MUTUAL ASSISTANCE IN CRIMINAL MATTERS ACT
(1) Where a person is to be transported in custody from a Commonwealth country through Trinidad and Tobago to another Commonwealth country pursuant to a request for assistance, of the kind referred to in the Scheme, by the other Commonwealth country, the person—
(a) may be transported through Trinidad and Tobago in the custody of another person; and
(b) if an aircraft or ship by which the person is being transported lands or calls at a port in Trinidad and Tobago, shall be kept in such custody as the Attorney General directs in writing until the person’s transportation is continued.
(2) Where a person is being held in custody pursuant to a direction under subsection (1)(b) and the person’s transportation is not, in the opinion of the Attorney General, continued within a reasonable time, the Attorney General may direct that the person be transported in custody to the Commonwealth country from which the person was first transported.
INTERNATIONAL CRIMES AND OFFENCES AGAINST ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE
Co-operation Relating to Offences Against Administration of Justice
23. (1) If the ICC makes a request for assistance in an investigation or proceeding involving an offence against the administration of justice that request must be dealt with in the case of a request for—
(c) transit, in the manner provided in sections 136 to 138 and 150 to 156 and those sections apply accordingly and with the necessary modifications, subject to any contrary provision in the Statute or the Rules; and
PERSONS IN TRANSIT TO ICC OR SERVING SENTENCES IMPOSED BY ICC
Person in Transit
(3) Before the transferee is transported through Trinidad and Tobago under subsection (2), the ICC must first transmit a request in accordance with article 87 of the Statute that contains the following information and documents:
(a) a description of the transferee;
(b) in the case of a person described in subsection (1)(a) —
(i) a brief statement of the facts of the case and their legal characterization; and
(ii) a copy of the warrant for arrest and surrender; and
(c) in a case of a person described in subsection (1)(b), such information as the Attorney General may request about the reasons for the temporary transfer.
(4) Notwithstanding subsection (3), the Attorney General shall not refuse a request for transit unless he considers that transit through Trinidad and Tobago would impede or delay the surrender or transfer of the transferee.
(a) A State Party shall authorize, in accordance with its national procedural law, transportation through its territory of a person being surrendered to the Court by another State, except where transit through that State would impede or delay the surrender.
(i) A description of the person being transported;
(ii) A brief statement of the facts of the case and their legal characterization; and
(iii) The warrant for arrest and surrender;
(e) If an unscheduled landing occurs on the territory of the transit State, that State may require a request for transit from the Court as provided for in subparagraph (b). The transit State shall detain the person being transported until the request for transit is received and the transit is effected, provided that detention for purposes of this subparagraph may not be extended beyond 96 hours from the unscheduled landing unless the request is received within that time.