THE INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL COURT. What it is and how it works. What it is. It’s an IO established by States on 17 July 1998 It was established by treaty (the ‘ICC Statute’), which came into force on 1 July 2002 Its seat is at The Hague. What it is: special features.
What it is and how it works
Crimes against humanity
Natural persons above 18
Crimes committed after 1/7/2002
Preconditions to the exercise of jurisdiction
The crime has to be committed on the territory of a State party or otherwise accepting the ICC jurisdiction
The accused is a national of a State party or otherwise accepting the ICC jurisdictionHow it works