Volume II, s.6 International Criminal Proceedings, 28 The Rules of Procedure and Evidence for the International Criminal Court: A New Development in International Adjudication of Individual Criminal Responsibility
Edited By: Professor Antonio Cassese, Professor Paola Gaeta, Mr John R.W.D. Jones
- International courts and tribunals, procedure — International criminal law, evidence — Individual criminal responsibility — Witnesses
The Preparatory Commission for the International Criminal Court finished its work on the ICC Draft Rules of Procedure and Evidence on 30 June 2000. The outcome is a set of Draft Rules that still need to be formally adopted by the Assembly of State Parties, once the Statute enters into force. These Rules constitute a significant development in the area of procedural law before international criminal tribunals, and reflect a perception of the international community as to the requirements for a fair and effective adjudication of criminal responsibility for crimes of...