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The International Criminal Court Act 2010

Part III – General Provisions Relating to Requests for Assistance

20. Requests for assistance.
(1) This Part applies to a request by the ICC for assistance that is made under –

(a) Part 9 of the Statute, namely –

(iv) the questioning of any person being investigated or prosecuted;

Part V – Domestic Procedures for Other Types of Co-operation

47. Assistance in questioning persons.
(1) Where the ICC requests assistance under article 19(8), 56, 64, or 93(1)(c) or the Statute in questioning a person who is being investigated or prosecuted, the Minister shall give authority for the request to proceed and transmit the request to the appropriate Ugandan agency if the Minister is satisfied that there are reasonable grounds to believe that the person is or maybe in Uganda.

Rome Statute

Article 93 Other forms of cooperation

1. States Parties shall, in accordance with the provisions of this Part and under procedures of national law, comply with requests by the Court to provide the following assistance in relation to investigations or prosecutions:

(c) The questioning of any person being investigated or prosecuted;