690. Persons detained in England and Wales in pursuance of a sentence of the International Criminal Court.

Where the United Kingdom1 is designated by the International Criminal Court ('ICC')2 as the state in which a person ('the prisoner') is to serve a sentence of imprisonment imposed by the ICC, and where the Secretary of State3 informs the ICC that the designation is accepted, the Secretary of State must issue a warrant authorising the bringing of the prisoner to England and Wales or Northern Ireland, the detention of the prisoner there in accordance with the sentence of the ICC, and the taking of the prisoner to a specified place where he is to be detained