Related Rule
Belize
Practice Relating to Rule 161. International Cooperation in Criminal Proceedings
Upon ratification of the 1998 ICC Statute, Belize declared: “Pursuant to Article 87 (1) (a) of the Statute of the International Criminal Court, Belize declares that all requests made to it in accordance with Chapter 9 be sent through diplomatic channels.” 
Belize, Declaration made upon ratification of the 1998 ICC Statute, 5 April 2000.