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Extradition Act 2003

Section 98: Deferral: person serving sentence in United Kingdom

284.This section applies if a person is the subject of an extradition request under this Part of the Act, his case has been sent to the Secretary of State, and he is also serving a custodial sentence in the United Kingdom (subsection (1)). Under these circumstances the Secretary of State is allowed to delay making his decision until the sentence has been served (subsection (2)).

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