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Republic of Colombia

Colombia - Decree 2764 promulgating the Rome Statute 2002 EN

COLOMBIA - DECREE NUMBER 2764 OF 2002 (November 26) promulgating the “Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court”

The President of the Republic of Colombia, by virtue of the powers granted to him under Article 189-2 of the Constitution of Colombia, and pursuant to Law 7 of 1944, and


That, on depositing the ratification instrument, the Government of the Republic of Colombia made the following statements:

Pursuant to Article 87 paragraph 1 a) and the first clause of paragraph 2 of the same article, the Government of Colombia states that requests for cooperation and assistance should be transmitted through the diplomatic channel and should either be in or be accompanied by a translation into Spanish",

Rome Statute

Article 87 Requests for cooperation: general provisions


(a) The Court shall have the authority to make requests to States Parties for cooperation. The requests shall be transmitted through the diplomatic channel or any other appropriate channel as may be designated by each State Party upon ratification, acceptance, approval or accession. Subsequent changes to the designation shall be made by each State Party in accordance with the Rules of Procedure and Evidence.