Special Extradition Arrangements — Colonies

Prayers – in the House of Commons at 7:30 pm on 16th June 1988.

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`(1) Her Majesty may by Order in Council direct that this section shall extend to any colony specified in the Order in the case of foreign states with whom there are no general extradition arrangements, subject to the limitations, restrictions, exceptions and qualifications, if any, contained in the Order.

(2) Where arrangements have been made in respect of a person under which extradition procedures under this Part of this Act will be available as between a colony to which this section applies and a foreign state, such extraction procedures shall be available in the case of that person. as between the colony and the state with whom the arrangements have been made, subject—

  1. (a) to the modifications of the provisions of this Act specified in subsection (2) of section (Application of general extradition arrangements to colonies) above set out in subsections (3) to (6) of that section;
  2. (b) to any further modifications as to procedure prescribed by the law of the colony; and
  3. (c) to the limitationss, restrictions, exceptions and qualifications, if any, contained in the arrangements.

3) The provisions of this Act mentioned in section (Application of general extradition arrangements to colonies) (2)(a) to (c) above shall extend to the colony so far as is necessary for the purposes of the arrangements.

4) If the governor or the Secretary of State issues a certificate —

  1. (a) that such arrangements have been made; and
  2. (b) that extradition procedures are available in the case of the person named in the certificate as between the colony and the foreign state to the extent specified in the certificate,
it shall be conclusive evidence of all matters stated in it.'. — [Mr. John Patten.]

Brought up, read the First and Second time, and added to the Bill.