Rome Statute
Part 1: Establishment of the Court

Article Art. 1
The Court

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The International Criminal Court and Ukraine

Parliament of Australia / FlagPost, March 8, 2022

“…Another key feature of international justice is that it prosecutes individuals, not states, therefore neither Russia nor Ukraine as states will ever find themselves in the dock in The Hague. A Russian or Ukrainian individual, including high ranking people, may however…”
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The United States and the International Criminal Court: Is It Time to Reaffirm Our Signatory Status to the Rome Statute?

Air University / Wild Blue Yonder, December 6, 2021

“…in signing the Rome Statute, the outgoing President Clinton expressly indicated his intent to advise the next President not to ‘submit the treaty to the Senate for advice and consent [i.e., ratification] until our fundamental concerns are satisfied.’”
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An International Criminal Court (“the Court”) is hereby established. It shall be a permanent institution and shall have the power to exercise its jurisdiction over persons for the most serious crimes of international concern, as referred to in this Statute, and shall be complementary to national criminal jurisdictions. The jurisdiction and functioning of the Court shall be governed by the provisions of this Statute.
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Aug. 30, 2023

Art. 1’s source at icc-cpi​.int