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24. Examination of witnesses

(3) On completion of the examination of the witness, the Magistrate taking the evidence shall, as soon as possible, transmit to the Attorney-General the record of the evidence certified by him to be correct, together with a certificate setting out the costs incurred in connection with the execution of the International Criminal Court’s request, including any extraordinary costs which have emanated from the execution of that request


24. Examination of witnesses

(5) The Attorney-General shall, on receipt of the documents referred to in subsections (3) and (4), submit them to the Registrar of the International Criminal Court, indicating which costs emanating from the execution of the request, in his opinion, should be borne by the International Criminal Court in terms of Article 100 of the Statute

Rome Statute

Article 100 Costs

1. The ordinary costs for execution of requests in the territory of the requested State shall be borne by that State, except for the following, which shall be borne by the Court:

(a) Costs associated with the travel and security of witnesses and experts or the transfer under article 93 of persons in custody;

(b) Costs of translation, interpretation and transcription;

(c) Travel and subsistence costs of the judges, the Prosecutor, the Deputy Prosecutors, the Registrar, the Deputy Registrar and staff of any organ of the Court;

(d) Costs of any expert opinion or report requested by the Court;

(e) Costs associated with the transport of a person being surrendered to the Court by a custodial State; and

(f) Following consultations, any extraordinary costs that may result from the execution of a request.

2. The provisions of paragraph 1 shall, as appropriate, apply to requests from States Parties to the Court. In that case, the Court shall bear the ordinary costs of execution.