Before establishing the interaction between the institutions in charge of applying International Criminal Law, it is necessary to determine the factors that participate in the process of administration of Justice; among them we have:
- Bodies of the justice administration system
- Semi-autonomous offices
- Assembly of States Parties
- Diplomatic representations
The Court can only hear very serious crimes within its jurisdiction, as set forth in Article 5 of the Rome Statute, which are as follows:
- Crimes against humanity.
- War crimes.
- The crime of aggression.
The Court is governed by a series of universal rules and principles, some of which are as follows:
- Nullum crimen, nulla poena sine lege
- The Court does not have jurisdiction to try those who were under 18 years of age in
- the time of commission of the alleged crime.
- Liability for compliance with the prerogatives of the position
In the following document we provide more detailed information on the institutions in charge of enforcing international criminal law. We also explain the process based on specific and well-referenced cases.