Competent national authority

Republic of Georgia

Georgia - Law on International Cooperation in Criminal Matters 2010 EN

Chapter 1 General Provisions

Article 3 - Communication channels and means of communication

1. International cooperation in criminal matters shall be carried out through the communication channels and means of communication determined under the relevant international agreement or individual agreement.

Chapter 2 Provision of legal assistance in criminal cases

Article 7

Summoning a person located in the territory of a foreign state in connection with a criminal case conducted by the competent authorities of Georgia

2. The person referred to in paragraph 1 of this article shall be summoned on the basis of a relevant notice, in the form of a request for legal assistance, which shall be sent to the competent authority of the foreign state.

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.