Welsh and Thrasher v Secretary of State for the Home Department and Another: Admn 21 Feb 2006

Ouseley J: ‘First, if there had been a routine disregard of the specialty rule, I would have expected that over the decades of extradition to the US from the UK, and in particular from those countries with which the US enjoys a land frontier, the UK Courts and the Courts of other sending states would have refused extradition in decisions which would be available to us. The 1972 and 2003 Treaties would not have been agreed in the terms on which they were agreed.’


Ouseley J


[2006] EWHC 156 (Admin), [2006] 3 All ER 204




Northern Ireland

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CitedAhmad and Aswat v United States of America Admn 30-Nov-2006
The defendants appealed orders for their extradition. They were suspected of terrorist offences, and feared that instead of facing a trial, they would be placed before a military commission.
Held: The appeals failed. The court had diplomatic . .
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Updated: 05 July 2022; Ref: scu.238664