Protection of safety of physical or psychological well-being of victims, witnesses and families

Albania

Albania - Law No. 9205 on the Justice Collaborators and Witness Protection (2004) EN

CHAPTER III

Special Measures of Witness Protection and Justice Collaborators

Article 8

The general conditions for applying special measures for the protection of witnesses

3. Depending upon concrete circumstances, the Commission of Evaluation of Special Measures of Witness Protection and Justice Collaborators can apply the special measures of protection also to persons close to the witness or related to him/her.

CHAPTER III

Special Measures of Witness Protection and Justice Collaborators

Article 9

General conditions for applying special measures of protection for justice collaborators


3. Depending on concrete circumstances, the special protection measures are set by the Commission of Evaluation of Special Measures of Witness Protection and Justice Collaborators, and applied also for the persons closed to or related with the collaborator of justice.

Albania - Law on the Organization and Functioning of the Courts for Serious Crimes (2003) EN

Article 7- Special procedural rules

2.Except for cases provided in article 340 of the Code for Criminal Procedure, trials of cases by courts for serious crimes and by courts of appeal for serious crimes also take place behind closed doors when this is seen as necessary for the case at trial or for other proceedings, in the interest of national security, public order, justice and the protection of participants in the trial.

Rome Statute

Article 87 Requests for cooperation: general provisions

4. In relation to any request for assistance presented under this Part, the Court may take such measures, including measures related to the protection of information, as may be necessary to ensure the safety or physical or psychological well-being of any victims, potential witnesses and their families. The Court may request that any information that is made available under this Part shall be provided and handled in a manner that protects the safety and physical or psychological well-being of any victims, potential witnesses and their families.