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International Criminal Court Bill [H.L.]
 
 

 
 
A

B I L L

[AS AMENDED ON REPORT]

TO

Give effect to the Statute of the International Criminal Court; to provide for offences under the law of England and Wales and Northern Ireland corresponding to offences within the jurisdiction of that Court; and for connected purposes.

BE IT ENACTED by the Queen's most Excellent Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present Parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:-
 

  PART I
  THE INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL COURT
The ICC and the ICC Statute.     1. - (1) In this Act-
 
 
    "the ICC" means the International Criminal Court established by the Statute of the International Criminal Court, done at Rome on 17th July 1998;
 
    "the ICC Statute" means that Statute; and
 
    "ICC crime" means a crime (other than the crime of aggression) over which the ICC has jurisdiction in accordance with the ICC Statute.
      (2) References in this Act to articles are, unless otherwise indicated, to articles of the ICC Statute.
 
      (3) Schedule 1 to this Act contains supplementary provisions relating to the ICC.
 
 
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