Volume II, s.7 International Cooperation and Judicial Assistance, 39 General Problems
Edited By: Professor Antonio Cassese, Professor Paola Gaeta, Mr John R.W.D. Jones
- Regional co-operation — Judicial assistance — Defences
Like the ad hoc Tribunals for the former Yugoslavia and Rwanda created by the Security Council of the United Nations, the International Criminal Court has not been endowed by its Statute with an apparatus enabling it to implement its decisions on the territory of States. It cannot itself arrest persons on their territory and transfer them to the seat of the Court. Nor is it in a position to perform searches and seizures on their territory if individual persons refuse to cooperate, or to compel reluctant witnesses to appear before the Court. In these and other...