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The United Nations (International Tribunal) (Rwanda) Order 1996

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. 1.Citation, commencement and extent

  3. 2.Interpretation

  4. 3.Purpose of this Order

  5. PART I ARREST AND DELIVERY OF PERSONS TO THE INTERNATIONAL TRIBUNAL

    1. 4.Endorsement of warrants of arrest

    2. 5.Provisional warrants of arrest

    3. 6.Proceedings before competent court after arrest

    4. 7.Statement of case by competent court

    5. 8.Statement of case in Scotland

    6. 9.Securing attendance of person as witness or to assist in investigations

    7. 10.Transfer of prisoner to give evidence or to assist in investigations

    8. 11.Review of orders of competent court

    9. 12.Remand and bail

    10. 13.Discharge of persons not delivered up

  6. PART II DISCONTINUANCE OF PROCEEDINGS IN NATIONAL COURTS

    1. 14.Discontinuance of relevant proceedings

  7. PART III OTHER FORMS OF ASSISTANCE TO THE INTERNATIONAL TRIBUNAL

    1. 15.Transmission of information and records

    2. 16.Search etc. for material relevant to International Tribunal investigation

    3. 17.Search, etc for material relevant to International Tribunal investigation: Scotland

    4. 18.United Kingdom evidence for International Tribunal use

    5. 19.Service of process

    6. 20.Enforcement of orders for the preservation or restitution of property

    7. 21.Proceedings to determine the ownership of property

    8. 22.Immunities and privileges

  8. PART IV SUPPLEMENTARY PROVISIONS

    1. 23.Warrants of arrest

    2. 24.Proceedings before a competent court under article 6, 9 or 10

    3. 25.Legal custody

    4. 26.Custodial sentences under United Kingdom law

    5. 27.Evidence

  9. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE

      STATUTE OF THE INTERNATIONAL TRIBUNAL

      1. Article 1 Competence of the International Tribunal for Rwanda

      2. Article 2 Genocide

        1. 1.The International Tribunal for Rwanda shall have the power to...

        2. 2.Genocide means any of the following acts committed with intent...

        3. 3.The following acts shall be punishable— (a) Genocide;

      3. Article 3 Crimes against humanity

      4. Article 4 Violations of Article 3 common to the Geneva Conventions and of Additional Protocol II

      5. Article 5 Personal jurisdiction

      6. Article 6 Individual criminal responsibility

        1. 1.A person who planned, instigated, ordered, committed or otherwise aided...

        2. 2.The official position of any accused person, whether as Head...

        3. 3.The fact that any of the acts referred to in...

        4. 4.The fact that an accused person acted pursuant to an...

      7. Article 7 Territorial and temporal jurisdiction

      8. Article 8 Concurrent jurisdiction

        1. 1.The International Tribunal for Rwanda and national courts shall have...

        2. 2.The International Tribunal for Rwanda shall have primacy over the...

      9. Article 9 Non bis in idem

        1. 1.No person shall be tried before a national court for...

        2. 2.A person who has been tried by a national court...

        3. 3.In considering the penalty to be imposed on a person...

      10. Article 10 Organization of the International Tribunal for Rwanda

      11. Article 11 Composition of the Chambers

      12. Article 12 Qualification and election of judges

        1. 1.The judges shall be persons of high moral character, impartiality...

        2. 2.The members of the Appeals Chamber of the International Tribunal...

        3. 3.The judges of the Trial Chambers of the International Tribunal...

        4. 4.In the event of a vacancy in the Trial Chambers,...

        5. 5.The judges of the Trial Chambers shall be elected for...

      13. Article 13 Officers and members of the Chambers

        1. 1.The judges of the International Tribunal for Rwanda shall elect...

        2. 2.After consultation with the judges of the International Tribunal for...

        3. 3.The judges of each Trial Chamber shall elect a Presiding...

      14. Article 14 Rules of procedure and evidence

      15. Article 15 The Prosecutor

        1. 1.The Prosecutor shall be responsible for the investigation and prosecution...

        2. 2.The Prosecutor shall act independently as a separate organ of...

        3. 3.The Prosecutor of the International Tribunal for the Former Yugloslavia...

      16. Article 16 The Registry

        1. 1.The Registry shall be responsible for the administration and servicing...

        2. 2.The Registry shall consist of a Registrar and such other...

        3. 3.The Registrar shall be appointed by the Secretary-General after consultation...

        4. 4.The staff of the Registry shall be appointed by the...

      17. Article 17 Investigation and preparation of indictment

        1. 1.The Prosecutor shall initiate investigations ex-officio or on the basis...

        2. 2.The Prosecutor shall have the power to question suspects, victims...

        3. 3.If questioned, the suspect shall be entitled to be assisted...

        4. 4.Upon a determination that a prima facie case exists, the...

      18. Article 18 Review of the indictment

        1. 1.The judge of the Trial Chamber to whom the indictment...

        2. 2.Upon confirmation of an indictment, the judge may, at the...

      19. Article 19 Commencement and conduct of trial proceedings

        1. 1.The Trial Chambers shall ensure that a trial is fair...

        2. 2.A person against whom an indictment has been confirmed shall,...

        3. 3.The Trial Chamber shall read the indictment, satisfy itself that...

        4. 4.The hearings shall be public unless the Trial Chamber decides...

      20. Article 20 Rights of the accused

        1. 1.All persons shall be equal before the International Tribunal for...

        2. 2.In the determination of charges against him or her, the...

        3. 3.The accused shall be presumed innocent until proved guilty according...

        4. 4.In the determination of any charge against the accused pursuant...

      21. Article 21 Protection of victims and witnesses

      22. Article 22 Judgement

        1. 1.The Trial Chambers shall pronounce judgements and impose sentences and...

        2. 2.The judgement shall be rendered by a majority of the...

      23. Article 23 Penalties

        1. 1.The penalty imposed by the Trial Chamber shall be limited...

        2. 2.In imposing the sentences, the Trial Chambers should take into...

        3. 3.In addition to imprisonment, the Trial Chambers may order the...

      24. Article 24 Appelate proceedings

        1. 1.The Appeals Chamber shall hear appeals from persons convicted by...

        2. 2.The Appeals Chamber may affirm, reverse or revise the decisions...

      25. Article 25 Review proceedings

      26. Article 26 Enforcement of sentences

      27. Article 27 Pardon or commutation of sentences

      28. Article 28 Cooperation and judicial assistance

        1. 1.States shall cooperate with the International Tribunal for Rwanda in...

        2. 2.States shall comply without undue delay with any request for...

      29. Article 29 The status, privileges and immunities of the International Tribunal for Rwanda

        1. 1.The Convention on the Privileges and Immunities of the United...

        2. 2.The judges, the Prosecutor and the Registrar shall enjoy the...

        3. 3.The staff of the Prosecutor and of the Registrar shall...

        4. 4.Other persons, including the accused, required at the seat or...

      30. Article 30 Expenses of the International Tribunal for Rwanda

      31. Article 31 Working languages

      32. Article 32 Annual report

  10. Explanatory Note

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