Independent report

Independent review of the United Kingdom's extradition arrangements

Independent review of the United Kingdom's extradition arrangements.

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The review panel were asked to look at five areas of extradition law, including the operation of the European arrest warrant; whether the forum bar to extradition should be brought into force; whether the United States/United Kingdom extradition treaty is unbalanced; whether requesting states should be required to provide prima facie evidence; and the breadth of the Home Secretary’s discretion in an extradition case.