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Unformatted text preview: Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court The text of the Rome Statute reproduced herein was originally circulated as document A/CONF.183/9 of 17 July 1998 and corrected by procs-verbaux of 10 November 1998, 12 July 1999, 30 November 1999, 8 May 2000, 17 January 2001 and 16 January 2002. The amendments to article 8 reproduce the text contained in depositary notification C.N.651.2010 Treaties-6, while the amendments regarding articles 8 bis , 15 bis and 15 ter replicate the text contained in depositary notification C.N.651.2010 Treaties-8; both depositary communications are dated 29 November 2010. The table of contents is not part of the text of the Rome Statute adopted by the United Nations Diplomatic Conference of Plenipotentiaries on the Establishment of an International Criminal Court on 17 July 1998. It has been included in this publication for ease of reference. Done at Rome on 17 July 1998, in force on 1 July 2002, United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 2187, No. 38544, Depositary: Secretary-General of the United Nations, http://treaties.un.org. Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court Published by the International Criminal Court ISBN No. 92-9227-227-6 ICC-PIDS-LT-01-002/11_Eng Copyright International Criminal Court 2011 All rights reserved Printed by PrintPartners Ipskamp, Enschede Cover design: Corps ontwerpers International Criminal Court | Po Box 19519 | 2500 CM | The Hague | The Netherlands | www.icc-cpi.int Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court Table of Contents PREAMBLE 1 PART 1. ESTABLISHMENT OF THE COURT 2 Article 1 The Court 2 Article 2 Relationship of the Court with the United Nations 2 Article 3 Seat of the Court 2 Article 4 Legal status and powers of the Court 2 PART 2. JURISDICTION, ADMISSIBILITY AND APPLICABLE LAW 3 Article 5 Crimes within the jurisdiction of the Court 3 Article 6 Genocide 3 Article 7 Crimes against humanity 3 Article 8 War crimes 5 Article 8 bis Crime of aggression 9 Article 9 Elements of Crimes 10 Article 10 10 Article 11 Jurisdiction ratione temporis 10 Article 12 Preconditions to the exercise of jurisdiction 10 Article 13 Exercise of jurisdiction 11 Article 14 Referral of a situation by a State Party 11 Article 15 Prosecutor 11 Article 15 bis Exercise of jurisdiction over the crime of aggression (State referral, proprio motu ) 12 Article 15 ter Exercise of jurisdiction over the crime of aggression (Security Council referral) 13 Article 16 Deferral of investigation or prosecution 13 Article 17 Issues of admissibility 13 Article 18 Preliminary rulings regarding admissibility 14 Article 19 Challenges to the jurisdiction of the Court or the admissibility of a case 15 Article 20 Ne bis in idem 16 Article 21 Applicable law 16 PART 3. GENERAL PRINCIPLES OF CRIMINAL LAW 18 Article 22 Nullum crimen sine lege 18 Article 23 Nulla poena sine lege 18 Article 24 Non-retroactivity ratione personae 18 Article 25 Individual criminal responsibility...
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