Slator v Bow Street Magistrates’ Court, High Court of Dublin (Interested Party ): Admn 4 Oct 2006

Application was made for the prisoner to be extradited whilst he served his prison sentence here. The application had been made early in the prisoner’s nine year term, intending that it should then be adjourned until a point close to te completion of the sentence. The district judge rejected the request.
Held: The statute required a defendant to be extradited within ten days of an order. Such a delay would necessitate a delay in the hearing which would infringe the prisoner’s right to a speedy trial of the extradition aplication.


Lord Justice Auld Mr Justice Wilkie


Times 25-Oct-2006, [2006] EWHC 2628 (Admin)




Extradition Act 2003 11 22


CitedNikonovs v HM Prison Brixton and Republic of Latvia Admn 2-Nov-2005
The defendant argued that a failure to observe procedures under the Act resulted in his detention being unlawful and therefore susceptible to judicial review. He had not been brought before the appropriate court as soon as practicable after his . .
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Updated: 08 July 2022; Ref: scu.247327