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The Law of Extradition and Mutual Assistance 3rd ed

ISBN13: 9780199692811
Previous Edition ISBN: 9780199298990
Published: March 2013
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £199.00

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The Law of Extraditionand Mutual Assistance is the leading work in this area, providing a comprehensive and authoritative treatment of the laws covering the extradition arrangements between the UK and other states, as well as international mutual assistance.

Since the publication of the second edition, there has been extensive case law, including a number of important House of Lords decisions and decisions of the European Court of Justice and the European Court of Human Rights, as well as a number of amendments to the Extradition Act 2003.

The third edition has been extensively revised to provide detailed and practical coverage of these changes, and offers a detailed treatment and practical guidance to the new provisions. Written by an expert author team, the book also includes analysis of developments at an international level.

New to this edition:-

  • Covers amendments to key legislation, including the Extradition Act 2003
  • Considers important decisions arising from the Supreme Court, the European Court of Justice, and the European Court of Human Rights
  • Covers the recent Government review into extradition law

Criminal Law
Part I: Extradition
1. Introduction and Overview
2. Liability to Extradition; Extradition Offences
3. Categorization of Territories; Territorial Scope of the Extradition Act 2003
4. Initial Stages of the Extradition Process
5. The Extradition Hearing in Category 1 Cases
6. The Extradition Hearing in Category 2 Cases
7. Extradition and Human Rights
8. The Role of the Secretary of State; Deferral of Extradition
9. Appeals
10. Time for Extradition
11. Consent to Extradition; Withdrawals of Claims for Extradition
12. Return to the United Kingdom
13. Police Powers in Extradition Cases
14. Post-surrender Matters
15. The European Arrest Warrant
16. Extradition to International Criminal Tribunals

Part II: Mutual Assistance
17. Introduction to International Cooperation in Criminal Matters
18. UK Requests to Foreign States for Assistance
19. Requests by Foreign States to the UK for Assistance in Providing Evidence
20. Cross-border Surveillance
21. International Information Systems and Mutual Legal Assistance Institutions
22. Mutual Assistance in the Service of Process
23. Mutual Recognition of Driving Disqualifications within the European Union
24. Transfer of Prisoners to and from the UK for the Purpose of Giving Evidence and Assisting Investigations
25. Mutual Legal Assistance in Relation to Confiscation and Forfeiture

Extradition Appendices
Appendix E1: The Extradition Act 1870
Appendix E2: Extradition Act 1989
Appendix E3: Extradition Act 2003
Appendix E4: European Arrest Warrant (EAW) Framework Decision
Appendix E5: United Kingdom-United States Extradition Treaty 2003
Appendix E6: Extradition Act 2003 (Multiple Offences) Order
Appendix E7: Category 1 &2 territories; Territories designated for the purposes of the EA 2003
Mutual Assistance Appendices
Appendix M1: Crime (International Co-operation) Act 2003
Appendix M2: Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 (External Requests and Orders) Order 2005
Appendix M3: Mutual Legal Assistance Guidelines for the United Kingdom (4th edn, Home Office, November 2006)