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Course Aims:

This CPDcast provides a detailed overview of the recent changes which have been made to The Extradition Act 2003. It provides background on the extradition process; an analysis of the legislative changes; and a discussion of the likely impact that recent changes will have on UK extradition proceedings.

After completing the course you will:
  • Understand the legislation which governs UK extradition proceedings;
  • Have considered how political issues impact on extradition processes;
  • Appreciate the main changes which are being made to extradition laws;
  • Be aware of the bars to extradition and how they are approached by the UK courts;
  • Understand the issue of proportionality in relation to extradition.
General Interest Difficulty: 2 of 5
Legal Principles
Legislative Updates
Market Update / Hot Topic
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In this CPDcast Ben Keith from 5 St Andrew’s Hill talks about the recent changes and amendments to The Extradition Act 2003 and the impact these are likely to have on extradition proceedings within the UK.

Date Recorded: 10th September 2014

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