Production of evidence - authority - ICC proceedings


Canada - Witness Protection Act 1996 (2015)

Witness Protection Program
8. A protection agreement is deemed to include an obligation
(b) on the part of the protectee,
(i) to give the information or evidence or participate as required in relation to the inquiry, investigation or prosecution — or to give to the federal security, defence or safety organization the assistance — in respect of which the protection is provided under the agreement relates,

Rome Statute

Article 93 Other forms of cooperation

1. States Parties shall, in accordance with the provisions of this Part and under procedures of national law, comply with requests by the Court to provide the following assistance in relation to investigations or prosecutions:

(b) The taking of evidence, including testimony under oath, and the production of evidence, including expert opinions and reports necessary to the Court;

Article 99 Execution of requests under articles 93 and 96

2. In the case of an urgent request, the documents or evidence produced in response shall, at the request of the Court, be sent urgently.