UK Can Request Extraditions While It Remains In Bloc, Rules Top Court EU

Brussels: The EU’s top court ruled and stated that Britain’s decision to quit the European Union has no impact on its powers to request extraditions from other EU states as long as it remains a member of the bloc.

From the bench Justice of European Court noted and said that “  The notification, by the United Kingdom, of its intention to withdraw from the EU does not have the consequence that execution arrest warrant issued by that Member state must be refused or postponed.”

On the base of British request the case concerned to extradite an  individual arrested in Ireland after Britain issued an arrest warrant on changes of murder and rape.  

Before carrying out the extradition Ireland asked for the court’s ruling.

by Priti on September 19, 2018

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