Extradition from the United Kingdom, which is taken to include surrender pursuant to the European arrest warrant1, in cases where the request concerns an offence derived from an international crime2 is governed, like all extradition from the United Kingdom, by the Extradition Act 20033. The Act, however, makes a measure of special provision for such offences4. The rule of 'double criminality', which otherwise conditions extradition outside the context of the European arrest warrant5, is modified in relation to the extraterritorial commission of the offences of genocide, crimes against humanity, war crimes, and crimes against the administration of justice by
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