The establishment of International Criminal Court stemmed from a treaty of Rome Statute. The Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court was ratified by 10 nations On 11 April 2002. The Rome Statute was a United Nations (UN) treaty. The ICC is headquartered at The Hague within the Netherlands.

The primary goal behind the establishment of the International Criminal Court (ICC) was that it will be handled as an International court of last resort. Canada was one of the earliest advocates of this historic tribunal. The Rome Statute officially came into force on the 1st of July 2002 after greater than 60 countries ratified this treaty. This Statute laid down the significant aspects of the ICC like basic founding rules, jurisdiction, position of the court docket; fundamental functioning and so on will be discussed in this article. Presently, governors have ratified the legal obligations under ICC.

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