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The Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court - A Commentary edited by Cassese, Antonio; Gaeta, Paola; Jones, John RWD (25th July 2002)

Volume I, s.2 Structure of the ICC, 6 The Registry and Staff

John R. W. D. Jones

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, 2015. All Rights Reserved.date: 20 July 2019

Subject(s):
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...
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