Refusal of ICC request - protection of national security


Germany - Cooperation with ICC 2002 EN

Part 5 Additional Mutual Assistance

ยง 48 Postponement of Completion

In matters under Article 93 para. 3-5, 9(b), Article 94 para. 1 and Article 95 of the Rome Statute, completion may be postponed until it has been determined how to proceed with the request in accordance with the Rome Statute.

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.