National procedures for temporary transfer for purposes of identification, for obtaining testimony or other assistance

Republic of Trinidad and Tobago

The International Criminal Court Act 2006


Temporary Transfer of Prisoners

96. (3) The Attorney General may ask the ICC to give one or more of the following assurances:
(a) that the prisoner will not be released from custody without the prior approval of the Attorney General;

(b) that the prisoner will be returned to Trinidad and Tobago Tobago without delay in accordance with arrangements agreed to by the Attorney General; and
(c) an assurance relating to such other matters as the Attorney General thinks appropriate.

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:

(f) The temporary transfer of persons as provided in paragraph 7;


(a) The Court may request the temporary transfer of a person in custody for purposes of identification or for obtaining testimony or other assistance. The person may be transferred if the following conditions are fulfilled:

(i) The person freely gives his or her informed consent to the transfer; and

(ii) The requested State agrees to the transfer, subject to such conditions as that State and the Court may agree.

(b) The person being transferred shall remain in custody. When the purposes of the transfer have been fulfilled, the Court shall return the person without delay to the requested State.