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International Criminal Court Act 2001

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21Request for transit

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(1)This section applies where the Secretary of State receives a request from the ICC for transit of a person being surrendered by another state.

(2)If the Secretary of State accedes to the request—

(a)the request shall be treated for the purposes of this Part as if it were a request for that person’s arrest and surrender,

(b)the warrant accompanying the request shall be deemed to have been endorsed under section 2(3), and

(c)the person to whom the request relates shall be treated on arrival in the United Kingdom as if he had been arrested under that warrant.

(3)In relation to a case where this section applies—

(a)the reference in section 5(2)(a)(i) to the warrant having been duly endorsed under section 2(3) shall be read as a reference to the Secretary of State having acceded to the request for transit; and

(b)section 12(1) (right to review of delivery order: period for making application) shall have effect as if the reference to 15 days (the period during which directions to execute delivery order are not to be given) were a reference to two days.

(4)A person in transit under this section shall not be granted bail.

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