Working on fishing vessels, not necessarily on the basis of an employment contract.
Recently, certain difficulties have arisen in interpreting and applying the regulations defining legal relationships between a fishing vessel owner and fishermen working on board the vessel. There are some opinions that fishermen working on board a fishing vessel can be recruited on the basis of legal labour relations, i. e. they perform certain functions under an employment contract concluded with the employer, namely, the vessel owner. However, there are no clear legal grounds for such consideration.
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