Refusal of ICC request - protection of national security


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

Chapter IV
Request of the International Court

Article 12. Protection of national security

3.The Responsible Agency, on the motion of the National Security Council of Georgia, may refuse to execute the request of the International Court for cooperation, if the cooperation sought may threaten national security.

Rome Statute

Article 93 Other forms of cooperation

4. In accordance with article 72, a State Party may deny a request for assistance, in whole or in part, only if the request concerns the production of any documents or disclosure of evidence which relates to its national security.