Examination of witnesses - national procedures for ICC proceedings

Albania

Albania - Criminal Procedure Code 2011 EN

PART II

TITLE X- JURISDICTIONAL RELATIONS WITH FOREIGN AUTHORITIES

CHAPTER II- INTERNATIONAL REGATORY LETTERS

SECTION I- REGATORY LETTERS FROM ABROAD

Article 508-Summoning witnesses requested by the foreign authority

1. The citation of the witnesses, residing in the territory of the Albanian state, to appear before the foreign judicial authority, are sent to the prosecutor of respective district, who takes measures for the notification, acting as in case of notification of the defendant in free condition.

Albania - Law on Jurisdictional Relations with Foreign Authorities 2009 (2013)

CHAPTER II
LETTERS ROGATORY

Article 20
Hearing sessions through telephonic or audio-visual connections

4. The questioning of witnesses or experts at a distance is done by the local judicial authorities while respecting the rules of international agreements and the provisions of the Code of Criminal Procedure.

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:

(c) The questioning of any person being investigated or prosecuted;