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Rome Statute ICC

Rome Statute ICC

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Statute of the ICC approved in 1998.
Statute of the ICC approved in 1998.

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Published by: Eduardo Gonzalez-Cueva on Sep 16, 2010
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Text of the Rome Statute circulated asdocument A/CONF.183/9 of 17 July 1998and corrected by process-verbaux of 10November 1998, 12 July 1999, 30 November1999, 8 May 2000, 17 January 2001 and 16 January 2002. The Statute entered into forceon 1 July 2002.
Rome Statute
of the InternationalCriminal Court
Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court
Table of Contents*
Part I Establishment of the Court
2 Article 1The Court 2 Article 2Relationship of the Court with the United Nations 2 Article 3Seat of the Court 2 Article 4Legal status and powers of the Court2
Part II Jurisdiction, admissibility and applicable law
3 Article 5Crimes within the jurisdiction of the Court 3 Article 6Genocide 3 Article 7Crimes against humanity 3 Article 8War Crimes 5 Article 9Elements of Crimes 10 Article 1010 Article 11Jurisdiction ratione temporis 10 Article 12Preconditions to the exercise of jurisdiction 11 Article 13Exercise of jurisdiction 11 Article 14Referral of a situation by a State Party 11 Article 15Prosecutor 12 Article 16Deferral of investigation or prosecution 12 Article 17Issues of admissibility 12 Article 18Preliminary rulings regarding admissibility 13 Article 19Challenges to the jurisdiction of the Court or the admissibility of a case 14 Article 20Ne bis in idem 16 Article 21Applicable law 16
Part III General principles of criminal law
17 Article 22
Nullum crimen sine lege
17 Article 23
Nulla poena sine lege
17 Article 24Non-retroactivity ratione personae 17 Article 25Individual criminal responsibility 17 Article 26Exclusion of jurisdiction over persons under eighteen 18 Article 27Irrelevance of official capacity 18 Article 28Responsibility of commanders and other superiors 19 Article 29Non-applicability of statute of limitations 19 Article 30Mental element 19 Article 31Grounds for excluding criminal responsibility 20 Article 32Mistake of fact or mistake of law 21 Article 33Superior orders and prescription of law 21
Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court
* This Table of Contents is not part of the text of the Rome Statute adopted by the United Nations DiplomaticConference of Plenipotentiaries on the Establishment of an International Criminal Court on 12 July 1998. It has been included in this publication for ease of reference.

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