Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2001] All ER (D) 381 (Feb)
Court: Divisional Court

Latham LJ and Potts J

Representation The applicant appeared in person.
  James Lewis (instructed by Crown Prosecution Service) for the respondent.
Judgment Dates: 20 February 2001


Extradition - Committal - Extradition crime - Evidence - Applicant accused of extradition crimes - Whether magistrate restricted to consideration of warrant.

The Case

On the facts the stipendiary magistrate had not been limited to looking at the warrants, but was required to look at the statement of the offences and the copy of the relevant enactments which were required material for any extradition proceedings under the European Convention on Extradition.

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