Facilitating voluntary appearance of persons - national procedures for ICC proceedings

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

The International Criminal Court Act 2001 (Overseas Territories) Order 2009


Forms of assistance

Taking or production of evidence
33.(3) For this purpose the nominated court—

(a) has the same powers with respect to securing the attendance of witnesses and the production of documents or other articles as it has for the purpose of other proceedings before the court; and
(b) may take evidence on oath.

(4) A person shall not be compelled to give evidence or produce anything in proceedings under this section that he could not be compelled to give or produce in criminal proceedings in the Territory.

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:

(e) Facilitating the voluntary appearance of persons as witnesses or experts before the Court;