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The Internal Rules of the Cambodian Extraordinary Chambers Guido Acquaviva*
* Legal Officer (Appeals Chamber, ICTY). The opinions expressed in this article are the views of the author alone and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Tribunal or of the United Nations in general. [email@example.com]
The Internal Rules of the Cambodian Extraordinary Chambers adopted in June 2007 provide some insight into how a non-adversarial system might work in the context of a hybrid tribunal with jurisdiction over both domestic and international crimes. This approach presents various novelties, especially with respect to the pre-trial and trial stages of the proceedings, and provides an example of integration into a domestic non-adversarial system of principles derived from international criminal procedure.