New Clause 19 — Injustice and Oppression

Extradition Bill – in the House of Commons at 4:46 pm on 25th March 2003.

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'.—A person's extradition to a category 2 territory is barred if it appears that because the accusation against him is not made in good faith in the interests of justice it would, having regard to all the circumstances, be unjust or oppressive to return him.'.—[Mr. Burnett]

Brought up, and read the First time.

Motion made, and Question put, That the clause be read a Second time:—

The House divided: Ayes 192, Noes 302.

Division number 133

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Question accordingly negatived.

It being four and a half hours after the commencement of proceedings, Mr Deputy Speaker put the Questions necessary to bring proceedings on consideration to a close, pursuant to Orders [9 December 2002 and this day].

Amendment proposed: No. 20, in page 1, line 17 [Clause 2], at end insert—

'(c) The statement referred to in subsections (3) and (5) shall conform with the provisions of the model warrant annexed to the framework decision.'.—[Mr. Hawkins.]

Question put, That the amendment be made:—

The House divided: Ayes 191, Noes 297.

Division number 134

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Question accordingly negatived.