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

An Act to facilitate compliance by Australia with obligations under the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court, and for related purposes

Part 4 Other requests by ICC

Division 12 Provision of records or documents

79 Facilitating the provision of records or documents

(1) This section applies if:

the ICC requests assistance for the provision of records or documents, including official records or official documents; and

the Attorney-General is satisfied that:

the request relates to an investigation being conducted by the Prosecutor or a proceeding before the ICC; and the records or documents are or may be in Australia.

(2) The Attorney-General is to execute the request by authorising, in writing, the provision of the records or documents.

(3) If the Attorney-General authorises the provision of records or documents, an appropriate authority is to:

locate and make available the records or documents; and

make such report on his or her efforts as he or she considers to be appropriate in the circumstances; and send to the Attorney-General the report and any of the records or documents that are located.

(4) This section does not give to any person power to require the production of a record or document.


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