Provision of assistance
Execution of requests
The execution of the request shall be carried out in accordance with Finnish law, unless otherwise provided below. The request shall be executed promptly and the time limits set or implied in the request shall as far as possible be observed.
Provision of assistance
Compliance with a particular procedure specified in the request
The request for assistance may be executed following a particular form or procedure specified in the request where such a form or procedure would not be incompatible with Finnish law.
Where the request cannot be executed in compliance with the procedure specified in the request, the authority of the requesting foreign State shall be promptly notified of the obstacles ¬and inquired whether the request should nevertheless be executed.
States Parties shall ensure that there are procedures available under their national law for all of the forms of cooperation which are specified under this Part.
1. The Court may transmit a request for the arrest and surrender of a person, together with the material supporting the request outlined in article 91, to any State on the territory of which that person may be found and shall request the cooperation of that State in the arrest and surrender of such a person. States Parties shall, in accordance with the provisions of this Part and the procedure under their national law, comply with requests for arrest and surrender.
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:
(k) The identification, tracing and freezing or seizure of proceeds, property and assets and instrumentalities of crimes for the purpose of eventual forfeiture, without prejudice to the rights of bona fide third parties; and
(l) Any other type of assistance which is not prohibited by the law of the requested State, with a view to facilitating the investigation and prosecution of crimes within the jurisdiction of the Court.
1. Requests for assistance shall be executed in accordance with the relevant procedure under the law of the requested State and, unless prohibited by such law, in the manner specified in the request, including following any procedure outlined therein or permitting persons specified in the request to be present at and assist in the execution process.