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Domestic legislation for serious crimes under international law


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International Criminal Court

Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court: The Swiss Confederation signed the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court on 18 July 1998 and deposited its instrument of ratification on 12 October 2001.

Upon ratification of the Rome Statute the Swiss Confederation made the following notification under article 87 (1) and (2) of the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court:
    Requests for cooperation made by the Court under article 87, paragraph 1 (a), of the Statute shall be transmitted to the Central Office for Cooperation with the International Criminal Court of the Federal Bureau of Justice.

    The official languages within the meaning of article 87, paragraph 2, of the Statute, shall be French, German and Italian.

    The Court may serve notice of its decisions and other procedural steps or documents on the persons to whom such decisions or documents are addressed in Switzerland directly through the mail. Any summons to appear in Court as a witness or expert shall be accompanied by the provision of the Rules of Procedure and Evidence of the Court concerning self-incrimination; that provision shall be provided to the person concerned in a language which he or she is able to understand.

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Resources and Links

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  • List of International Humanitarian Law Treaties to which the Swiss Confederation is a State party. [ENG]
    (International Committee of the Red Cross). [ENG] [Last accessed 17Aug17] [External Link]