|Title:||Law on the Implementation of the International Criminal Court Statute, 2007|
|Title in original language:||Ley núm. 26.200 [enero 5 de 2007] : Ley de implementación del Estatuto de Roma de la Corte Penal Internacional|
|Entry into force:||07.01.2007|
The Law aims to implement the provisions of the Rome Statute and to regulate cooperation and assistance between the State of Argentina and the International Criminal Court. The Law allows for the punishment, at the national level, of the crimes of genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes, as well as all other crimes that may fall within the jurisdiction of the International Criminal Court. The Law applies to crimes committed on Argentinean territory or areas under its jurisdiction, crimes committed abroad by State agents in the exercise of their functions, crimes committed outside Argentinean territory by Argentinean nationals or by persons domiciled in Argentina, and in cases foreseen under international agreements to which Argentina is a State party. The Law further provides for the penalties applicable to the core crimes, as well as to offences against the administration of justice before the International Criminal Court. The Law also excludes statutory limitations for the crimes defined under the Rome Statute.
Regarding children in armed conflict:
Article 10 of the law provides that where the ICC Statute refers to recruitment or enlistment of children under the age of 15, Argentina shall interpret it to mean children under the age of 18.