Competent national authority

Federative Republic of Brazil

Brazil - Constitution 1988 (2019) EN

TITLE II Fundamental Rights and Guarantees
CHAPTER I Individual and Collective Rights and Duties
Article 5. All persons are equal before the law, without any distinction whatsoever, Brazilians and foreigners residing in the country being ensured of inviolability of the right to life, to liberty, to equality, to security and to property, on the following terms: (CA 45, 2004)
Liii – no one shall undergo legal proceeding or sentencing save by the competent authority ;

Rome Statute

Article 87 Requests for cooperation: general provisions


(a) The Court shall have the authority to make requests to States Parties for cooperation. The requests shall be transmitted through the diplomatic channel or any other appropriate channel as may be designated by each State Party upon ratification, acceptance, approval or accession. Subsequent changes to the designation shall be made by each State Party in accordance with the Rules of Procedure and Evidence.