Confidentiality re documents and information


Honduras - Constitution 1982 (2013) EN

CHAPTER II: Individual Rights

Article 100
Every person has the right to the inviolability and privacy of communication,
specifically mail, telegrams and telephone conversations, except by judicial order.
Books and documents of merchants and their private papers shall be subject only to
inspection and supervision by the competent authorities, in accordance with law.
The communications, books and documents referred to in this article that are
violated or seized shall not serve as evidence in a trial.
In any case, the secrecy of strictly private matters which have no bearing on the
matter of the action taken shall be maintained.

Rome Statute

Article 93 Other forms of cooperation


(a) The Court shall ensure the confidentiality of documents and information, except as required for the investigation and proceedings described in the request.

(b) The requested State may, when necessary, transmit documents or information to the Prosecutor on a confidential basis. The Prosecutor may then use them solely for the purpose of generating new evidence.

(c) The requested State may, on its own motion or at the request of the Prosecutor, subsequently consent to the disclosure of such documents or information. They may then be used as evidence pursuant to the provisions of Parts 5 and 6 and in accordance with the Rules of Procedure and Evidence.