GENERAL PROVISIONS RELATING TO REQUESTS FOR ASSISTANCE
28. Requests for assistance -
A request for assistance is a request made by the ICC to the Minister, in respect of an investigation or prosecution that the Prosecutor is conducting or proposing to conduct, in relation to a crime within the jurisdiction of the ICC, for:
(a) assistance in respect of any one or more of the following, namely –
(vi) facilitating the voluntary appearance of persons (other than prisoners) as witnesses or experts before the ICC;
REQUESTS FOR OTHER TYPES OF ASSISTANCE
62. Assistance in facilitating the voluntary appearance of witness-(1) Where the ICC requests assistance in facilitating the voluntary appearance of a witness before the ICC the Minister shall give authority for the request to proceed and transmit the request to the Attorney General if the Minister is satisfied that there are reasonable grounds to believe that the witness is or may be in Samoa.
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: