Communication with the ICC

Republic of South Africa

Implementation of the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (Act No. 27 of 2002)

Chapter 4
Cooperation with and assistence to Court in or outside South Africa

Part 2
Judicial assistance to court (ss 14-32)

32 Enforcement of sentence of imprisonment

(4) (a) Subject to paragraphs (b) and (c), the provisions of the Correctional Services Act, 1998, and the domestic law of the Republic apply to a person contemplated in subsection (3).

(c) The relevant authorities in the Republic must, as far as possible, ensure that communication between persons serving a sentence as contemplated in subsection (3) (a) and the Court can take place freely and confidentially.

Rome Statute

Article 106 Supervision of enforcement of sentences and conditions of imprisonment

3. Communications between a sentenced person and the Court shall be unimpeded and confidential.