Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2005] All ER (D) 18 (Nov)
Court: Queen's Bench Division (Divisional Court)

Scott Baker LJ and Rafferty J

Representation Joel Smith (instructed by Tuckers & Co) for the claimant.
  Peter Caldwell (instructed by the Crown Prosecution Service) for the government of Latvia.
Judgment Dates: 2 November 2005


Extradition - Habeas corpus - Fugitive - Requirement to bring arrested fugitive before appropriate judge 'as soon as practicable' - Fugitive not brought before judge until 74 hours after arrest - Judge refusing application to discharge fugitive - Whether possible to apply for habeas corpus - , ss 4(5), 34.

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