Competing request - same conduct - State party - case admissible

Federal Republic of Germany

Germany - Cooperation with ICC 2002 EN

Part 2
Surrender of Persons

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Requests for Surrender and Requests for Extradition
(relating to Article 90 of the Rome Statute)

(3) If extradition has not been approved at the time of receipt of the request of the Court for surrender, the decision regarding this will be deferred conditional upon paragraph 5 until a decision regarding approval of the surrender. The decision regarding which request will be given priority will be made in accordance with Article 90 para. 2, 4, and 7 (a) of the Rome Statute.

Rome Statute

Article 90 Competing requests

2. Where the requesting State is a State Party, the requested State shall give priority to the request from the Court if:

(a) The Court has, pursuant to article 18 or 19, made a determination that the case in respect of which surrender is sought is admissible and that determination takes into account the investigation or prosecution conducted by the requesting State in respect of its request for extradition; or

(b) The Court makes the determination described in subparagraph (a) pursuant to the requested State's notification under paragraph 1.