Witness protection - national procedures for ICC proceedings

Federal Republic of Germany

Germany - Cooperation with ICC 2002 EN

Part 5 Additional Mutual Assistance

ยง 56 Protection of Persons
(relating to Article 93 para. 1(j) of the Rome Statute)

The provisions regarding protection of victims of criminal acts and protection of persons who participate in a German criminal proceeding apply mutatis mutandis to a party allegedly injured by a criminal act subject to the jurisdiction of the Court or to a witness in a proceeding before the Court.

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:

(j) The protection of victims and witnesses and the preservation of evidence;