The conditions contained in Rule 65 RPE +; ; Fax: + – Email: press [at] () Follow ICTY on Twitter. Pursuant to Rule 6(D) of the Rules of Procedure and Evidence of the Tribunal, the adoption shall enter into force seven days after the date of. The Mechanism may conduct retrials; appeals proceedings from ICTR, ICTY and Mechanism cases; trials for contempt and false testimony; and review.

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B Acts tending to show such a pattern of conduct shall be disclosed by the Prosecutor to the defence pursuant to Rule rle If an unscheduled landing occurs on the territory of the transit State, that State shall, to the extent possible under the procedure of national law, detain the sentenced person in custody until a request rppe transit as provided in sub-rule 2 or a request under article 89, paragraph 1, or article 92 is received.

The Registrar shall also, pursuant to sub-rule 2 notify “all parties who participated in the proceedings before the Trial Chamber that an appeal has been filed”. On the one hand it is dangerous for the Court to exclusively rely on the potentially biased information provided by the convict and thus further unfounded allegations [Gartner,p.

Where a new fact has been discovered which was not known to the moving party at the time of the proceedings before a Trial Chamber or the Appeals Chamber, and could not have been discovered through the exercise of due diligence, the defence or, within one year after the final judgement has been pronounced, the Prosecutor, may make a motion to that Chamber for review of the judgement.

It shall be accompanied by a copy of the indictment, and a statement of the rights of the accused. This approach is completely in line with the idea underlying Art. E The Registrar shall make any necessary arrangements for interpretation and translation into and from the working languages. The Registrar will then be able to make any necessary arrangements for the transit of the fugitive in accordance with Rule Thus, there is a need clarify the Powers of the Appeals Chamber Brady, pp.

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If the Presidency deems it appropriate on a case-by-case basis, it may conduct an oral hearing of the sentenced person, namely on site or by way of video link cf. Rule fills this gap. While the convicted person, assisted by his or her counsel and, if necessary, translator, will participate in the hearing, the other parties shall only be invited to participate, and they can choose to do so via written submissions. Subject to Article 10 2 of the Statute, determinations of courts of any State are not binding on the Tribunal.


On arrest, he shall be notified of the conviction and sentence, and the procedure provided in Rule shall be followed. The Prosecutor shall be responsible for the retention, storage and security of information and physical evidence obtained in the course of his investigations. The possibility under sub-rule 2 to extend the time-limit requires “good cause”. The State to which a warrant of arrest or a transfer order for a witness is transmitted shall act promptly and with all due diligence to ensure proper and effective execution thereof, in accordance with Article 29 of the Statute.

A Where the State to which a warrant of arrest or transfer order has been transmitted has been unable to execute the warrant, it shall report forthwith its inability to the Registrar, and the reasons therefor.

D Should the Trial Chamber be able to determine the rightful owner on the balance of probabilities, it shall order the restitution either of the property or the proceeds or make such other order as it may deem rp. To date, such Agreements exist itcy the ICC and the following nine countries: This could be for logistical reasons the State where the fugitive is currently located.

However, if the State in which the sentenced person is located agrees to surrender him or her to the State of enforcement, pursuant to either international agreements or its national legislation, the State of enforcement shall so advise the Registrar in writing.

C Icy child who, in the opinion of the Chamber, does not understand the nature of a solemn declaration, may be permitted to testify without that formality, if the Chamber is of the opinion that he is sufficiently mature to be able to report the facts of which he had knowledge and that he understands the duty to tell the truth.

B His powers under Parts Ivty to Eight of the Rules may be exercised by staff members of the Office of the Prosecutor authorised by him, or by any person acting under his direction. In all ictt, the entire period of detention in the territory of the State in which the sentenced person was in custody after his or her escape and, where sub-rule 3 is applicable, the period of detention at the seat of the Court ichy the surrender of the sentenced person from the State in which he or she was located shall be deducted from the sentence remaining to be served.

However, for the Appeals Chamber to exercise its discretion and to depart from this norm it must be fiimished with cogent reasons that demonstrate why an oral hearing in lieu of, or in addition to, written submissions is necessary.


Rules of Procedure and Evidence

A At the request of either party, a Trial Chamber may, in exceptional circumstances and in the interests of justice, order that a deposition be taken for use at trial, and appoint, for that purpose, a Presiding Officer.

The person shall be surrendered to the State of enforcement as soon as possible, if necessary in consultation with the Registrar, who shall provide all necessary assistance, including, if necessary, the presentation of requests for transit to the States concerned, in accordance with rule Sub-rule 2 Points to article 83 4 and 5namely that 1 the judgement of the Appeals Chamber shall be taken by a majority of the judges and shall be delivered in open court; and 2 the Appeals Chamber may deliver its judgement in the absence of the person concerned.

Prevention of a concentration of prisoners in one geographical area aan opportunity for each State on the list to receive at least one prisoner b and the need to ichy the burden of receiving prisoners equally between volunteering States c. A finding of guilt may be reached only when a majority of the Trial Chamber is satisfied that guilt has been proved beyond reasonable doubt.

Subject jcty Sub-rule 22 Bthe Vice-President shall exercise the functions of the President in case of his absence or inability to act. R;e is more, when the decision of whether a sentence reduction should be granted or not is taken, victims are to be heard rule 1 RPE.

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Nevertheless, the Presidency may, acting on its own motion or at the request of the Prosecutor or of the initial State of enforcement and in accordance with article and rules todesignate another State, including the State to the territory of which the sentenced person has fled. The appeal shall be heard as expeditiously as possible.

B In the determination of protective measures for victims and witnesses, the Trial Chamber may consult the Victims and Witnesses Unit.

The decision and the reasons for it shall be communicated to all those who participated in the review proceedings as soon as possible. A The sentence shall begin to run from the day it is pronounced under Sub-rule D.