1401. Extradition.

Under the Extradition Act 2003, each of the territories with which the United Kingdom1 has extradition arrangements is placed in one of two categories, countries being designated in one or other category by order of the Secretary of State according to the extradition procedures that the United Kingdom has negotiated with each country2. A separate set of procedures is provided for each category. Extradition offences are generally identified by prescribed criteria, which include, in most instances, the severity of punishment for offenders3. Extradition is the subject of provisions in some treaties of particular relevance to aviation