Contents of request - national law requirements - consultations with the Court

The Republic of Azerbaijan

Azerbaijan - Criminal Procedure Code (EN) 2000



Chapter LVII

Article 494. Requests for additional documents relating to extradition

494.1. If any of the requisite information is not included in an official request for extradition, the prosecuting authority of the Azerbaijan Republic to which the request is addressed may request the provision of additional information within 1 (one) month. This period may be extended for 1 (one) further month at the request of the competent authority of the foreign state making the request.

494.2. If the competent authority of the foreign state requesting the extradition of a person in detention fails to provide the additional information during the prescribed period, the person shall be released by the prosecuting authority of the Azerbaijan Republic to which the request is addressed.

Rome Statute

Article 96 Contents of request for other forms of assistance under article 93

3. Upon the request of the Court, a State Party shall consult with the Court, either generally or with respect to a specific matter, regarding any requirements under its national law that may apply under paragraph 2 (e). During the consultations, the State Party shall advise the Court of the specific requirements of its national law.

Article 97 Consultations

Where a State Party receives a request under this Part in relation to which it identifies problems which may impede or prevent the execution of the request, that State shall consult with the Court without delay in order to resolve the matter. Such problems may include, inter alia:

(a) Insufficient information to execute the request;

(b) In the case of a request for surrender, the fact that despite best efforts, the person sought cannot be located or that the investigation conducted has determined that the person in the requested State is clearly not the person named in the warrant; or

(c) The fact that execution of the request in its current form would require the requested State to breach a pre-existing treaty obligation undertaken with respect to another State.