The 14th Assembly of State Party (ASP) responsible for the management and oversight of the ICC has adopted resolutions on: Article 124, Cooperation, Strengthening the International Criminal Court and the Assembly of States Parties, Programme budget for 2016, the Working Capital Fund and the Contingency Fund for 2016, scale of assessments for the apportionment of expenses of the International Criminal Court and financing appropriations for 2016 and the permanent premises.
However, the Official Records have not been published. The Records will contain language on the amended Rule 68.
Read: Rule68 has not been suspended, ICC Judges to decide on its application
The ASP is also a legislative body composed of the States Parties that have joined the ICC. It meets at least once a year, either at UN Headquarters in New York or in The Hague where the Court is located.
The ASP’s functions include:
- Approval of the ICC’s annual budget and financing of the Court;
- Election and discipline of ICC judges and prosecutors;
- Management oversight regarding the administration of the Court;
- Establishment of subsidiary bodies, including of an Independent Oversight Mechanism;
- Adopting amendments to the Rome Statute and the Court’s Rules of Procedure and Evidence;
- Consideration and adoption of resolutions; and
- Consideration of questions of non-cooperation with the ICC.