Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2005] All ER (D) 213 (Nov)
Court: Queen's Bench Division (Divisional Court)

Gage LJ and Openshaw J

Representation John Hardy (instructed by Bankside Commercial Ltd) for the applicant.
  Peter Caldwell and Brian Gibbons (instructed by the Crown Prosecution Service) for the respondents.
Judgment Dates: 16 November 2005


Extradition - Fugitive offender - Warrant - Validity of warrant - Definition of foreign 'judicial authority' - Whether member state's classification of body as judicial authority determinative - , s 2(2).

The Case

The classification by the member state of a body as a judicial authority was determinative of the question whether an issuing authority is a judicial authority for the purposes of s2(2) of the .

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