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...