Provisional arrest - detention pending surrender

Cambodia

Criminal Procedure Code of Kingdom of Cambodia 2007

CAMBODIA – CRIMINAL PROCEDURE CODE

BOOK 9 SEPARATE PROCEDURES

CHAPTER 2- EXTRADITION

SECTION 1 - EXTRADITION REQUESTED BY A FOREIGN STATE

SUB-SECTION 3 – EXTRADITION PROCEDURES

Article 581. Request for Pre-trial Arrest

The requesting state may request for the pre-trial arrest of the wanted person.

In case of emergency, the request for pre-trial arrest may be made prior to the extradition request provided in Article 579 (Certification of Extradition Request) of this Code.

The pre-trial arrest, which aims to prevent the wanted person from escaping, does not require the compliance of any other separate proceeding.

The person who is the subject of pre-trial arrest procedures shall be released automatically if the Royal Government of Cambodia does not receive the documents specified in Article 579 (Certification of Extradition Request) within 2 (two) months from the date of arrest.

CAMBODIA – CRIMINAL PROCEDURE CODE

BOOK 9 SEPARATE PROCEDURES

CHAPTER 2- EXTRADITION

SECTION 1 - EXTRADITION REQUESTED BY A FOREIGN STATE

SUB-SECTION 3 – EXTRADITION PROCEDURES

Article 582. Arrest and Detention Warrant against Wanted Person

The Prosecutor General of the Court of Appeal in Phnom Penh may order the arrest and detention against the wanted person.

The warrant shall mention the following information:

the identity of the wanted person;
a reference to the request for pre-trial arrest made by the foreign state;
the full name and title of the judge who issued such order.
The order shall be dated and signed by the Prosecutor General and sealed.

The order of arrest and detention shall be enforceable within the entire territory of the Kingdom of Cambodia.

Rome Statute

Article 92 Provisional arrest

1. In urgent cases, the Court may request the provisional arrest of the person sought, pending presentation of the request for surrender and the documents supporting the request as specified in article 91.