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Rome Statute   Albania signed on 18 July 1998, and ratified on 31 January 2003, becoming the 88th State Party.
Agreement on Privileges and Immunities Albania ratified the APIC on 2 August 2006.
Bilateral Immunity Agreement BIA signed May 2, 2003 in Tirana. Ratified June 19, 2003.
Implementing Legislation The issues that raised constitutional problems were: the transferability of the judicial power’s competences to international
bodies; immunity from criminal prosecution provided by Albanian Law for several official capacities and the principle ne bis
in idem. Substantive Criminal Law: The criminal code should be amended in 2005. In June 2004, the government declared
that it would modify the definition of the crime of genocide, in conformity with the definition in the Rome Statute. Cooperation:
A law on cooperation with ICC is necessary.
Membership Albania is a member of Friends of the ICC, Council of Europe, Francophonie, Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE).
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