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Police and Justice Act 2006

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Extradition requests to territories not applying European framework decision to old cases

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24After section 155 there is inserted—

155ACategory 1 territories not applying framework decision to old cases

(1)This section applies to a category 1 territory that deals with European extradition requests otherwise than in accordance with the system provided for in the European framework decision if they relate to acts committed before a particular date (“the relevant date”).

(2)In the case of a territory to which this section applies, the Secretary of State has the same powers to request a person’s extradition in relation to acts committed before the relevant date as he would have in the case of a category 2 territory.

(3)The Secretary of State may by order provide that, in the case of an extradition request which—

(a)is made to a specified category 1 territory to which this section applies, and

(b)relates to acts committed before the relevant date,

this Part is to have effect as if that territory were a category 2 territory, and with such modifications as may be specified.

(4)In this section—

  • “European extradition request” means a request for extradition made by the United Kingdom or a category 1 territory;

  • “European framework decision” means the framework decision of the Council of the European Union made on 13 June 2002 on the European arrest warrant and the surrender procedures between member states (2002/584/JHA);

  • “specified”, in relation to an order under this section, means specified in the order.

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