Preservation of evidence

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Bosnia and Herzegovina - Criminal Procedure Code 2001 (2018) EN

Chapter 21 The Main Trial

Section 5 Main Trial Record

Article 255

Preservation of Physical Evidence

Physical evidence gathered during criminal proceedings shall be stored and preserved in the
Court’s special room. The judge or the presiding judge may, at any time, issue an order
concerning the control and disposition of the physical evidence.

A Minister of the competent Ministry of Bosnia and Herzegovina shall issue regulations in which the manner and conditions for preserving the physical evidence referred to in Paragraph 1 of this Article shall be determined.

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:

(j) The protection of victims and witnesses and the preservation of evidence;