Extradition: Scotland

Home Office written question – answered on 21st December 2017.

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Photo of Alistair Carmichael Alistair Carmichael Liberal Democrat Chief Whip, Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Northern Ireland)

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what discussions she has had with the Lord Advocate on the commencement of section 50 of the Crime and Courts Act 2013 in Scotland.

Photo of Brandon Lewis Brandon Lewis The Minister for Immigration

The Scottish Government has decided that it does not wish section 50 of the Crime and Courts Act 2013 to be commenced in full in Scotland and there is no timetable for its commencement. This is a decision for the Scottish Government and there have been no recent discussions on the issue.

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