Ad Hoc Committee on Statelessness and Related Problems, France: Proposal for a Draft Convention - Revision of Draft Article 12 of Document E/AC.32/L.3 (Article 13 of Document E/AC.32/2)
Ad Hoc Committee on Statelessness and Related Problems
France: Proposal for a Draft Convention
Revision of Draft Article 12 of Document E/AC.32/L.3 (Article 13 of document E/AC.32/2)
Article 12 Wage-earning employment
The High Contracting Parties undertake to accord to refugees regularly resident in their territory the most favourable treatment given in the country in question to nationals of a foreign country as regards the right to engage in wage-earning employment.
In any case, the restrictive restrictive measures ensuing from the application of laws and regulations for the protection of the national labour market shall be automatically suspended in favour of refugees who were already exempted from them at the date of signature of the present Convention or who fulfil one of the following conditions:
(a) having completed at least three years' residence in the country;
(b) having as spouse a person possessing the nationality of the country of residence;
(c) having one or more children possessing the nationality of the country of residence.