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Statutory Instrument 2003 No. 3335

The Extradition Act 2003 (Part 3 Designation) Order 2003

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

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2003 No. 3335


The Extradition Act 2003 (Part 3 Designation) 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 142(9) of the Extradition Act 2003[1], hereby makes the following Order:

    1.This Order may be cited as the Extradition Act 2003 (Part 3 Designation) Order 2003 and shall come into force on 1st January 2004.

    2. - (1) A person of a description specified in paragraph (2) is an appropriate person for the purposes of section 142 of the Extradition Act 2003.

    (2) Those persons are - 

    (a) any Inland Revenue officer, of grade B1 or above, attached to the Inland Revenue Extradition Group;

    (b) any member of the Serious Fraud Office designated by the Director of the Serious Fraud Office under section 1(7) of the Criminal Justice Act 1987[2];

    (c) the Director of Public Prosecutions, any Crown Prosecutor and any counsel or solicitor instructed by the Crown Prosecution Service for the purposes of the case concerned;

    (d) the Commissioners of Customs and Excise.

Caroline Flint
Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State

Home Office
18th December 2003


(This note is not part of the Order)

Part 3 of the Extradition Act 2003 sets out the procedures for making outgoing extradition requests from the United Kingdom. A Part 3 warrant is an extradition request made to a category 1 territory. Section 142 allows a judge to issue a Part 3 warrant on application by a constable or an appropriate person. Article 2 specifies descriptions of persons who are "appropriate persons" for these purposes.


[1] 2003 c. 41.back

[2] 1987 c. 38.back

ISBN 0 11 048378 2

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