Availability of procedures under national law

Kingdom of Belgium

Belgium - Royal Decree on the organization of the Belgian Task Force for International Criminal Justice 2014 EN

CHAPTER 3. - Competences of the BTF ICJ and holding of its meetings

Section 2. - Meetings of the BTF ICJ on specific files

Article 9.
1. If necessary, notably due to a request for mutual assistance or for specific cooperation, the chairman of the BTF ICJ convenes a meeting of the BTF ICJ on one or several specific files. This notably includes the coordination required for the execution of:
1° requests for mutual assistance or for cooperation made to Belgium by the international criminal jurisdictions and vice versa pursuant to their status, to agreements for enhanced cooperation or to the applicable Belgian legislation;
2° requests for interstate cooperation regarding the punishment of the crimes referred to in Article 5 of the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court;
3° requests regarding the application of the rules relating to the international immunities with a judicial impact in Belgium.

Rome Statute

Article 88 Availability of procedures under national law

States Parties shall ensure that there are procedures available under their national law for all of the forms of cooperation which are specified under this Part.