Extradition

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Extradition cases for suspects in Ireland wanted for prosecution abroad have more than tripled since Ireland joined an EU-wide police information sharing system. Ireland joined the Schengen Information System (SIS II) four months ago and it has led to the arrest of dozens of suspects who are wanted

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It could take a year to extradite criminal suspects from Ireland to the UK and vice versa after the Brexit transition period comes to an end, the chief constable of the PSNI has warned. Giving evidence to Westminster's Northern Ireland affairs committee, chief constable Simon Byrne said it would tak

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The UK is to withdraw from the European arrest warrant scheme. In a document detailing Britain's approach to negotiations with the EU, the UK government said: “The agreement should instead provide for fast-track extradition arrangements, based on the EU’s surrender agreement with Norway

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A man facing extradition to Poland under a European Arrest Warrant has had arguments based on Article 3 of the European Convention on Human Rights rejected in the High Court. Referring to a recent report regarding prison conditions, Mr Justice Donald Binchy said that 3m² of floor space per pris

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