United States of America v McVey: 19 Nov 1992

(Supreme Court of Canada) La Forest J said: ‘Consistent with the general principle that extradition laws should be liberally construed so as to achieve the purposes of the Treaty, a much less technical approach to extradition warrants and to common law warrants has been adopted. .’


La Forest J


[1992] 3 SCR 475, (1992), 97 DLR (4th) 193, [1993] 1 WWR 289, (1992) 77 CCC (3d) 1, (1992), 73 BCLR (2d) 145





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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: 09 December 2022; Ref: scu.270745