Competent national authority

Mauritius

International Criminal Court Act 2011

PART IV – ARREST AND SURRENDER OF PERSONS

11. Endorsement of warrant of arrest

(1) Any request from the International Criminal Court for the arrest or provisional arrest and surrender of a person for whom a warrant of arrest has been issued by the International Criminal Court shall be directed to the Attorney-General and accompanied by –

PART VIII – MISCELLANEOUS

40. Attorney-General may enter into agreement

(1) The Attorney-General may, on such conditions as he deem thinks fit, enter into any agreement with the International Criminal Court, including any agreement relating to the provision of assistance to the International Criminal Court and he may agree to any amendment or revocation of such agreement.

(2) Any agreement entered into under subsection (1) and any amendment or revocation to such an agreement shall be published by the Attorney-General in the Gazette .

Mutual Assistance in Criminal and Related Matters Act 2003

PART I - PRELIMINARY

2. Interpretation

"Central Authority" means the Attorney-General, who shall, for the purposes of a request from a foreign State or an international criminal tribunal, or a request from Mauritius to a foreign State or an international criminal tribunal, be the appropriate competent authority ;

PART II - REQUESTS

4. Request from Mauritius

(1) The Central Authority may make a request on behalf of Mauritius to the competent authority of a foreign State, or to an international criminal tribunal, for mutual assistance in any proceedings commenced in Mauritius in relation to a serious offence.

PART II - REQUESTS

5. Request to Mauritius

(1) A foreign State may, in relation to a serious offence, and an international criminal tribunal may, in relation to an international criminal tribunal offence, make a request for assistance to the Central Authority in any proceedings commenced in the foreign State or before the international criminal tribunal, as the case may be.

Rome Statute

Article 87 Requests for cooperation: general provisions

1.

(a) The Court shall have the authority to make requests to States Parties for cooperation. The requests shall be transmitted through the diplomatic channel or any other appropriate channel as may be designated by each State Party upon ratification, acceptance, approval or accession. Subsequent changes to the designation shall be made by each State Party in accordance with the Rules of Procedure and Evidence.