Unique provision - cooperation

Commonwealth of Australia

Australia - ICC Act 2002 (2016)

An Act to facilitate compliance by Australia with obligations under the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court, and for related purposes

Part 4 Other requests by ICC

Division 16- Miscellaneous

105 Request may relate to assistance sought by defence

To avoid doubt, if the ICC makes a request to assist a defendant in the preparation of his or her defence, the request must be dealt with in the same way as a request for assistance of a similar type made by the ICC to assist the Prosecutor would be dealt with.

Rome Statute

Article 86 General obligation to cooperate

States Parties shall, in accordance with the provisions of this Statute, cooperate fully with the Court in its investigation and prosecution of crimes within the jurisdiction of the Court.