Diplomatic Privileges (International Criminal Court) Order 2004

3 Interpretation
  • In this order, unless the context otherwise requires,—

    agreement means the Agreement on the Privileges and Immunities of the International Criminal Court adopted by the Assembly of States Parties on 9 September 2002

    Assembly means the Assembly of States Parties to the Rome Statute

    counsel means a defence counsel representing any person in relation to proceedings before the ICC or a legal representative of any victim to whom those proceedings relate

    Deputy Prosecutor means a Deputy Prosecutor elected by the Assembly in accordance with Article 42(4) of the Rome Statute

    Deputy Registrar means the Deputy Registrar elected by the ICC in accordance with Article 43(4) of the Rome Statute

    duty means a duty as defined in section 2(1) of the Customs and Excise Act 1996

    ICC means the International Criminal Court established under the Rome Statute; and includes any of the organs of the International Criminal Court referred to in the Rome Statute

    ICC State Party means a State that is party to the Rome Statute

    Inland Revenue Acts has the same meaning as in section 3(1) of the Tax Administration Act 1994

    Judge means a Judge of the ICC

    permanent resident means a person who is the holder of a residence class visa under the Immigration Act 2009

    Presidency means the organ comprised of the President and the first and second Vice-Presidents of the ICC

    Prosecutor means the Prosecutor elected by the Assembly in accordance with Article 42(4) of the Rome Statute

    Registrar means the Registrar elected by the ICC in accordance with Article 43(4) of the Rome Statute

    representative

    • (a) in relation to a State, includes any delegate, alternate, adviser, technical expert, and secretary of a delegation:

    • (b) in relation to an intergovernmental organisation, means the executive head of an intergovernmental organisation, including any official acting on his or her behalf

    Rome Statute means the Rome Statute of the ICC dated 17 July 1998 (the English text of which is set out in the Schedule of the International Crimes and International Criminal Court Act 2000)

    Rules of Procedure and Evidence means the Rules of Procedure and Evidence adopted in accordance with Article 51 of the Rome Statute

    Vienna Convention means the Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations of 18 April 1961 (the English text of which is set out in Schedule 1 of the Diplomatic Privileges and Immunities Act 1968).

    Clause 3 permanent resident: substituted, at 2 am on 29 November 2010, by section 406(2) of the Immigration Act 2009 (2009 No 51).