Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 207 (Jan)
Court: Divisional Court

Kennedy LJ and Hallett J

Representation Alun Jones QC and Simon Farrell (instructed by Saunders & Co) for the claimant.
  The defendant did not appear and was not represented.
  Clive Nicholls QC and Hugo Keith (instructed by the Solicitor for Customs and Excise) for the Commissioner of Customs and Excise, the interested party.
Judgment Dates: 25 January 2002


Extradition - Habeas corpus - Circumstances in which court may refuse to grant writ of habeas corpus - United Kingdom seeking extradition of claimant - Claimant arrested on provisional warrant - Claimant returning to United Kingdom providing extradition request - Claimant contending offences for which he was extradited not extradition crimes - Whether claimant extradited - United States of America (Extradition) Order 1976, art VIII.

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