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Volume II, s.7 International Cooperation and Judicial Assistance, 41 Arrest and Surrender

Bert Swart

From: The Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court

Edited By: Professor Antonio Cassese, Professor Paola Gaeta, Mr John R.W.D. Jones

From: Oxford Public International Law (http://opil.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2023. All Rights Reserved.date: 22 February 2024

World War I to World War II — Since World War II — War crimes — Imprisonment — Crimes against humanity — Aggression — Armed conflict, international — International courts and tribunals, procedure — Jurisdiction
Part 9 of the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court is concerned with international cooperation and judicial assistance. A number of articles in this part of the Statute are devoted to the arrest and surrender by States of persons who are under suspicion of having committed crimes over which the International Criminal Court has jurisdiction or who have been convicted for such crimes by the Court.The surrender of suspects and accused to the International Criminal Court is of vital importance to its proper functioning. The duty of States to arrest and...
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