Refusal of ICC request - protection of national security


Mutual Assistance in Criminal and Related Matters Act 2003


5. Request to Mauritius

(2) The Central Authority may, in respect of a request under subsection (1) from a foreign State -

(b) refuse the request, in whole or in part, on the ground -
(ii) of prejudice to the sovereignty, international relations, security, public order, or other public interest of Mauritius ;

Rome Statute

Article 93 Other forms of cooperation

4. In accordance with article 72, a State Party may deny a request for assistance, in whole or in part, only if the request concerns the production of any documents or disclosure of evidence which relates to its national security.