|Title:||International Criminal Court (Scotland) Act 2001|
|Title in original language:||International Criminal Court (Scotland) Act 2001 [13th September 2001] : an act of the Scottish Parliament to make provision for offences under the law of Scotland corresponding to offences within the jurisdiction of the International Criminal Court ; to enable assistance to be provided to that court in relation to investigations and prosecutions ; to make provision in relation to the enforcement of sentences and orders of that court ; and for connected purposes|
|Entry into force:||17.12.2001|
The law implementing the Rome Statute of the ICC (International Criminal Court (Scotland) Act 2001) was passed on 24 September 2001 and came into force on 17 December 2001. The Act introduces the crime of genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes in Scottish law and repeals the previous legislation on Genocide (Genocide Act 1969, United Kingdom). Extraterritorial jurisdiction for these crimes is limited to nationals and residents of the United Kingdom. The law regulates issues relating to requests for assistance made by the Court investigations, production of evidence and documents, searches and seizures, etc.. As a reminder, a law implementing the Rome Statute applies to England, Wales and Northern Ireland was adopted by the United Kingdom on 11 May 2001.