§ 1. Scope etc. of the Act
Any request for the surrender of a person sought and other forms of assistance submitted by the International Criminal Court (the Court) in accordance with the Courtâs Statute of 17 July 1998 (the Rome Statute) shall be dealt with in accordance with the provisions of this Act.
Such requests shall be submitted to the Ministry.
Requests from the Court shall be complied with in so far as the Rome Statute so provides.
(a) The Court shall have the authority to make requests to States Parties for cooperation. The requests shall be transmitted through the diplomatic channel or any other appropriate channel as may be designated by each State Party upon ratification, acceptance, approval or accession. Subsequent changes to the designation shall be made by each State Party in accordance with the Rules of Procedure and Evidence.