Questioning of persons

Kingdom of Sweden

Cooperation Ordinance with the International Criminal Court Ordinance No. 2003.69

When the International Criminal Court requests that a questioning is held with anyone whom there are grounds to believe has committed a crime that can be prosecuted at the Court, the prosecutor shall notify the person to be heard that the questioning will take place at the request of the International Criminal Court and that he or she:
1. is suspected of a crime that can be prosecuted at that Court,
2. is entitled to remain silent without this being a consideration when the Court determines the issue of guilt,
3. is entitled to the assistance of defence counsel, and
4. is entitled to be heard in the presence of the defence counsel, unless the suspect voluntarily waives the right to the assistance of defence counsel.
The fact that notification according to the first paragraph has been given shall be noted in the record of the questioning.

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:

(c) The questioning of any person being investigated or prosecuted;