Unique provision - cooperation


Austria - Federal Law on Cooperation with the ICC (EN) 2002

Part 1
General Provisions

9. Obligation to consult, and rejection of requests from the International Criminal Court

2. During the consultations, consideration shall be given to executing the request in other ways or under specific conditions.

Part 2
Specific provisions

Section 5

33. Procedure for the acceptance of enforcement of sentences

2. The Federal Minister of Justice may only refuse to accept a person for the enforcement of his or her sentence, which as stated complies with paragraph 32(1) above, if it would give rise to unacceptable consequences for the security and public order of the Republic of Austria. Enforcement of the sentences of Austrian nationals may not be refused. The decision of the Federal Minister of Justice is not open to appeal.

Rome Statute

Article 86 General obligation to cooperate

States Parties shall, in accordance with the provisions of this Statute, cooperate fully with the Court in its investigation and prosecution of crimes within the jurisdiction of the Court.