Regina v Secretary of State for Home Department, ex parte Christian Norgren: Admn 18 Feb 2000

The extradition of the defendant was requested by the US for breaches of insider dealing legislation. He claimed the issue of the order by the Home Secretary claiming it was not an extradition crime since at the time, the English equivalent offence related only to dealing on the Stock Exchange in London.
Held: The decision in issue would be that of the magistrate, not the Home Secretary. The notice was correct on its face and should stand.


Lord Bingham CJ, Klevan J


Gazette 16-Mar-2000, [2000] EWHC QB 143, [2000] EWHC Admin 296, [2000] 3 WLR 181, [2000] QB 817




Extradition Act 1989, Company Securities (Insider Dealing) Act 1985


England and Wales

Cited by:

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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Financial Services, Extradition, Crime

Updated: 13 July 2022; Ref: scu.140110