TitleResolution 1966 (2010) / adopted by the Security Council at its 6463rd meeting, on 22 December 2010
Security Council resolution 1966 (2010) [on establishment of the International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals with two branches and the adoption of the Statute of the Mechanism]
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Decides to establish the International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals ("the Mechanism") with 2 branches, which shall commence functioning on 1 July 2010 (branch for the ICTR) and 1 July 2013 (branch for the ICTY), and to this end decides to adopt the Statute of the Mechanism in Annex 1 of this resolution; decides that the provisions of this resolution and the Statutes of the Mechanism and of the International Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) and International Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) shall be subject to the transitional arrangements; requests the ICTY and the ICTR to take all possible measures to expeditiously complete all their remaining work; decides that the Mechanism shall continue the jurisdiction, rights and obligations and essential functions of the ICTY and the ICTR, respectively; decides that the Rules of Procedure and Evidence of the Mechanism and any amendments thereto shall take effect upon adoption by the judges of the Mechanism unless the Security Council decides otherwise; decides that all States shall cooperate fully with the Mechanism; requests the Tribunals and the Mechanism to cooperate with the countries of the former Yugoslavia and with Rwanda; decides that the Mechanism shall operate for an initial period of 4 years.
Statute of the International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals
Imprint[New York] : UN, 22 Dec. 2010
Annexes (p. 4-19): 1. Statute of the International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals -- 2. Transitional Arrangements. Issued in: Resolutions and decisions of the Security Council, 1 August 2010-31 July 2011 - S/INF/66 - (SCOR, 66th year).