Cooperation of State


Germany - Basic Law 1949 (2019) EN

I. Basic Rights

Article 16
[Citizenship – Extradition]
(2) No German may be extradited to a foreign country. The law may provide otherwise for extraditions to a member state of the European Union or to an international court, provided that the rule of law is observed.

II. The Federation and the Länder

Article 24
[Transfer of sovereign powers – System of collective security]
(1) The Federation may, by a law, transfer sovereign powers to international organisations.

Germany - Cooperation with ICC 2002 EN

Part 1 Scope of Application

§ 1 Scope of Application
(relating to Article 1, Article 17, Article 86, and Article 34 of the Rome Statute)

The International Criminal Court supplements German criminal law jurisdiction.
Based upon this law and the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (“Rome Statute”) of 17. July 1998 (Federal Law Gazette 2000 II p. 1393) the Federal Republic of Germany shall work together with the International Criminal Court.

Rome Statute

Article 86 General obligation to cooperate

States Parties shall, in accordance with the provisions of this Statute, cooperate fully with the Court in its investigation and prosecution of crimes within the jurisdiction of the Court.