Bazov O. V. Special tribunal for Lebanon: legal and institutional principles of activity
The article presents the result of a study of the legal and institutional framework of the Special Tribunal for Lebanon. In particular, the role of the UN Security Council and the Government of the Lebanese Republic in the establishment of this Tribunal, the features of its legal and institutional framework as a court of international character are determined. The analysis of its international and national components is carried out. The jurisdiction of the Tribunal and the practice of its activity are studied.
In the current conditions of active development of the system of international criminal justice in the field of view of the science of international law are international criminal courts of the so-called “new wave” or “third generation”, the study of legal and institutional principles of which is of great scientific and practical interest.
The aim of the article is to study the legal and institutional foundations of the formation and operation of the court of international character – the Special Tribunal for Lebanon, which occupies a special place in the international criminal justice system given the specific features of its formation and operation, its international and national components.
The scientific novelty of the research results is that a comprehensive study of the legal and institutional foundations of the establishment and operation of the Special Tribunal for Lebanon in Ukraine is carried out for the first time.
The study of the legal and institutional foundations of the establishment and operation of this Tribunal, its jurisdictional powers and practices is important both for the further development of international criminal law and for the improvement of the international criminal justice system.
Key words: international crimes, terrorism, special tribunal, legal bases, institutional bases.
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