Provision of records and documents - national procedures for ICC proceedings

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 XXI - THE MAIN TRIAL

Section 7 – EVIDENTIARY PROCEDURE

Article 274 - Records on Evidence

Records concerning the crime scene investigation, the search of dwellings and persons, the forfeiture of things, books, records and other evidence, shall be introduced at the main trial in order to establish their content, and at the discretion of the judge or presiding judge, their content may be entered in the record in summarized version.

To prove the content of writing, recording or photograph, the original writing, recording or photograph is required, unless otherwise stipulated by this Code.

Notwithstanding Paragraph 2 of this Article, a certified copy of the original may be used as evidence or the copy verified as unchanged with respect to the original.

Evidence referred to in Paragraph 1 of this Article shall be read unless the parties and the defense attorney do not agree otherwise.

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:

(i) The provision of records and documents, including official records and documents;