MUTUAL ASSISTANCE IN CRIMINAL MATTERS ACT
REQUESTS BY COMMONWEALTH COUNTRIES TO TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO FOR ASSISTANCE
23. Assistance to country in obtaining evidence.
(3) Where the request for assistance under this section is for evidence or information relating to the matters set out in section 7(c), copies of such records not publicly available may be produced or examined, only to the extent that they could be produced or examined in accordance with the laws of Trinidad and Tobago.
GENERAL PROVISIONS RELATING TO REQUESTS FOR ASSISTANCE
29. (1) A request for assistance and any documents supporting the request shall be kept confidential by the Trinidad and Tobago authorities who deal with the request, except to the extent that the disclosure is necessary for execution of the request.
(2) If the ICC requests that particular information that is made available with a request for assistance be provided and handled in a manner that protects the safety and physical or psychological well-being of any victims, potential witnesses, and their families, the Trinidad and Tobago authorities shall use their best endeavours to give effect to that request. Confidentiality of request
(3) In this section, the Trinidad and Tobago authorities are—
(a) the Attorney General;
(b) every police officer;
(c) every prison officer; and
(d) every employee of or contractor engaged by a Trinidad and Tobago agency that is authorized to deal with the request.
(4) Subsection (2) does not limit subsection (1).