TITLE III: DECLARATIONS, RIGHTS, AND GUARANTEES
CHAPTER II: Individual Rights
Duress or coercion of any type to obtain confessions shall not be employed.
No one may be required, in criminal, disciplinary or police matters, to testify against
himself, his spouse or household companion, nor against his relatives within the
fourth degree of consanguinity or second degree of affinity.
Testimony given only before a competent judge shall be evidence.
Testimony obtained in violation of any of these principles shall be null, and those
responsible shall incur the penalties established by law.
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: