Bars to extradition
Produced in partnership with Jasvinder Nakhwal, Celia Marr and Kerri McGuigan of Peters & Peters
Bars to extradition

The following Corporate Crime practice note produced in partnership with Jasvinder Nakhwal, Celia Marr and Kerri McGuigan of Peters & Peters provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • Bars to extradition
  • Statutory bars
  • The rule against double jeopardy
  • Absence of a prosecution decision
  • Extraneous considerations
  • Passage of time
  • The individual’s age
  • Specialty
  • Earlier extradition to the UK
  • Forum
  • More...

IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s withdrawal from the EU. At this point in time (referred to in UK law as ‘IP completion day’), key transitional arrangements come to an end and significant changes begin to take effect across the UK’s legal regime. This document contains guidance on subjects impacted by these changes. Before continuing your research, see Practice Note: What does IP completion day mean for corporate crime?

BREXIT: As of exit day (31 January 2020), the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an implementation period, during which it continues to be subject to EU law. This has an impact on this Practice Note. For further guidance, see Practice Notes: Brexit—introduction to the Withdrawal Agreement, Extradition post-Brexit, The impact of Brexit on the European Arrest Warrant (EAW) and The impact of Brexit on the bars to extradition.

The following Practice Note is concerned with the statutory and procedural bars to extradition from the UK under the Extradition Act 2003 (EA 2003).

There are numbers of specific grounds that can be relied upon in order for an individual to resist extradition under EA 2003, some of which are statutory and others of which are not. Some of these

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