Language of requests for cooperation


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

Part 1
General Provisions

8. Communications with the International Criminal Court
4. Requests from the International Criminal Court shall be in writing. The written request and the supporting material shall be accompanied by a certified translation into German. Executions of requests from the International Criminal Court and photocopies for the purpose of deferral of a case to it do not require translation.

Rome Statute

Article 87 Requests for cooperation: general provisions

2. Requests for cooperation and any documents supporting the request shall either be in or be accompanied by a translation into an official language of the requested State or one of the working languages of the Court, in accordance with the choice made by that State upon ratification, acceptance, approval or accession. Subsequent changes to this choice shall be made in accordance with the Rules of Procedure and Evidence.