The Philippines will break free from the Rome Statute, the treaty that established the International Criminal Court (ICC) if President Rodrigo Duterte will have his way.
Duterte unambiguously stated that the country is withdrawing its ratification of the Rome statute effective immediately.
But according to the Article 127 of the Rome Statute, there is a one year period before the withdrawal takes effect. Here’s the step-by-step withdrawal.
See more at https://justicehub.org/article/how-leave-icc
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