Extradition Act 2003

21[F1Person unlawfully at large: human rights]E+W+S+N.I.

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(1)If the judge is required to proceed under this section (by virtue of section F2... 20) he must decide whether the person’s extradition would be compatible with the Convention rights within the meaning of the Human Rights Act 1998 (c. 42).

(2)If the judge decides the question in subsection (1) in the negative he must order the person’s discharge.

(3)If the judge decides that question in the affirmative he must order the person to be extradited to the category 1 territory in which the warrant was issued.

(4)If the judge makes an order under subsection (3) he must remand the person in custody or on bail to wait for his extradition to the category 1 territory.

(5)[F3If the person is remanded in custody, the appropriate judge may] later grant bail.

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