Estonia - Criminal Procedure Code 2003 (2020) EN


Division 1General Provisions

ยง 437. Division of expenses relating to international cooperation in criminal proceedings
(1) The Republic of Estonia as a requesting and executing state shall bear all the costs arising on its territory from international agreements or other legislation binding on the Republic of Estonia, unless otherwise resolved by agreement with a foreign state.
[RT I, 21.06.2014, 11 - entry into force 01.01.2015]
(2) The Republic of Estonia as the executing state shall claim the following expenses from the requesting state:
1) expenses relating to the involvement of experts in Estonia;
2) expenses relating to the organisation of a telehearing in Estonia and to the attendance of the persons to be heard and the translators and interpreters unless otherwise agreed upon with the requesting state;
3) other essential or unavoidable expenses incurred by Estonia, to the extent agreed upon with the requesting state.
(3) On the basis of the request of a requesting state, the Estonian state may grant an advance to the experts and witnesses involved in international cooperation in criminal proceedings.
(4) The Republic of Estonia as the requesting state shall bear all expenses incurred in the executing state if the expenses:
1) have arisen on the bases and pursuant to the procedure provided for in subsection (2) of this section;
2) are related to the transfer of a person in custody.
[RT I 2004, 54, 387 - entry into force 01.07.2004]

Rome Statute

Article 100 Costs

1. The ordinary costs for execution of requests in the territory of the requested State shall be borne by that State, except for the following, which shall be borne by the Court:

(a) Costs associated with the travel and security of witnesses and experts or the transfer under article 93 of persons in custody;

(b) Costs of translation, interpretation and transcription;

(c) Travel and subsistence costs of the judges, the Prosecutor, the Deputy Prosecutors, the Registrar, the Deputy Registrar and staff of any organ of the Court;

(d) Costs of any expert opinion or report requested by the Court;

(e) Costs associated with the transport of a person being surrendered to the Court by a custodial State; and

(f) Following consultations, any extraordinary costs that may result from the execution of a request.

2. The provisions of paragraph 1 shall, as appropriate, apply to requests from States Parties to the Court. In that case, the Court shall bear the ordinary costs of execution.