The Effects of Palestine’s Recognition of the International Criminal Court’s Jurisdiction

  • Allain Pellet


This opinion has been written on the request of Maître William Bourdon, Barrister at law before the Court of Paris. It attempts to determine whether the Palestinian Authority’s recognition of the International Criminal Court’s (hereinafter “the ICC” or “the Court”) jurisdiction in a statement dated January 21, 2009, can have any effect for the purpose of Article 12 of the ICC Statute.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Allain Pellet
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  1. 1.University of Paris Ouest, Nanterre-La DéfenseFrance

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