Quirk of law leaves larger issues at play – The Times

Posted January 6th, 2010 in news by sally

“The power for a private individual to seek an arrest warrant from a British court for a foreign national they wish to prosecute is an unusual but not unique quirk of English law. The ability, which derives from the Magistrates’ Courts Act 1980, is also available in varying forms in the Netherlands, Spain, the Czech Republic and New Zealand.”

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The Times, 6th January 2010

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk