The conditions contained in Rule 65 RPE +; ; Fax: + – Email: press [at] () Follow ICTY on Twitter. Pursuant to Rule 6(D) of the Rules of Procedure and Evidence of the Tribunal, the adoption shall enter into force seven days after the date of. The Mechanism may conduct retrials; appeals proceedings from ICTR, ICTY and Mechanism cases; trials for contempt and false testimony; and review.

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Philosophical Foundations of International Criminal Law. B The Trial Chamber may order the disclosure of all or part of the record of closed proceedings when the reasons for ordering its non-disclosure no longer exist.

It is actually a sub-category of resocialization, which makes it difficult to draw the line between sub-paragraphs a and b of this Rule. A If in the course of an investigation the Prosecutor is satisfied that there is sufficient evidence to provide reasonable grounds for believing that a suspect has committed a crime within the jurisdiction of the Tribunal, he shall prepare and forward to the Registrar an indictment for confirmation by a Judge, together with supporting material.

A The President shall be elected for a term of two years, or such shorter term as shall coincide with the duration of his term of office as a Judge. For the conduct of the hearing, the relevant Chamber shall exercise, mutatis mutandis, all the powers of the Trial Chamber pursuant to Part 6 and the rules governing proceedings and the submission of evidence in the Pre-Trial and Trial Chambers.

The request of the sentenced person or of the Prosecutor shall be made in writing and shall set out the grounds upon which the transfer is sought.

The same three judges shall communicate the decision and the reasons for it to all those who participated in the review proceedings as soon as possible.

C In appropriate circumstances the Appeals Chamber may order that the accused be retried according to law. A A Judge may not sit on a trial or appeal in any case in which he has a personal interest or concerning which he has or has had any association which might affect his impartiality. Online services to help your work and research. On a date which it shall determine and shall communicate to the applicant and to all those having received notification under rulesub-rule 3the relevant Chamber shall hold a hearing to determine whether the conviction or sentence should be revised.

Accordingly, Rule prescribes that Rules and sub-provisions of Art. The sentenced person shall, within such time limit as the Presidency shall prescribe, submit in writing his or her views on the question to the Presidency.


Commentary RPE: Ch. 8: Case Matrix Network

B A Judge or a Chamber may also, with the approval of the President, communicate any misconduct of counsel to the professional body regulating the conduct of counsel in his State of admission or, if a professor and not otherwise admitted to the profession, to the governing body of his University.

Compassion for the victims may save judicial time and contribute to the process of national reconciliation cf. A Any detained person whose personal appearance as a witness has been requested by the Tribunal shall be transferred temporarily to the icry unit of the Tribunal, conditional on his return within the period decided by iccty Tribunal. As a result, only prison sentences can be reduced by the Court, fines icgy since there is no provision corresponding to Art.

There is no provision for ivty inspections of the conditions of imprisonment, yet all bilateral Enforcement Agreements contain a provision on inspections by the Court or another entity like the ICRC, see the comment on Article 1. Icgy Rule specifies the content of the orders for forfeiture sub-rules 1 and 2and reparation orders sub-rules 3 and 4 in detail in order to facilitate their enforcement. While it had also been suggested that the Presidency should have the power to decide on the merits of an application for revision, this Rule settles the issue giving this power to the Appeals Chamber.

Blaskic case: motion for provisional release rejected.

The President shall, upon such notice, determine, in consultation with the Judges, whether pardon or commutation is appropriate. The rule nonetheless also vests the Appeals Chamber with discretion to convene a hearing. To guarantee a proper transfer procedure, the Registrar has to consult pursuant to sub-rule 3 with the competent authorities of the host State and of the State of enforcement.

In the case of equality of votes on the second ballot, the Judge who takes precedence in accordance with Rule 17 shall be declared elected.

Therefore, when faced with a request for suspensive effect, the Appeals Chamber will consider the specific circumstances of the case and the factors it considers relevant for the exercise of its discretion under these circumstances.

In domestic law, this is usually the most important criterion. If, according to the law of the State in which a convicted person is imprisoned, he is eligible for pardon or commutation of sentence, the State shall, in accordance with Article 28 of the Statute, notify the Tribunal of such eligibility. C Judges elected or appointed on different dates shall take precedence according to the dates of their election or appointment; Judges elected or appointed on the same date shall take precedence according to age.

Rules of Procedure and Evidence

The Presidency shall, after having consulted, as appropriate, with the Prosecutor, the sentenced person, the victims or their legal representatives, the national authorities of the State of enforcement or any relevant third party, or representatives of the Trust Fund provided for in article 79, decide on all matters related to the disposition or allocation of property or assets realized through enforcement of an order of the Court.


A The rules of evidence set forth in this Section shall govern the proceedings before the Chambers. Before presentation of evidence by the Prosecutor, each party may make an opening statement. However, a witness who has heard the testimony of another witness shall not for that reason alone be disqualified from testifying.

Rule fills this gap. A Roe shall be served in a State designated by the Tribunal from a list of States which have indicated their willingness to accept convicted persons. B Transfer of the convicted person to that State shall be effected as soon as possible after the time-limit for appeal has elapsed. C Failure to apply within the time-limit prescribed shall constitute a waiver of the right.

For instance, the prisoner may show a genuine dissociation from his crime, which before was not demonstrated, or he may have new prospects of a place to live rle work for upon release.

Demonstrated remorse will also play an important role with regards to resocialization cf. The President shall, in July of each year and after consultation with the Judges, assign for each month of the next calendar year ucty Judge from each Trial Chamber as the Judges to whom indictments shall be transmitted for review under Rule 47, and shall publish the list of assignments.

B If the President ceases to be a member of the Tribunal or resigns his office before the expiration of his term, the Judges shall elect from among their number a successor for the remainder of the term.

In order to enable States to give effect to an order for reparations, the order shall specify: However, for the Appeals Chamber to exercise its discretion and to depart from this norm it must be fiimished with cogent reasons that demonstrate why an oral hearing in lieu of, or in addition to, written submissions is necessary.

However, in certain cases, where the trial proceedings were entirely affected by the grounds for revision an actual retrial would be necessary. The Chamber may, ity, compel the witness to answer the question. Furthermore, there is the possibility for separate or dissenting opinions.