Identification and whereabouts of persons - national procedures for ICC proceedings


Finland - International Legal Assistance in Criminal Matters 1994 EN

Chapter 3
Specific provisions on the provision of assistance

Section 23
Use of coercive measures to obtain evidence or to secure
the enforcement of a confiscation order

Search and seizure, telecommunications interception, telecommunications monitoring and technical surveillance to obtain evidence as well as identification of persons may be carried out pursuant to a request for assistance made by an authority of a foreign State, if this has been requested or deemed necessary in the execution of the request (changed by Act No 406/1995).

Coercive measures may be used upon the request of an authority of a foreign State for the purpose of securing the enforcement in Finland of a confiscation order made or to be made in the requesting foreign State where the order is, or would be, enforceable in Finland.

The use of coercive measures shall be governed by section 15, paragraph 1 of this Act and by the Coercive Measures Act.

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:

(a) The identification and whereabouts of persons or the location of items;