The EAW is dead; long live the UK-EU Surrender Agreement – 6KBW College Hill

Posted January 8th, 2021 in brexit, chambers articles, EC law, news by sally

‘On Christmas Eve, the UK and the EU agreed the terms of the Trade and Cooperation Agreement between the European Union and the European Atomic Energy Community of the One Part and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, of the Other Part (“the Trade and Cooperation Agreement”). Title VII of Part 3 of the Trade and Cooperation Agreement governs extradition or, to use the language of the agreement, “surrender arrangements” between the UK and the EU. The effect of these provisions is to closely replicate the arrangements under the Framework Decision on the European Arrest Warrant (“the Framework Decision”) and the surrender agreement between Norway and Iceland and the European Union (“the Iceland/Norway Agreement”).’

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6KBW College Hill, 1st January 2021