Procedures and Defences
Consent of Attorney General
(4) No proceedings for an offence under section 18 may be commenced without the consent of the Attorney General of Canada.
(a) The Court shall have the authority to make requests to States Parties for cooperation. The requests shall be transmitted through the diplomatic channel or any other appropriate channel as may be designated by each State Party upon ratification, acceptance, approval or accession. Subsequent changes to the designation shall be made by each State Party in accordance with the Rules of Procedure and Evidence.