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International Criminal Court Act 2001

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28Questioning

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(1)This section applies where the Secretary of State receives 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)he has been informed of his rights under article 55, and

(b)he 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)(b) may be given—

(a)by the person himself, or

(b)in circumstances in which it is inappropriate for the person to act for himself, by reason of his physical or mental condition or his youth, by an appropriate person acting on his behalf.

(5)Such consent may be given orally or in writing, but if given orally it shall be recorded in writing as soon as is reasonably practicable.

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