Related Rule
Germany
Practice Relating to Rule 100. Fair Trial Guarantees
Section I. Presence of the accused at the trial
Upon ratification of the 1977 Additional Protocol I, Germany stated:
Article 74, paragraph 4, subparagraph (e) of Additional Protocol I will be applied in such manner that it is for the court to decide whether an accused person held in custody may appear in person at the hearing before the court of review. 
Germany, Declarations made upon ratification of the 1977 Additional Protocol I, 14 February 1991, § 8.
Upon ratification of the 1977 Additional Protocol II, Germany stated:
Article 6, paragraph 2, subparagraph (e) of Additional Protocol II will be applied in such manner that it is for the court to decide whether an accused person held in custody may appear in person at the hearing before the court of review. 
Germany, Declarations made upon ratification of the 1977 Additional Protocol II, 14 February 1991, § 8.