Part 3 Other forms of assistance
Forms of assistance
31 Service of process
(1) This section applies where the Secretary of State receives from the ICC a summons or other document together with a request for it to be served on a person in England, Wales or Northern Ireland.
(2) The Secretary of State may direct the chief officer of police for the area in which the person appears to be to cause the document to be personally served on him.
(3) If the document is so served, the chief officer of police shall forthwith inform the Secretary of State when and how it was served.
(4) If it does not prove possible to serve the document, the chief officer of police shall forthwith inform the Secretary of State of that fact and of the reason.
(5) In the application of this section to Northern Ireland the reference to the chief officer of police shall be read as a reference to the Chief Constable of the Royal Ulster Constabulary.
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:
(d) The service of documents, including judicial documents;
(i) The provision of records and documents, including official records and documents;