Home Office written question – answered on 11 February 2020.

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Photo of Baroness Clark of Calton Baroness Clark of Calton Judge

To ask Her Majesty's Government why they have not included the identity of the designated authority in the Extradition (Provisional Arrest) Bill; who the proposed designated authority is for the purposes of that Bill; and what plans they have to include the identity of that authority in that Bill.

Photo of Baroness Williams of Trafford Baroness Williams of Trafford The Minister of State, Home Department, Minister for Equalities (Department for International Development)

The Government considers that the designation of the authority responsible for issuing a certificate is an appropriate matter to be left to secondary legislation.

A regulation-making power would afford the appropriate degree of flexibility to amend the designated authority in light of changing circumstances, including alterations to the functions of law enforcement bodies in the UK.

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