Temporary transfer of persons in custody for purposes of identification or for obtaining testimony or other forms of assistance - national proceedings

Ukraine

Code of Criminal Procedure of Ukraine 2012 (2015)

Section IX

SURRENDER OF THE PERSON (EXTRADITION)

Chapter 37

SURRENDER OF THE PERSON (EXTRADITION)

Article 457. Temporary surrender

In case of need of prevention of the termination of time limitation of bringing to criminal liability or loss of proofs in criminal case the investigator or the court considering a criminal case (where a criminal case is pending), prepares documents on temporary surrender. The specified documents as well as the request on temporary surrender prepared on their basis are sent to the competent body of foreign state according to the procedure provided by article 453 of this Code.

In case of execution by the competent body of foreign state of the request on temporary surrender such person shall be returned to the corresponding foreign state within the agreed period.

In case of need the body of prejudicial inquiry or court considering a criminal case (where a criminal case is pending), prepares documents on extension of term of temporary surrender which are sent to the corresponding central body not later than twenty days before the termination of term of temporary surrender.

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:

(f) The temporary transfer of persons as provided in paragraph 7;