Part 3 Other forms of assistance
Forms of assistance
38 Freezing orders in respect of property liable to forfeiture
Where the Secretary of State receives a request from the ICC for assistance in the freezing or seizure of proceeds, property and assets or instrumentalities of crime for the purpose of eventual forfeiture, he may—
(a) authorise a person to act on behalf of the ICC for the purposes of applying for a freezing order, and
(b) direct that person to apply for such an order under Schedule 6.
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