Part 2Assistance

Forms of assistance


(1)This section applies where the Scottish Ministers receive a request from the ICC for assistance in questioning a person being investigated or prosecuted.

(2)The person concerned shall not be questioned in pursuance of the request unless—

(a)the person has been informed of the rights set out in article 55 (rights of persons during an investigation under the Statute of the ICC);

(b)the fact that the person has been so informed has been recorded in writing; and

(c)the person consents to be interviewed.

(3)The provisions of article 55 are set out in schedule 3 to this Act.

(4)Consent for the purposes of subsection (2)(c) above may be given orally or in writing; but if given orally it shall be recorded in writing as soon as is reasonably practicable.