The Supreme Court sets the tone for Section 20 Extradition Act 2003 – 5SAH

Posted April 24th, 2024 in appeals, chambers articles, extradition, news, Supreme Court by sally

‘On 6 March 2024, the Supreme Court handed down two important decisions that related to issues under section 20 Extradition Act 2003:

– Bertino v Public Prosecutor’s Office Italy [2024] UKSC 9
– Merticariu v Judecatoria Arad, Romania [2024] UKSC 10

Notably, these two cases had the same constitution of the Court, with Stephens and Burnett LJJ giving a joint judgment in both cases, with which the rest of the Court agreed.’

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5SAH, 22nd April 2024