Criminal Procedure Code No. 301/2005 Coll. - Part Five: Legal Relations with Abroad


Section 488

(1) Costs incurred by the Slovak authority in execution of a request by a foreign authority under this Chapter shall be borne by the State and settled by the authority which incurred them.

(2) If an international treaty allows for reimbursement of costs referred to in paragraph 1 or a part of such costs from the requesting State, or in case of an absence of an international treaty, the authority which incurred the costs shall submit to the Ministry of Justice the enumeration of the costs, their justification and its bank account number in order to obtain the reimbursement from the requesting State.

(3) Costs incurred by the foreign authority in connection with a request made by a Slovak authority, the reimbursement of which is claimed by the requested State under an international treaty or due to its absence, shall be borne by the State and settled by the Slovak authority who initiated the request for assistance. Costs incurred by the foreign authority by effecting the transit of a person or a thing from a third State to the Slovak Republic in connection with a request made by a Slovak authority shall be settled by the Ministry of Interior of the Slovak Republic.

Rome Statute

Article 100 Costs

1. The ordinary costs for execution of requests in the territory of the requested State shall be borne by that State, except for the following, which shall be borne by the Court:

(a) Costs associated with the travel and security of witnesses and experts or the transfer under article 93 of persons in custody;

(b) Costs of translation, interpretation and transcription;

(c) Travel and subsistence costs of the judges, the Prosecutor, the Deputy Prosecutors, the Registrar, the Deputy Registrar and staff of any organ of the Court;

(d) Costs of any expert opinion or report requested by the Court;

(e) Costs associated with the transport of a person being surrendered to the Court by a custodial State; and

(f) Following consultations, any extraordinary costs that may result from the execution of a request.

2. The provisions of paragraph 1 shall, as appropriate, apply to requests from States Parties to the Court. In that case, the Court shall bear the ordinary costs of execution.