Regina v Secretary of State for Home Department ex Parte: Admn 3 Mar 1997

The section imposed the conduct test as set out in Nielsen, not the narrower approach adopted in Aronson.


[1997] EWHC Admin 208, [1999] QB 886




Extradition Act 1989 11


CitedGovernment of Canada v Aronson; Director of Public Prosecutions v Aronson HL 20-Jul-1989
The Canadian Government asked for the arrest of the defendant and for his return to Canada to face 78 allegations in Canada. The magistrate had determined that there was sufficient evidence in 66 cases. The detainee said that 69 offences were not . .
PreferredIn re Nielsen HL 1984
The House considered the role of the metropolitan magistrate under section 9 and 10 of the 1870 Act in the context of an application for extradition under the treaty between Denmark and the United Kingdom. At section 9 hearings it had been the . .

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CitedNorris v United States of America and others HL 12-Mar-2008
The detainee appealed an order for extradition to the USA, saying that the offence (price-fixing) was not one known to English common law. The USA sought his extradition under the provisions of the Sherman Act.
Held: It was not, and it would . .
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Updated: 25 May 2022; Ref: scu.137153