Contents of request for transit

Principality of Liechtenstein

Liechtenstein - Cooperation with the ICC 2004 EN

II. Specific provisions

D. Custody pending surrender, surrender and transit

Article 33
Transit and transport

(3) In the event of an unscheduled landing, the person in transit shall be arrested and the International Criminal Court shall be requested to transmit a request for transit together with the documents referred to in article 89(3)(b) of the Rome Statute.

(4) The person in transit shall be released if the request for transit has not been received within 96 hours. Such release shall not preclude a renewed arrest on the basis of a request pursuant to Article 25(1) or 27(1) above.

Rome Statute

Article 89 Surrender of persons to the Court


(b) A request by the Court for transit shall be transmitted in accordance with article 87. The request for transit shall contain:

(i) A description of the person being transported;

(ii) A brief statement of the facts of the case and their legal characterization; and

(iii) The warrant for arrest and surrender;