Seizure of assets - national procedures for ICC proceedings

Albania

Albania - Criminal Procedure Code 2011 EN

PART II

TITLE X- JURISDICTIONAL RELATIONS WITH FOREIGN AUTHORITIES

CHAPTER III- EXECUTION OF CRIMINAL DECISION

SECTION I- EXECUTION OF FOREIGN CRIMINAL DECISION

Article 517-Seizure

1. Upon request of prosecutor the competent court may impose the attachment of sequestrable objects.

2. The decision is subject to appeal.

3. Shall be respected, as far as they are applicable, the provisions regulating the preventive attachment.

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:

(k) The identification, tracing and freezing or seizure of proceeds, property and assets and instrumentalities of crimes for the purpose of eventual forfeiture, without prejudice to the rights of bona fide third parties; and