State privileges and immunities

Ukraine

Code of Criminal Procedure of Ukraine 2012 (2015)

Section IX

SURRENDER OF THE PERSON (EXTRADITION)

Chapter 37

SURRENDER OF THE PERSON (EXTRADITION)

Article 466. Refusal in surrender of the person (extradition)

5) surrender of the person (extradition) contradicts obligations of Ukraine under the international treaties of Ukraine;

Constitution of Ukraine 1996 (2016)

Title V

THE PRESIDENT OF UKRAINE

Article 105.

The President of Ukraine shall enjoy the right of immunity for the period of his authority.
Persons guilty of infringing upon the honour and dignity of the President of Ukraine shall be liable according to law.
The title of the President of Ukraine shall be protected by law and shall be reserved for the President for life, unless the President of Ukraine has been removed from the office in compliance with a procedure of impeachment.

Title VIII

JUSTICE

Article 126.

The independence and immunity of judges shall be guaranteed by the Constitution and laws of Ukraine.

Rome Statute

Article 27 Irrelevance of official capacity

2. Immunities or special procedural rules which may attach to the official capacity of a person, whether under national or international law, shall not bar the Court from exercising its jurisdiction over such a person.

Article 98 Cooperation with respect to waiver of immunity and consent to surrender

1. The Court may not proceed with a request for surrender or assistance which would require the requested State to act inconsistently with its obligations under international law with respect to the State or diplomatic immunity of a person or property of a third State, unless the Court can first obtain the cooperation of that third State for the waiver of the immunity.

2. The Court may not proceed with a request for surrender which would require the requested State to act inconsistently with its obligations under international agreements pursuant to which the consent of a sending State is required to surrender a person of that State to the Court, unless the Court can first obtain the cooperation of the sending State for the giving of consent for the surrender.

APIC

ARTICLE 27 Social Security

From the date on which the Court establishes a social security scheme, the persons referred to in articles 15, 16 and 17 shall, with respect to services rendered for the Court, be exempt from all compulsory contributions to national social security schemes.