Volume I, s.2 Structure of the ICC, 6 The Registry and Staff
John R. W. D. Jones
Edited By: Professor Antonio Cassese, Professor Paola Gaeta, Mr John R.W.D. Jones
- Registry — International criminal law, victims — Witnesses — Detention — Prosecutors — Judges
Any court needs a registry or secretariat to service the judges and to manage the court proceedings. In an international court, however, the Registry’s role is more complex, involving management of a detention unit, administering a legal aid system, serving as the channel of communication between the court and States and IGOs, maintaining a reference and legal library, and myriad other tasks.1 Article 43 of the Rome Statute outlines the role of the Registry, supplemented now by Section III of the ICC RPE.The basic provisions of Article 43’s predecessor, Article 13...