|Source:||All England Reporter|
|Publisher Citation:|| All ER (D) 141 (Jun)|
|Neutral Citation:|| UKPC 10|
Lord Hope, Lady Hale, Lord Kerr, Lord Clarke and Lord Dyson
|Representation||Alun Jones QC and Howard Stevens (instructed by Charles Russell LLP) for the appellant.|
|Clive Nicholls QC, Hugo Keith QC, James Lewis QC, Philip Davis (instructed by Davis & Co, Bahamas) for the respondent.|
|Judgment Dates:||28 March 2012|
Extradition - Extradition crime - Bahamas - Respondent being accused in United States of America, inter alia, of money laundering - Respondent being arrested in Bahamas - Second appellant seeking respondent's extradition to stand trial in US - Committal proceedings being commenced - Respondent applying to Supreme Court for writ of habeas corpus - Supreme Court granting application for writ and setting aside committal order - Appellants appealing to Court of Appeal of the Commonwealth of the Bahamas - Appeal being dismissed and respondent being unconditionally discharged - Appellants applying to board of Privy Council for special leave to appeal - Respondent objecting on basis board having no jurisdiction to hear appeal from Court of Appeal against order made in habeas corpus proceedings for release of a detained person - Whether Judicial Committee having jurisdiction to hear appeal - and 1844.