Examination of places or sites - national procedures for ICC proceedings

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

International Criminal Court Act 2001 (2014)

Part 3 Other forms of assistance

Forms of assistance

35 Orders for exhumation

Proceedings before the ICC in respect of an ICC crime are criminal proceedings for the purposes of section 23 of the Coroners Act 1988 (c. 13) or section 11 of the Coroners Act (Northern Ireland) 1959 (c. 15(N.I.)) (power of coroner to order exhumation).

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:

(g) The examination of places or sites, including the exhumation and examination of grave sites;