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Part 9 International Cooperation and Judicial Assistance: Coopération Internationale Et Assistance Judiciaire, Art.91 Contents of request for arrest and surrender/Contenu de la demande d’arrestation et de remise

William A. Schabas

From: The International Criminal Court: A Commentary on the Rome Statute (2nd Edition)

William A Schabas

From: Oxford Public International Law (http://opil.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2021. All Rights Reserved.date: 26 January 2021

Subject(s):
Elements of crimes — International criminal law, victims — International criminal law, conduct of proceedings — Evidence

This chapter comments on Article of the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court. Article 91 deals with the content of a request to a State for arrest or surrender of a person wanted by the Court. It consists of four paragraphs, of which the first addresses the contents of the request and any supporting documentation. The two subsequent paragraph distinguish between a request concerning a person for whom a warrant of arrest has been issued (paragraph 2) and one for a person who has already been convicted (paragraph 3). Paragraph 4 provides for consultations between the Court and the State Party.

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