Confidentiality re request for cooperation and supporting documentation


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


Section 482
Protection and use of information

(2) Slovak authorities shall neither make public nor forward information or evidence received from a foreign authority on the basis or in connection with a request received or made under this Chapter, nor shall they use it for purpose other than that for which it was provided or requested if an international treaty contains an obligation to this effect or if the foreign authority provided the information or evidence only under the condition of compliance with such restrictions; this restriction shall not be applied if the foreign authority gives its consent to making the information or evidence public or to using it for a different purpose.

Rome Statute

Article 87 Requests for cooperation: general provisions

3. The requested State shall keep confidential a request for cooperation and any documents supporting the request, except to the extent that the disclosure is necessary for execution of the request.