Victims' protection - 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

30 Taking or production of evidence: further provisions

(2) The court may, if it thinks it necessary in order to protect—
(a) victims and witnesses, or a person alleged to have committed an ICC crime, or
(b) confidential or sensitive information,
direct that the public be excluded from the court.
(3) The court shall ensure that a register is kept of the proceedings that indicates, in particular—
(a) which persons with an interest in the proceedings were present,
(b) which of those persons were represented and by whom, and
(c) whether any of those persons was denied the opportunity of cross-examining a witness as to any part of his testimony.

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;