Unscheduled landing on territory of transit State


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

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.

Rome Statute

Article 89 Surrender of persons to the Court


(d) No authorization is required if the person is transported by air and no landing is scheduled on the territory of the transit State;

(e) If an unscheduled landing occurs on the territory of the transit State, that State may require a request for transit from the Court as provided for in subparagraph (b). The transit State shall detain the person being transported until the request for transit is received and the transit is effected, provided that detention for purposes of this subparagraph may not be extended beyond 96 hours from the unscheduled landing unless the request is received within that time.