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Extradition Bill

 
 

EXPLANATORY NOTES

Explanatory notes to the Bill, prepared by the Home Office, are published separately

as HL Bill 50–EN.

EUROPEAN CONVENTION ON HUMAN RIGHTS

The Lord Filkin has made the following statement under section 19(1)(a) of the Human

Rights Act 1998:

In my view the provisions of the Extradition Bill are compatible with the Convention

rights.

 
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Contents

Part 1

Extradition to category 1 territories

Introduction

      1        Extradition to category 1 territories

      2        Part 1 warrant and certificate

Arrest

      3        Arrest under certified Part 1 warrant

      4        Person arrested under Part 1 warrant

      5        Provisional arrest

      6        Person arrested under section 5

The initial hearing

      7        Identity of person arrested

      8        Remand etc.

The extradition hearing

      9        Judge’s powers at extradition hearing

      10        Initial stage of extradition hearing

      11        Bars to extradition

      12        Rule against double jeopardy

      13        Extraneous considerations

      14        Passage of time

      15        Age

      16        Hostage-taking considerations

      17        Speciality

      18        Earlier extradition to United Kingdom from category 1 territory

      19        Earlier extradition to United Kingdom from non-category 1 territory

      20        Case where person has been convicted

      21        Human rights

 
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Matters arising before end of extradition hearing

      22        Person charged with offence in United Kingdom

      23        Person serving sentence in United Kingdom

      24        Extradition request

      25        Physical or mental condition

Appeals

      26        Appeal against extradition order

      27        Court’s powers on appeal under section 26

      28        Appeal against discharge at extradition hearing

      29        Court’s powers on appeal under section 28

      30        Detention pending conclusion of appeal under section 28

      31        Appeal to High Court: time limit for start of hearing

      32        Appeal to House of Lords

      33        Powers of House of Lords on appeal under section 32

      34        Appeals: general

Time for extradition

      35        Extradition where no appeal

      36        Extradition following appeal

      37        Undertaking in relation to person serving sentence in United Kingdom

      38        Extradition following deferral for competing claim

      39        Position where asylum claimed

Withdrawal of Part 1 warrant

      40        Withdrawal of warrant before extradition

      41        Withdrawal of warrant while appeal to High Court pending

      42        Withdrawal of warrant while appeal to House of Lords pending

Competing Part 1 warrants

      43        Competing Part 1 warrants

Consent to extradition

      44        Consent to extradition

      45        Extradition order following consent

      46        Extradition to category 1 territory following consent

      47        Other warrant issued following consent

      48        Other warrant issued: extradition to category 1 territory

      49        Other warrant issued: proceedings deferred

      50        Extradition request following consent

      51        Undertaking in relation to person serving sentence

      52        Extradition following deferral for competing claim

Post-extradition matters

      53        Request for consent to other offence being dealt with

      54        Questions for decision at consent hearing

      55        Request for consent to further extradition to category 1 territory

      56        Questions for decision at consent hearing

 
 

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      57        Consent to further extradition to category 2 territory

      58        Return of person to serve remainder of sentence

Costs

      59        Costs where extradition ordered

      60        Costs where discharge ordered

      61        Costs where discharge ordered: supplementary

Documents

      62        Documents sent by facsimile

Interpretation

      63        Extradition offences: person not sentenced for offence

      64        Extradition offences: person sentenced for offence

      65        Extradition offences: supplementary

      66        The appropriate judge

      67        Other interpretative provisions

Part 2

Extradition to category 2 territories

Introduction

      68        Extradition to category 2 territories

      69        Extradition request and certificate

Arrest

      70        Arrest warrant following extradition request

      71        Person arrested under section 70

      72        Provisional warrant

      73        Person arrested under provisional warrant

The extradition hearing

      74        Date of extradition hearing: arrest under section 70

      75        Date of extradition hearing: arrest under provisional warrant

      76        Judge’s powers at extradition hearing

      77        Initial stages of extradition hearing

      78        Bars to extradition

      79        Rule against double jeopardy

      80        Extraneous considerations

      81        Passage of time

      82        Hostage-taking considerations

      83        Case where person has not been convicted

      84        Case where person has been convicted

      85        Conviction in person’s absence

      86        Human rights

      87        Person charged with offence in United Kingdom

      88        Person serving sentence in United Kingdom

 
 

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      89        Competing extradition claim

      90        Physical or mental condition

      91        Case sent to Secretary of State

Secretary of State’s functions

      92        Secretary of State’s consideration of case

      93        Death penalty

      94        Speciality

      95        Earlier extradition to United Kingdom from other territory

      96        Deferral: person charged with offence in United Kingdom

      97        Deferral: person serving sentence in United Kingdom

      98        Time limit for order for extradition or discharge

      99        Information

      100        Making of order for extradition or discharge

Appeals

      101        Appeal where case sent to Secretary of State

      102        Court’s powers on appeal under section 101

      103        Appeal against discharge at extradition hearing

      104        Court’s powers on appeal under section 103

      105        Detention pending conclusion of appeal under section 103

      106        Appeal against extradition order

      107        Court’s powers on appeal under section 106

      108        Appeal against discharge by Secretary of State

      109        Court’s powers on appeal under section 108

      110        Detention pending conclusion of appeal under section 108

      111        Appeal to High Court: time limit for start of hearing

      112        Appeal to House of Lords

      113        Powers of House of Lords on appeal under section 112

      114        Appeals: general

Time for extradition

      115        Extradition where no appeal

      116        Extradition following appeal

      117        Undertaking in relation to person serving sentence in United Kingdom

      118        Extradition following deferral for competing claim

      119        Position where asylum claimed

Withdrawal of extradition request

      120        Withdrawal of request before end of extradition hearing

      121        Withdrawal of request after case sent to Secretary of State

      122        Withdrawal of request while appeal to High Court pending

      123        Withdrawal of request while appeal to House of Lords pending

Competing extradition requests

      124        Competing extradition requests

 
 

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Consent to extradition

      125        Consent to extradition: general

      126        Consent to extradition before case sent to Secretary of State

Post-extradition matters

      127        Consent to other offence being dealt with

      128        Consent to further extradition to category 2 territory

      129        Consent to further extradition to category 1 territory

      130        Return of person to serve remainder of sentence

Costs

      131        Costs where extradition ordered

      132        Costs where discharge ordered

      133        Costs where discharge ordered: supplementary

Documents

      134        Documents sent by facsimile

      135        Receivable documents

Repatriation cases

      136        Persons serving sentences outside territory where convicted

Interpretation

      137        Extradition offences: person not sentenced for offence

      138        Extradition offences: person sentenced for offence

      139        The appropriate judge

      140        The extradition hearing

      141        Scotland: references to Secretary of State

Part 3

Extradition to the United Kingdom

Extradition from category 1 territories

      142        Issue of Part 3 warrant

      143        Undertaking in relation to person serving sentence

      144        Return to extraditing territory to serve sentence

      145        Service of sentence in territory executing Part 3 warrant

      146        Dealing with person for other offences

      147        Effect of consent to extradition to the United Kingdom

      148        Extradition offences

      149        The appropriate judge

Extradition from category 2 territories

      150        Dealing with person for other offences: Commonwealth countries etc.

      151        Dealing with person for other offences: other category 2 territories

      152        Remission of punishment for other offences

 
 

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      153        Return of person acquitted or not tried

Service personnel

      154        Service personnel

Part 4

Police powers

Warrants and orders

      155        Search and seizure warrants

      156        Production orders

      157        Requirements for making of production order

      158        Computer information

      159        Warrants: special procedure material and excluded material

Search and seizure without warrant

      160        Entry and search of premises for purposes of arrest

      161        Entry and search of premises on arrest

      162        Search of person on arrest

      163        Entry and search of premises after arrest

      164        Additional seizure powers

Treatment following arrest

      165        Fingerprints and samples

      166        Searches and examination

      167        Photographs

      168        Evidence of identity: England and Wales

      169        Evidence of identity: Northern Ireland

      170        Other treatment and rights

Delivery of seized property

      171        Delivery of seized property

Codes of practice

      172        Codes of practice

General

      173        Interpretation

      174        Customs officers

      175        Service policemen

 
 

 
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