Presumption of innocence

Republic of Iceland

Constitution of the Republic of Iceland


Article 70

Everyone charged with criminal conduct shall be presumed innocent until proven guilty.

Rome Statute

Article 66 Presumption of innocence

1. Everyone shall be presumed innocent until proved guilty before the Court in accordance with the applicable law.

2. The onus is on the Prosecutor to prove the guilt of the accused.

3. In order to convict the accused, the Court must be convinced of the guilt of the accused beyond reasonable doubt.