Contents of request for provisional arrest


International Criminal Court Act 2007, No.26


42. Provisional arrest -

(1) Where the Minister receives a request from the ICC for provisional arrest of a person under article 92 of the Statute, the Minister shall, if satisfied that the request is supported by the information required by paragraph (2) of article 92 of the Statute, transmit the request and any supporting documents to the Commissioner of Police with a direction for the arrest of the person.

Rome Statute

Article 92 Provisional arrest

2. The request for provisional arrest shall be made by any medium capable of delivering a written record and shall contain:

(a) Information describing the person sought, sufficient to identify the person, and information as to that person's probable location;

(b) A concise statement of the crimes for which the person's arrest is sought and of the facts which are alleged to constitute those crimes, including, where possible, the date and location of the crime;

(c) A statement of the existence of a warrant of arrest or a judgement of conviction against the person sought; and

(d) A statement that a request for surrender of the person sought will follow.