Confidentiality re documents and information


Burundi - Constitution 2005 (2018) EN

Title 2 Of the Charter of Fundamental Rights and Duties, of the Individual and of the Citizen

Article 43

The confidentiality of correspondence and communication is guaranteed in respect to the forms and conditions specified by law.

Rome Statute

Article 93 Other forms of cooperation


(a) The Court shall ensure the confidentiality of documents and information, except as required for the investigation and proceedings described in the request.

(b) The requested State may, when necessary, transmit documents or information to the Prosecutor on a confidential basis. The Prosecutor may then use them solely for the purpose of generating new evidence.

(c) The requested State may, on its own motion or at the request of the Prosecutor, subsequently consent to the disclosure of such documents or information. They may then be used as evidence pursuant to the provisions of Parts 5 and 6 and in accordance with the Rules of Procedure and Evidence.