Language of requests for cooperation


Federal Law on Cooperation with the International Criminal Court 2001

Section 3: Communication with the Court

Art. 10 Form and transmission of requests of the Court

2 Requests and supporting documentation shall be submitted in German, French, or Italian, or shall be accompanied by an officially certified translation into one of these languages.

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.