Person sought for different crime


Georgia - Law on Cooperation between the International Criminal Court and Georgia 2003 EN

Chapter IV
Request of the International Court

Article 11. Review and execution of a request

2.If immediate execution of the request may hinder an on-going investigation or prosecution of a case not related to the request, the Responsible Agency may, in accordance with Article 94 of the Statute suspend execution of the request for a period to be agreed upon with the International Court. This period shall not exceed the time limit prescribed by the Code of Cirminal Procedure of Georgia for the completion of investigation.

Chapter V
Surrender of a person to the International Court

Article 24. Detention with a view to surrender

3. If a person subject to surrender according to the International Court’s request is in a pre-trial detention or is serving his sentence in a penitentiary institution, he may not be released or taken out from Georgia without the prior consent of the Responsible Agency. The Responsible Agency’s consent shall also be necessary for mitigating such person’s conditions, paying visit or censoring his correspondence.

Rome Statute

Article 89 Surrender of persons to the Court

4. If the person sought is being proceeded against or is serving a sentence in the requested State for a crime different from that for which surrender to the Court is sought, the requested State, after making its decision to grant the request, shall consult with the Court.