Forfeiture of assets - national proceedings

Central African Republic

Central African Republic - Constitution 2004 (2016) EN

Title 1 Of the Fundamental Bases of Society

Article 18

Any physical or juridical [morale] person has the right to property.

No one may be deprived of his property, except for cause of public utility legally declared and under the condition of a just and prior indemnification.

The right to property may not be exercised contrarily to public utility, social [utility], or in a manner to prejudice the security, the freedom, the existence or the property of others.

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