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The United Kingdom reserves the right for the consent of the arrested person to be given before any of the competent authorities determined in accordance with Article 15.
The United Kingdom declares that the rules laid down in Article 14 of the European Convention on Extradition do not apply where the person in accordance with Article 7 of this Convention consents to extradition.
The United Kingdom intends to apply Article 12(1) and Article 12(2).
The provisions of Article 14 do not apply to the United Kingdom because of its reservation to Article 21 of the European Convention on Extradition.
In accordance with Article 15, the United Kingdom declares that the competent authorities for the purposes of Articles 4 to 8 and 10 are the Home Office, the Scottish Ministers, the Scottish Executive Justice Department, the Senior District Judge (Chief Magistrate) or another District Judge (Magistrates' Courts) and a sheriff of Lothian and Borders.
In accordance with Article 16(3), the United Kingdom declares that until its entry into force, this Convention shall apply to it in its relations with Member States which have made the same declaration 90 days after the date of deposit of the United Kingdom’s instrument of ratification.
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