Law is useless without enforcement. The process of making national law equally enforceable not just against individuals or friends of the mighty but also against the mighty themselves, has been a long lasting journey. Nowadays, this is a corner stone of the constitutional democratic state. Making supranational or even international law enforceable against States is a story still unfolding. The latter can be observed daily in the context of the United Nations work. Successes with for example the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia are followed by less successful initiatives like the International Criminal Court. The former, being supranational law - and more specific European Community legislation is the subject of this dissertation.
KeywordsMember State International Criminal Enforcement Mechanism European Legislation International Criminal Tribunal
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