Transportation and transit through State territory for surrender


Georgia - Law on Cooperation between the International Criminal Court and Georgia 2003 EN

Chapter IV
Request of the International Court

Article 17. Use of Georgian territory for transporting a person

1) At the request of the Court, the Responsible Agency issues a permit for transporting
by transit the arrested persons.

2) No consent is required if the transit will take place by Georgian air space without

3) In case of unscheduled landing, the person transported by transit shall be detained and
transferred to the preliminary detention center. The Responsible Agency immediately applies to the International Court for issuing a request for transit. If within 72 hours following the detention such request is not received, the detained person shall be released. Ifthe request is received later, the release person shall be detained anew and a permit for his transit will be issued.

4) A permit for transporting such a person by transit may not be challenged.

Rome Statute

Article 89 Surrender of persons to the Court


(a) A State Party shall authorize, in accordance with its national procedural law, transportation through its territory of a person being surrendered to the Court by another State, except where transit through that State would impede or delay the surrender.