Protocol to the African Charter on Human and Peoples' Rights on the Establishment of the African Court on Human and Peoples' Rights
Article 5: Access to the Court / Paragraph 1.a
- Paragraph 1
The following are entitled to submit cases to the Court
- Point a
- Point b
The State Party which has lodged a complaint to the Commission;
- Point c
The State Party against which the complaint has been lodged at the Commission;
- Point d
The State Party whose citizen is a victim of human rights violation;
- Point e
African Intergovernmental Organisations.
- Paragraph 2
When a State Party has an interest in a case, it may submit a request to the Court to be permitted to join.
- Paragraph 3
The Court may entitle relevant Non-governmental Organisations (NGOs) with observer status before the Commission, and individuals to institute cases directly before it, in accordance with Article 34 (6) of this Protocol.
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