Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2009] All ER (D) 134 (Jan)
Neutral Citation: [2009] EWHC 28 (Admin)
Court: Queen's Bench Division, Divisional Court
Judge:

Simon J

Representation Edmund Lawson QC and Ben Cooper (instructed by Kaim Todner Solicitors) for the appellants.
  Helen Malcolm QC (instructed by the Crown Prosecution Service) for the respondents.
Judgment Dates: 20 January 2009

Catchwords

Extradition - Request for extradition - Bar to extradition - Circumstances rendering it unjust or oppressive to extradite - Passage of time since commission of alleged offence - Culpable delay - District judge ruling extradition not unjust or oppressive - Whether extradition unjust or oppressive by reason of passage of time to return - s 82.

The Case

Extradition Request for extradition. Queen's Bench Division, Divisional Court: An appeal by the appellants against a decision of a judge to send the appellants' case to the Secretary of State for a decision whether they should be extradited was dismissed where the judge had been fully entitled to decide the issue of risk of prejudice in the conduct of the trial against them.

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