PART 5 - DOMESTIC PROCEDURES FOR OTHER TYPES OF CO-OPERATION
Examination of places or sites
Assistance in examining places or sites—
(1)This section applies if the ICC requests assistance under any of articles 19(8), 56, 64, or 93(1)(g) of the Statute in examining places or sites in New Zealand.
(2)The Attorney-General may give authority for the request to proceed if the Attorney-General is satisfied that the request relates to an investigation being conducted by the Prosecutor or a proceeding before the ICC.
(3)If the Attorney-General gives authority for the request to proceed,—
(a)the Attorney-General must forward the request to the appropriate New Zealand agency; and
(b)that agency must, without delay,—
(i)use its best endeavours to undertake the examination of the place or site in the manner that the ICC has requested; and
(ii)make such report on the examination as it considers to be appropriate in the circumstances; and
(iii)deliver the report of the examination to the Attorney-General.
(4)This section does not give any person a power to enter a place or site.
Cf Statute, articles 19(8), 56, 64, 93(1)(g)
Request by a Tribunal for assistance
4 Tribunal may request assistance
(3) without limiting the generality of subsection (1), a Tribunal may make a request for assistance of any 1 or more of the following types :
(a) arresting and surrendering to the Tribunal a person in relation to whom the Tribunal has issued an arrest warrant :
(b) executing a request for search and seizure:
(c) obtaining evidence or a document or other article:
(d) providing a document or other record:
(e) locating and identifying a witness or suspect:
(f) arranging for a person to give evidence or assist an in-vestigation:
(g) causing the forfeiture of tainted property:
(h) serving documents:
(i) arranging for the Tribunal to sit in New Zealand.
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: