Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2010] All ER (D) 213 (May)
Neutral Citation: [2010] EWHC 1125 (Admin)
Court: Queen's Bench Division, Divisional Court

Thomas LJ and Griffith Williams J

Representation Alun Jones QC and Rupert Bowers (instructed by Clarke & Hartland, Cardiff) for the appellant.
  Timothy Otty QC and Melanie Cumberland (instructed by the Crown Prosecution Service) for the respondent.
Judgment Dates: 19 May 2010


Extradition - Extradition hearing - Appeal - Respondent seeking extradition of appellant - Appellant contending extradition request not sufficiently particularised - Appellant's appeal failing - Appellant appealing to High Court - Whether offences sufficiently particularised in extradition request - Extradition Act, s 78(4)(c).

The Case

Extradition Extradition hearing. The Divisional Court held that the respondent's extradition request did not satisfy the requirements of s78(2)(c) of the as it did not sufficiently specify the particulars of the offence alleged to have been committed by the appellant. The appellant's appeal against his extradition was allowed.

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