Restoration of former identity – witness protection


Kenya - Witness Protection Act 2006 (2020) EN

Without limiting the powers of the Director under section 4, he may apply for any documents necessary—
(a) to allow a witness to establish a new identity;
(b) otherwise to protect the witness; or
(c) to restore a former participant’s former identity.
[Act No. 2 of 2010, s. 15.]

20. Restoration of former identity
(1) Where—
(a) a participant has been provided with a new identity under the programme; and
(b) protection and assistance afforded to him under the programme have been terminated,
the Agency may, if he considers it appropriate to do so, take such action as is necessary to restore the former participant’s former identity.

Rome Statute

Article 93 Other forms of cooperation

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:

(j) The protection of victims and witnesses and the preservation of evidence;