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Extradition Act 1989

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Part I INTRODUCTORY

    1. General

      1. 1.Liability to extradition.

    2. Extradition crimes

      1. 2.Meaning of “extradition crime”.

    3. Return to foreign states

      1. 3.Arrangements for availability of Part III procedure.

      2. 4.Orders in Council as to extradition.

    4. Return to Commonwealth countries and colonies

      1. 5.Procedure for designation etc.

  3. Part II RESTRICTIONS ON RETURN

    1. 6.General restrictions on return.

  4. Part III PROCEDURE

    1. General

      1. 7.Extradition request and authority to proceed.

      2. 8.Arrest for purposes of committal.

      3. 9.Proceedings for committal.

      4. 10.Statement of case by court.

      5. 11.Application for habeas corpus etc.

      6. 12.Order for return.

      7. 13.Return to foreign states – supplementary.

      8. 14.Simplified procedure.

    2. Special extradition arrangements

      1. 15.Special extradition arrangements.

    3. Effect of delay

      1. 16.Discharge in case of delay.

    4. Custody

      1. 17.Custody.

  5. Part IV TREATMENT OF PERSONS RETURNED

    1. 18.Restrictions upon proceedings for other offences in case of persons returned by foreign states.

    2. 19.Restrictions upon proceedings for other offences in case of persons returned by designated Commonwealth countries or colonies.

    3. 20.Restoration of persons not tried or acquitted.

  6. Part V SPECIAL CASES

    1. Repatriation cases

      1. 21.Persons serving sentences outside country of conviction.

    2. International Convention cases

      1. 22.Extension of purposes of extradition for offences under Acts giving effect to international Conventions.

      2. 23.Genocide etc.

      3. 24.Suppression of terrorism.

      4. 25.Hostage-taking.

  7. Part VI MISCELLANEOUS AND SUPPLEMENTARY

    1. Evidence

      1. 26.Authentication of foreign documents.

      2. 27.Evidence – Commonwealth countries and colonies.

    2. Warrants and orders

      1. 28.Form of warrants and orders.

    3. Channel Islands and Isle of Man

      1. 29.Application to Channel Islands and Isle of Man.

    4. Extradition between colonies and foreign states

      1. 30.General extradition arrangements.

      2. 31.Special extradition arrangements.

    5. Orders in Council relating to colonies etc.

      1. 32.Application of provisions of Act by Order in Council.

      2. 33.Alternative arrangements for colonies.

      3. 34.Colonies—supplementary.

    6. General

      1. 35.Interpretation.

    7. Supplementary

      1. 36.Amendments.

      2. 37.Repeals etc.

      3. 38.Short title, commencement and extent.

    1. Schedule 1

      Provisions deriving from Extradition Act 1870 and associated enactments.

    2. Schedule 2

      Repeals.

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