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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 II, s.8 Enforcement, 43 Preliminary Remarks

Claus Kress, Göran Sluiter

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: 05 December 2019

Nullum crimen sine lege
In some national legal systems, the rules governing the enforcement 1 of sentences of imprisonment are divided into two bodies of law. The first body deals with the enforcement as such ( Strafvollstreckung ) and governs the measures which are necessary to execute the disposition of the (sentencing) judgment. The second body deals with the modalities of enforcement ( Strafvollzug ) which determine the day-to-day life in prison. In short, one may distinguish the enforcement rules governing the question of ‘ whether to enforce’ from those governing the question of ‘...
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