Other types of assistance - national procedures for ICC proceedings


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


Article 26
Preliminary measures

At the request of the foreign judicial authorities and in conformity with the domestic legislation, a local judicial authority takes preliminary measures for the safekeeping of evidence, of objects that can be confiscated, of the existing situation or the defence of lawful interests that are endangered.


Article 28
Forwarding information about foreign citizens proceeded against or convicted

1. Every three months, the Ministry of Justice sends information to the foreign judicial authority about final criminal decisions rendered against citizens of that sate. This information is taken from the register of judicial status.
2. At the request of the competent foreign judicial authorities, the Ministry of Justice forwards an abbreviated version of the final criminal decision or a certification of judicial status.
3. At the request of a foreign state, the Ministry of Justice may forward data about persons who are citizens of the requesting state and who are subjects of a criminal proceeding that has been started in the Republic of Albania. For fulfilling this request, the Ministry of Justice cooperates with the General Prosecutor.

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:

(l) Any other type of assistance which is not prohibited by the law of the requested State, with a view to facilitating the investigation and prosecution of crimes within the jurisdiction of the Court.