Clause 40 - Withdrawal of warrant before extradition

Part of Extradition Bill – in a Public Bill Committee at 10:45 am on 14 January 2003.

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Photo of Mr John Burnett Mr John Burnett Liberal Democrat, Torridge and West Devon 10:45, 14 January 2003

I cannot see how the Minister arrives at his conclusion that the innocent words of the amendments could give the judge any leeway in the matter. I do not understand his logic. The amendments are fairly innocuous. I beg to ask leave to withdraw the amendment.

Amendment, by leave, withdrawn.

Clause 40 ordered to stand part of the Bill.

Clauses 41 to 52 ordered to stand part of the Bill.