Establishment of new identity – witness protection


Canada - Witness Protection Act 1996 (2015)

Designated Programs

10.3 (1) At a provincial official’s request, the Commissioner shall coordinate the activities of federal departments, agencies and services in order to facilitate a change of identity for a designated program protectee.
(2) The provincial official shall provide any information that the Commissioner requires for the purpose of subsection (1).
Protection of Information

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:

(j) The protection of victims and witnesses and the preservation of evidence;