Practice Relating to Rule 100. Fair Trial Guarantees
Section J. Compelling accused persons to testify against themselves or to confess guilt
Uruguay’s Law on Cooperation with the ICC (2006) states:
Within 48 hours of the arrest or, if the person is already deprived of his or her liberty, of properly resolving the previous matter, the Supreme Court of Justice, with the notification of the Prosecutor, carries out a hearing in which:
D) It informs the detainee that he or she … is not obliged to incriminate him- or herself or to plead guilty and that he or she may remain silent without such silence being a consideration in the determination of guilt or innocence.