Clause 20 - Case where person has been convicted

Part of Extradition Bill – in a Public Bill Committee at 9:45 am on 14th January 2003.

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Photo of Edward O'Hara Edward O'Hara Labour, Knowsley South 9:45 am, 14th January 2003

With this it will be convenient to discuss the following:

Amendment No. 123, in

clause 20, page 9, line 4, leave out from 'retrial' to end of line.

Amendment No. 139, in

clause 20, page 9, line 5, at end insert—

'(1A) A person shall be deemed to have deliberately absented himself only if evidence has been provided that notice of the proceedings was personally served on that person.'.

Amendment No. 97, in

clause 20, page 9, line 9, leave out paragraph (c).

Amendment No. 124, in

clause 20, page 9, line 9, leave out from 'retrial' to end of line 10.

Amendment No. 165, in

clause 20, page 9, line 17, at end insert—

'(3A) For the purposes of this section, the judge should not regard as a retrial any retrial not including provision for—

(a) the suspect to recall prosecution witnesses where the prosecution are not obliged to call them again to give evidence;

(b) the suspect to call defence witnesses; and

(c) the same right to publicly funded legal services as any suspect or defendant.'.