Unique provision - cooperation


The International Criminal Court Act 2010

Part IX – Requests to ICC for Assistance

98. Urgent requests.
An urgent request for assistance may be made or transmitted to the ICC in the manner specified in article 96(1) of the Statute.

Part IV – Arrest and Surrender of Person to ICC

Request from ICC for Arrest and Surrender

27. Refusal of request for arrest and surrender.

(3) If the Minister decides to refuse a request for arrest and surrender in accordance with subsection (1) or (2) after he or she has transmitted a request under section 26, he or she shall notify the Registrar who shall cancel any warrant or delivery order issued by him or her and ensure the person’s release from custody or conditions prescribed in relation to bail arising from that warrant or order.

Part III – General Provisions Relating to Requests for Assistance

24. Response to be sent to ICC.

(4)In the case of an urgent request for assistance, any documents or evidence produced in response shall, at the request of the ICC, be sent urgently to it.

Rome Statute

Article 86 General obligation to cooperate

States Parties shall, in accordance with the provisions of this Statute, cooperate fully with the Court in its investigation and prosecution of crimes within the jurisdiction of the Court.