Production of evidence

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Bosnia and Herzegovina - Criminal Procedure Code 2003 (2013) EN

CRIMINAL PROCEDURE CODE OF BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA

PART TWO - COURSE OF THE PROCEEDINGS

CHAPTER XIX - INVESTIGATIVE PROCEDURE

Article 212 - Information from Criminal Records

Information contained in the criminal record may be revealed to the Court, the Prosecutors’ Offices and bodies of internal affairs in connection with criminal proceedings conducted against a person who had been previously convicted, to competent bodies in charge of the execution of criminal sanctions and competent bodies participating in the procedure of granting amnesty, pardon or deletion of conviction from the records.

Information from the criminal record may, upon the presentation of a justifiable request, be revealed to governmental bodies if certain legal consequences incident to conviction or security measures are still in force.

At their request, citizens may be given information on their criminal record if the information is necessary for exercising their rights.

No one has the right to demand that citizens present evidence on their being convicted or not being convicted.

Provisions of Paragraphs 1 through 4 of this Article are special provisions of equal relevance for the Bosnia and Herzegovina Law on Freedom of Access to Information.

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:

(b) The taking of evidence, including testimony under oath, and the production of evidence, including expert opinions and reports necessary to the Court;