Norris, Regina (on the Application of) v Secretary of State for the Home Department: Admn 24 Feb 2006

The claimant challenged his extradition to the US saying that it was wrong for the US to continue to be listed as a designated country for extradition under section 84.
Held: The fact that the US had not yet ratified the treaty under which a UK citizen could be extradited to the US without establishment of a prima facie case, and that therefore the arrangements were not reciprocal, did not undermine their simple applicability here. The claim for judicial review failed.


Cresswell J, President


[2006] EWHC 280 (Admin), Times 01-Mar-2006




Extradition Act 2003 84(7)


England and Wales

Cited by:

CitedMcKinnon v USA and Another Admn 3-Apr-2007
The defendant appealed an order for his extradition. He had used his computer in London to access remotely defence and other government computers in the USA, and deleted files and copied others onto his own computer. He had been offered a deal if he . .
See AlsoNorris v Government of The United States of America and Another Admn 15-May-2009
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Updated: 24 July 2022; Ref: scu.238706