Competent national judicial authority

Ukraine

Code of Criminal Procedure of Ukraine 2012 (2015)

Section IX

SURRENDER OF THE PERSON (EXTRADITION)

Chapter 37

SURRENDER OF THE PERSON (EXTRADITION)

Article 452. The central bodies on surrender of the person (extradition)

The central bodies on surrender of the person (extradition), except as otherwise provided by the international treaty of Ukraine, are the Prosecutor General's Office of Ukraine and the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine accordingly.

The Prosecutor General's Office of Ukraine is the central body on surrender (extradition) of accused (suspected) in cases at a stage of prejudicial inquiry.

The Ministry of Justice of Ukraine is the central body on surrender (extradition) of culprits (condemned) in cases at a stage of cognizance (legal proceedings) or serving of a sentence.

According to this Code the central bodies on surrender of the person (extradition):
1) address to the competent bodies of foreign states with requests on surrender of the person (extradition), temporary surrender or transit transportation (convoying);
2) consider requests of the competent bodies of foreign states on surrender (extradition), temporary surrender or transit transportation (convoying) and make the decision on them;
3) organize carrying out of extradition checks;
4) organize reception-transfer of persons on the basis of passed decisions on surrender (extradition), temporary surrender or transit transportation (convoying) of such person;
5) execute other powers defined by this title or the international treaty on surrender of the person (extradition).

Rome Statute

Article 87 Requests for cooperation: general provisions

1.

(a) The Court shall have the authority to make requests to States Parties for cooperation. The requests shall be transmitted through the diplomatic channel or any other appropriate channel as may be designated by each State Party upon ratification, acceptance, approval or accession. Subsequent changes to the designation shall be made by each State Party in accordance with the Rules of Procedure and Evidence.