PART 5 - DOMESTIC PROCEDURES FOR OTHER TYPES OF CO-OPERATION
Protecting victims and witnesses and preserving evidence
Protecting victims and witnesses and preserving evidence—
(1)This section applies if the ICC requests—
(a)assistance under article 93(1)(j) of the Statute in protecting victims and witnesses or preserving evidence:
(b)assistance under article 19(8), or paragraphs (2) or (3) of article 56, in preserving evidence.
(2)The Attorney-General may give authority for the request to proceed if the Attorney-General is satisfied that—
(a)the request relates to an investigation being conducted by the Prosecutor or a proceeding before the ICC; and
(b)the assistance sought is not prohibited by New Zealand law.
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;