Detention pending surrender

Principality of Liechtenstein

Liechtenstein - Cooperation with the ICC 2004 EN

II. Specific provisions

D. Custody pending surrender, surrender and transit

Custody pending surrender and orders for surrender

Article 27
(a) at the request of the International Criminal Court

(1) In the event of a request for the arrest and surrender of an accused person from the International Criminal Court, on application by the public prosecutor, the judge of the princely court shall initiate the surrender procedure and order the arrest of the accused person, his or her custody pending surrender and, in accordance with the following paragraphs, his or her surrender to the International Criminal Court. The judge of the princely court shall not have competence to consider the allegations giving rise to the arrest warrant or the grounds therefor.

Rome Statute

Article 89 Surrender of persons to the Court


(c) A person being transported shall be detained in custody during the period of transit;