ICC sitting in State territory

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

International Criminal Court Act 2001 (2014)


SCHEDULE 1 Supplementary provisions relating to the ICC

Power to provide for sittings of the ICC in the UK

2 (1) Her Majesty may by Order in Council make such provision as appears to Her Majesty to be necessary or expedient to enable sittings of the ICC to be held in the United Kingdom.
(2) Provision may in particular be made with respect to the detention of persons in the custody of the ICC.

Rome Statute

Article 3 Seat of the Court

3. The Court may sit elsewhere, whenever it considers it desirable, as provided in this Statute.


ARTICLE 12 Exercise of the Functions of the Court outside its Headquarters

In the event that the Court, pursuant to article 3, paragraph 3, of the Statute, considers it desirable to sit elsewhere than at its headquarters at The Hague in the Netherlands, the Court may conclude with the State concerned an arrangement concerning the provision of the appropriate facilities for the exercise of its functions.