International Criminal Court Act (2002), No. 41, 2002

Part 4—Other requests by ICC

Division 10—Examination of places or sites

76 Assistance in examining places or sites

(1) This section applies if:

(a) the ICC requests assistance in examining places or sites in Australia; and
(b) the Attorney General is satisfied that the request relates to an investigation being conducted by the Prosecutor or a proceeding before the ICC.

(2) The Attorney General is to execute the request by authorising, in writing, the examination of the places or sites.

(3) If the Attorney General authorises the examination of a place or site, an appropriate authority is to:

(a) examine the place or site in the way sought in the request; and
(b) make such report on the examination as the authority considers appropriate in the circumstances; and
(c) send the report to the Attorney General.

(4) An authorisation under this section confers power on a person acting under the authorisation to enter a place or site for the purpose of examining it.


Examination of places or sites