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Statutory Instrument 2003 No. 3333

The Extradition Act 2003 (Designation of Part 1 Territories) Order 2003

(The document as of February, 2008. Arhiv.Online Library)

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STATUTORY INSTRUMENTS


2003 No. 3333


EXTRADITION


The Extradition Act 2003 (Designation of Part 1 Territories) Order 2003

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 Made18th December 2003 
 Coming into force1st January 2004 

Whereas a draft of this Order has been approved by each House of Parliament;

    Now, therefore, the Secretary of State, in exercise of the powers conferred on him by section 1 of the Extradition Act 2003[1], hereby makes the following Order:

    1.This Order may be cited as the Extradition Act 2003 (Designation of Part 1 Territories) Order 2003 and shall come into force on 1st January 2004.

    2. - (1) The territories set out in paragraph (2) are hereby designated for the purposes of Part 1 of the Extradition Act 2003.

    (2) Those territories are - 

        Belgium,

        Denmark,

        Finland,

        Ireland,

        Portugal,

        Spain,

        Sweden.


Caroline Flint
Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State

Home Office
18th December 2003



EXPLANATORY NOTE

(This note is not part of the Order)


Part 1 of the Extradition Act 2003 introduces new extradition procedures. These procedures include a new statutory appeal process and a reduced involvement of the Secretary of State. Article 2 designates those territories with which the United Kingdom will be operating the new extradition procedures.


Notes:

[1] 2003 c. 41.back



ISBN 0 11 048380 4


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