Under Article 32 et seq. of the Criminal Justice Authorities Act (CJAA, SR 173.71), the Federal Criminal Court shall be based in Bellinzona and shall
be comprised of one or several criminal chambers and one or several appeals chambers. It shall also have a General Secretariat.
By law, the FCC has the following management bodies: the Plenary Assembly, the President of Court and the Administrative Commission.
The FCC currently employs 65 staff, including 18 judges.