§ Mr. Swingler
asked the Secretary of State for Commonwealth Relations and the Colonies when the labour laws of Rodriguez were last revised; and what steps he is taking to bring them up to date to comply with international labour conventions.
§ Mr. Sandys
The Rodrigues Labour Regulations were last amended in November, 1957. The advisability of amending or replacing these regulations has been 421W considered by the Government of Mauritius which has decided to postpone any major change in the labour laws of Rodrigues until the review of Mauritius labour legislation currently being undertaken has been completed.