Refusal of ICC request - protection of national security

Bosnia and Herzegovina

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

CRIMINAL PROCEDURE CODE OF BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA

PART ONE - BASIC PROVISIONS

CHAPTER VIII - ACTIONS AIMED AT OBTAINING EVIDENCE

Section 5 - EXAMINATION OF WITNESSES

Article 82 - Persons Not To Be Heard As Witnesses

(1) The following persons shall not be heard as witnesses:

A person who by his statement would violate the duty of keeping state, military or official secrets until the competent body releases him from that duty;

Rome Statute

Article 93 Other forms of cooperation

4. In accordance with article 72, a State Party may deny a request for assistance, in whole or in part, only if the request concerns the production of any documents or disclosure of evidence which relates to its national security.