Confidentiality re documents and information


Ireland - ICC Act 2006 EN

Part 1
Requests by International Criminal Court

Section 4

(5) In accordance with Article 93.8 the Minister—

(a) may, when necessary, transmit information or documents to the Prosecutor on a confidential basis for use by him or her solely for the purpose of generating new evidence, and
(b) may subsequently consent to their disclosure.

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.