Willingness to accept sentenced persons


The International Criminal Court Act 2010

Part VI – Enforcement of Penalties

Enforcement of ICC Sentences in Uganda

67. Uganda may act as State of enforcement.
(1) The Minister may notify the ICC that Uganda is willing to allow persons who are ICC prisoners as a result of being sentenced to imprisonment by the ICC to serve those sentences in Uganda, subject to any conditions consistent with the State and Rules, specified in the notification.

(2) The Minister shall, before issuing a notification under subsection (1) consult with the Minister responsible for internal affairs.

Rome Statute

Article 103 Role of States in enforcement of sentences of imprisonment


(a) A sentence of imprisonment shall be served in a State designated by the Court from a list of States which have indicated to the Court their willingness to accept sentenced persons.

(b) At the time of declaring its willingness to accept sentenced persons, a State may attach conditions to its acceptance as agreed by the Court and in accordance with this Part.

(c) A State designated in a particular case shall promptly inform the Court whether it accepts the Court's designation.