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Part 13 Final Clauses: Clauses Finales, Art.122 Amendments to provisions of an institutional nature/Amendements aux dispositions de caractère institutionnel

William A. Schabas

From: The International Criminal Court: A Commentary on the Rome Statute (2nd Edition)

William A Schabas

From: Oxford Public International Law (http://opil.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2023. All Rights Reserved.date: 15 July 2024

Elements of crimes — Pre-Trial Chamber — International criminal law, conduct of proceedings — Evidence

This chapter comments on Article 122 of the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court. Article 122 provides full and exhaustive list of provisions of the Statute ‘which are of an exclusively institutional nature’. These consist of the service of judges (art. 35), criteria for the section of judges (art. 36(8)), terms of judges (art. 36(9)), judicial vacancies (art. 37), the Presidency (art. 38), organization of Chambers, with the exception of the requirement that Pre-Trial and Trial Chambers be composed predominantly of judges with criminal trial experience (art. 39(1), first two sentences), composition of Chambers (art. 39(2), (4)), election of the Prosecutor and Deputy Prosecutors (art. 42(4)), independence and recusal of the Prosecutor and Deputy Prosecutors (art. 42(5)-(8)), advisers to the Prosecutor (art. 42(9)), appointment and qualifications of the Registrar (art. 43(2), (3)), Staff (art. 44), removal from office (art. 46), disciplinary measures (art. 47), and salaries, allowances, and expenses (art. 49).

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