Contents of request for transit


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

Part 2
Specific provisions

Section 4
Custody pending surrender, surrender and transit

31. 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 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 paragraph 24(1) or 26(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;