of Petroleum and Coal</font></td></tr>

<td valign="middle"  width="10%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">&nbsp</font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="18%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">361</font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="72%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica"> 	Manufacture of pottery, china and earthenware</font></td></tr>

<td valign="middle"  width="10%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">&nbsp</font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="18%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">362</font></td>

<td valign="middle"  width="72%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica"> 	Manufacture of glass and glass products</font></td></tr>

<td valign="middle"  width="10%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">&nbsp</font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="18%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">369</font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="72%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica"> 	Manufacture of other non-metallic mineral products</font></td></tr>

<tr>
<td valign="middle"  width="10%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">37</font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="18%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">&nbsp</font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="72%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica"> 		Basic Metal Industries</font></td></tr>

<td valign="middle"  width="10%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">&nbsp</font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="18%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">371</font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="72%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica"> 	Iron and steel basic industries</font></td></tr>

<td valign="middle"  width="10%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">&nbsp</font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="18%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">372</font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="72%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica"> 	Non-ferrous metal basic industries</font></td></tr>

<tr>
<td valign="middle"  width="10%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">38</font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="18%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">&nbsp</font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="72%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica"> 		Manufacture of Fabricated Metal Products, Machinery and Equipment</font></td></tr>

<td valign="middle"  width="10%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">&nbsp</font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="18%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">381</font></td><td valign="middle"  width="72%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica"> 	Manufacture of fabricated metal products, except  machinery and equipment</font></td></tr>
<td valign="middle"  width="10%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">&nbsp</font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="18%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">382</font></td><td valign="middle"  width="72%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">	Manufacture of machinery except electrical</font></td></tr>
<td valign="middle"  width="10%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">&nbsp</font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="18%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">383 	</font></td><td valign="middle"  width="72%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">Manufacture of electrical machinery apparatus, appliances and supplies </font></td></tr>
<td valign="middle"  width="10%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">&nbsp</font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="18%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">384 	</font></td><td valign="middle"  width="72%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">Manufacture of transport equipment</font></td></tr>

<td valign="middle"  width="10%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">&nbsp</font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="18%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">385</font></td><td valign="middle"  width="72%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica"> 	 	Manufacture of professional and scientific and measuring and controlling equipment not elsewhere classified, and of photographic and optical goods 
<tr>
<td valign="middle"  width="10%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">39</font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="18%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">390</font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="72%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica"> 	Other Manufacturing Industries</font></td></tr>
</table>
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<center><b> 	Major Division 4. Electricity, Gas and Water</b></center>
<br WP="BR1">
<table width=100% border=1 cellpadding="3" 
><tr>
<td valign="middle"  width="10%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica"><b></b></font><center><font face="arial,
helvetica"><i><b>Division </b></i></font></center></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="18%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica"><b><i><center>Major group</center></i></b></font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="72%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">&nbsp</font></td></tr>
<tr>
<td valign="middle"  width="10%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">41</font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="18%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">410</font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="72%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica"> 	Electricity, Gas and Steam</font></td></tr>

<tr>
<td valign="middle"  width="10%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">42</font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="18%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica"> 	420</font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="72%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica"> 	Waterworks and Supply</font></td></tr>
</table>
<br WP="BR1"><br WP="BR2">
<center> <b>	Major Division 5. Construction</b></center>
<br WP="BR1">
<table width=100% border=1 cellpadding="3" 
><tr>
<td valign="middle"  width="10%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica"><b></b></font><center><font face="arial,
helvetica"><i><b>Division </b></i></font></center></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="18%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica"><b><i><center>Major group</center></i></b></font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="72%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">&nbsp</font></td></tr>
<tr>
<td valign="middle"  width="10%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">50</font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="18%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">  	500</font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="72%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">  	Construction</font></td></tr>
</table>
<br WP="BR1"><br WP="BR2">
<center><b>	Major Division 6. Wholesale and Retail Trade and Restaurants and Hotels</b></center>
<br WP="BR1">
<table width=100% border=1 cellpadding="3" 
><tr>
<td valign="middle"  width="10%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica"><b></b></font><center><font face="arial,
helvetica"><i><b>Division </b></i></font></center></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="18%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica"><b><i><center>Major group</center></i></b></font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="72%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">&nbsp</font></td></tr>
<tr>
<td valign="middle"  width="10%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">61</font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="18%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica"> 	610</font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="72%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica"> 	Wholesale Trade<p></p>

</font><tr>
<td valign="middle"  width="10%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">62</font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="18%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica"> 	620</font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="72%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica"> 	Retail Trade<p></p>

</font><tr>
<td valign="middle"  width="10%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">63</font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="18%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">&nbsp</font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="72%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica"> 		Restaurants and Hotels<p></p>

</font><tr>
<td valign="middle"  width="10%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">&nbsp</font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="18%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">631</font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="72%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">  	Restaurants, cafes, and other eating and drinking places<p></p>

</font><tr>
<td valign="middle"  width="10%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">&nbsp</font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="18%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">632</font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="72%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">  	Hotels, rooming houses, camps and other lodging places<p></p>
</font></table>
<br WP="BR1"><br WP="BR2">
<center><b>	Major Division 7. Transport, Storage and Communication</b></center>
<br WP="BR1">
<table width=100% border=1 cellpadding="3" 
><tr>
<td valign="middle"  width="10%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica"><b></b></font><center><font face="arial,
helvetica"><i><b>Division </b></i></font></center></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="18%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica"><b><i><center>Major group</center></i></b></font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="72%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">&nbsp</font></td></tr>
<tr>
<td valign="middle"  width="10%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">71</font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="18%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">&nbsp</font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="72%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica"> 		Transport and Storage</font></td></tr>

<tr>
<td valign="middle"  width="10%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">&nbsp</font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="18%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">711</font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="72%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica"> Land transport<p></p>

</font><tr>
<td valign="middle"  width="10%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">&nbsp</font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="18%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">712</font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="72%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica"> Water transport<p></p>

</font><tr>
<td valign="middle"  width="10%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">&nbsp</font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="18%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">713</font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="72%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica"> Air transport<p></p>

</font><tr>
<td valign="middle"  width="10%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">&nbsp</font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="18%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">719</font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="72%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica"> Services allied to transport<p></p>

</font><tr>
<td valign="middle"  width="10%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">72</font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="18%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">720</font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="72%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica"> Communication<p></p>
</font></table>
<br WP="BR1"><br WP="BR2">
<center><b>	Major Division 8. Financing, Insurance, Real Estate and Business Services</b></center>
<br WP="BR1">
<table width=100% border=1 cellpadding="3" 
><tr>
<td valign="middle"  width="10%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica"><b></b></font><center><font face="arial,
helvetica"><i><b>Division </b></i></font></center></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="18%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica"><b><i><center>Major group</center></i></b></font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="72%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">&nbsp</font></td></tr>
<tr>
<td valign="middle"  width="10%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">81</font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="18%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica"> 	810</font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="72%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica"> 	Financial Institutions</font></td></tr>
<td valign="middle"  width="10%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">82</font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="18%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica"> 	 	820</font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="72%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica"> 	Insurance</font></td></tr>
<tr>
<td valign="middle"  width="10%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">83</font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="18%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">&nbsp</font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="72%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">Real Estate and Business Services</font></td></tr>
<tr>
<td valign="middle"  width="10%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">&nbsp</font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="18%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">831</font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="72%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">Real estate</font></td></tr>

<tr>
<td valign="middle"  width="10%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">&nbsp</font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="18%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">832</font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="72%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica"> 	Business services except machinery and equipment rental and leasing</font></td></tr>

<tr>
<td valign="middle"  width="10%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">&nbsp</font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="18%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">833</font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="72%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica"> 	Machinery and equipment rental and leasing</font></td></tr>
</table>
<br WP="BR1"><br WP="BR2">
<center><b>	Major Division 9. Community, Social and Personal Services</b></center>
<br WP="BR1">
<table width=100% border=1 cellpadding="3" 
><tr>
<td valign="middle"  width="10%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica"><b></b></font><center><font face="arial,
helvetica"><i><b>Division </b></i></font></center></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="18%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica"><b><i><center>Major group</center></i></b></font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="72%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">&nbsp</font></td></tr>
<tr>
<td valign="middle"  width="10%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">91</font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="18%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica"> 	910</font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="72%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica"> 	Public Administration and Defence</font></td></tr>

<tr>
<td valign="middle"  width="10%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">92</font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="18%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica"> 	920</font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="72%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica"> 	Sanitary and Similar Services</font></td></tr>

<tr>
<td valign="middle"  width="10%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">93</font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="18%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">&nbsp</font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="72%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica"> 		Social and Related Community Services</font></td></tr>

<tr>
<td valign="middle"  width="10%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">&nbsp</font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="18%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">931</font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="72%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica"> 	Education services </font></td></tr>

<tr>
<td valign="middle"  width="10%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">&nbsp</font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="18%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">932</font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="72%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica"> 	Research and scientific institutes</font></td></tr>

<tr>
<td valign="middle"  width="10%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">&nbsp</font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="18%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">933</font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="72%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica"> 	Medical, dental, other health and veterinary services</font></td></tr>

<tr>
<td valign="middle"  width="10%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">&nbsp</font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="18%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">934</font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="72%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica"> 	Welfare institutions</font></td></tr>

<tr>
<td valign="middle"  width="10%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">&nbsp</font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="18%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">935</font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="72%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica"> 	Business, professional and labour associations</font></td></tr>

<tr>
<td valign="middle"  width="10%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">&nbsp</font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="18%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">939</font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="72%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica"> 	Other  social and related community services</font></td></tr>

<tr>
<td valign="middle"  width="10%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">94</font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="18%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">&nbsp</font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="72%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica"> 		Recreational and Cultural Services</font></td></tr>

<tr>
<td valign="middle"  width="10%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">&nbsp</font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="18%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">941</font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="72%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica"> 	Motion picture and other entertainment services</font></td></tr>

<tr>
<td valign="middle"  width="10%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">&nbsp</font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="18%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">942</font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="72%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica"> 	Libraries, museums, botanical and zoological gardens, and other cultural services not elsewhere classified</font></td></tr>

<tr>
<td valign="middle"  width="10%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">&nbsp</font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="18%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">949</font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="72%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica"> 	Amusement and recreational services not elsewhere classified</font></td></tr>

<tr>
<td valign="middle"  width="10%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">95</font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="18%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">&nbsp</font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="72%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica"> 		Personal and Household Services</font></td></tr>

<tr>
<td valign="middle"  width="10%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">&nbsp</font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="18%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">951</font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="72%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica"> 	Repair services not elsewhere classified</font></td></tr>

<tr>
<td valign="middle"  width="10%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">&nbsp</font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="18%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">952</font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="72%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica"> 	Laundries, laundry services, and cleaning and dyeing plants</font></td></tr>

<tr>
<td valign="middle"  width="10%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">&nbsp</font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="18%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">953</font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="72%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica"> 	Domestic services</font></td></tr>

<tr>
<td valign="middle"  width="10%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">&nbsp</font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="18%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">959</font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="72%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica"> 	Miscellaneous personal services</font></td></tr>

<tr>
<td valign="middle"  width="10%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">96</font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="18%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica"> 	960</font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="72%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica"> 	International and Other Extra-Territorial Bodies</font></td></tr>
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<p><center><b>	Major Division 0. Activities Not Adequately Defined</b></center></p>

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<td valign="middle"  width="10%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica"><b></b></font><center><font face="arial,
helvetica"><i><b>Division </b></i></font></center></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="18%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica"><b><i><center>Major group</center></i></b></font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="72%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">&nbsp</font></td></tr>
<td valign="middle"  width="10%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica">0</font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="18%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica"> 	000</font></td>
<td valign="middle"  width="72%" height="35"><font face="arial,
helvetica"> 	Activities not adequately defined</font></td></tr>
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