Provision of records and documents - national procedures for ICC proceedings

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

International Criminal Court (Scotland) Act 2001 (2015)


11 Provision of assistance to the ICC

(2) Where facsimile transmission is used—
for the making of a request by the ICC or the transmission of any supporting documents ; or
for the transmission of any document in consequence of such a request,
this Part of this Act applies as if the documents so sent were the originals of the documents so transmitted; and any such document shall be admissible in evidence accordingly.


18 Provision of records and documents

(1) This section applies where the Scottish Ministers receive a request from the ICC for the provision of records and documents relating to—
(a) the evidence given in any proceedings in Scotland in respect of conduct that would constitute an ICC crime ; or
(b) the results of any investigation of such conduct with a view to such proceedings.

(2) The Scottish Ministers shall take such steps as appear to them to be appropriate to obtain the records and documents requested; and on their being produced to them they shall transmit them to the ICC.

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:

(i) The provision of records and documents, including official records and documents;