New Zealand signed the Rome Statute on 7 October 1998.
Ratification and Implementation Status
New Zealand deposited its instrument of ratification of the Rome Statute on 7 September 2000.
Please see the series Multilateral Treaties Deposited with the Secretary-General that consolidates all information on the Statute (i.e.,signatures, ratifications, accessions, miscellaneous notifications).
The Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court, deposited with the Secretary-General of the United Nations, entered into force on 1 July 2002.