Goatley v The Governor of HM Prison Brixton and the Government of the Netherlands: QBD 20 Jun 2002

The second respondent sought the extradition of the applicant for trial for drugs offences. He said that the alleged offences were extra terratorial to the second defendant, but that extradition was restricted to intra territorial offences.
Held: The importing of cannabis is an intra-territorial offence, as is a conspiracy to commit that offence. There was jurisdiction, and the request for habeas corpus failed.
Lord Justice Kennedy, Nelson J
[2002] EWHC 1209 (Admin)
Extradition Act 1989 7
England and Wales
CitedRegina v Bartle and Commissioner of Police for the Metropolis and Others, ex parte Pinochet Ugarte; Regina v Evans and Similar (No 3) HL 24-Mar-1999
An application to extradite a former head of state for an offence which was not at the time an offence under English law would fail, but could proceed in respect of allegations of acts after that time. No immunity was intended for heads of state. . .
CitedRegina v Wall 1974
The charge was fraudulent evasion of the restriction on importation of dangerous drugs. For that offence to be committed, the drugs in question must necessarily arrive in this country.
Held: If sending a letter from abroad to England . .

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Updated: 08 January 2021; Ref: scu.174118