Extradition and mutual assistance

Extradition and mutual assistance guidance:

The review of UK's extradition arrangements which was conducted in 2010 by the Rt Hon Sir Scott Baker recommended that territories designated under the Extradition Act...

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Badre—dual criminality test In Badre, the appellant was appealing the decision of City of Westminster Magistrates' Court to extradite him to Italy. He operated a payment...

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The effect of Article 3 Under section 87 of the Extradition Act 2003 (EA 2003), the court must discharge a person subject to an extradition request if it...

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There are numbers of specific grounds that can be relied upon in order for an individual to resist extradition under the Extradition Act 2003 (EA 2003), some of which are...

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Consent by a defendant to extradition Consent to extradition is when a defendant agrees to a request for extradition made under the Extradition Act 2003 (EA 2003), Pts 1...

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The impact of Brexit on the European Arrest Warrant (EAW)? On 23 June 2016, the UK held a referendum on its membership of the EU, with a 52% majority voting in favour of...

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This Practice Note considers the background to the introduction of European Investigation Orders (EIOs) in the EU. It covers the definition and purpose of EIOs as well as...

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This Practice Note considers the conditions under which European Investigation Orders (EIOs) are made, time limits which apply to these instruments and the process of...

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What is extradition? Extradition is the legal process by which one territory asks another to return an individual wanted by them in order for that individual to stand...

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ARCHIVED: This archived Practice Note is being retained for historical interest and to provide practitioners with a quick overview of developments in case law during...

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ARCHIVED: This archived Practice Note is being retained for historical interest and to provide practitioners with a quick overview of developments in case law during...

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This Practice Note tracks extradition appeal cases by month, commencing January 2019. For details of key cases from 2018, see Practice Note: Extradition appeals...

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The Criminal Procedure Rules 2015 (CrimPR), SI 2015/1490, r 1.1 requires the court, when dealing with extradition cases including appeals, to take into...

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Arrest and initial hearing under Part 1 A defendant arrested pursuant to a certified extradition request issued by a Part 1 territory, or pursuant to a provisional arrest...

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Overriding objective in extradition hearings The Criminal Procedure Rules 2015 (CrimPR), SI 2015/1490, as amended by the Criminal Procedure (Amendment) Rules 2017, SI...

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The Criminal Procedure Rules 2015 (CrimPR), SI 2015/1490, r 1.1 requires the court, when dealing with extradition cases including appeals, to take into account: • mutual...

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