The ICC has jurisdiction over individuals for genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity
The Rome Statute established the International Criminal Court (ICC), a permanent court with jurisdiction over individuals, who are alleged to have committed genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity. The Court will eventually also exercise jurisdiction over the crime of aggression.
Summary resources on implementation
The following pages discuss important topics on ICC and national jurisdiction from the perspective of implementation:
- When does the ICC Statute enter into force?
- What is the temporal jurisdiction of the ICC and national courts?
- When can the ICC Prosecutor investigate proprio motu (on his own motion)?
- How does international law apply in a domestic legal system? Dualist and Monist Systems
- Amnesties and the ICC
- Superior and Command Responsibility
- Protective measures