Willingness to accept sentenced persons


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


Division Two
Transfer of sentenced person to serve prison sentence

Section 522
Transfer of sentenced person from abroad to serve prison sentence

(1) The Ministry of Justice shall have the authority to decide, on the basis of an international treaty, on the transfer of a sentenced person to the territory of the Slovak Republic to serve the prison sentence imposed by a foreign decision, upon a request by the sentencing State or by the sentenced person.

(2) The Ministry of Justice may give its consent to the transfer of the sentenced person or itself request the transfer from the sentencing State only if the foreign decision has been recognised under Subsection One of this Section.

(3) These provisions shall be applied mutatis mutandis also to the transfer of the sentenced person to the enforcement of the prison sentence imposed by a foreign authority in cases where the sentenced is located in the territory of the Slovak Republic.

Rome Statute

Article 103 Role of States in enforcement of sentences of imprisonment


(a) A sentence of imprisonment shall be served in a State designated by the Court from a list of States which have indicated to the Court their willingness to accept sentenced persons.

(b) At the time of declaring its willingness to accept sentenced persons, a State may attach conditions to its acceptance as agreed by the Court and in accordance with this Part.

(c) A State designated in a particular case shall promptly inform the Court whether it accepts the Court's designation.