Extradition Act 1965

18A

F31 [ Pardon or amnesty.

18A . (1) Extradition shall not be granted where the person claimed has been granted a pardon under Article 13.6 of the Constitution in respect of an offence consisting of an act that constitutes in whole or in part the offence under the law of the requesting country in respect of which extradition is sought.

(2) Extradition shall not be granted where the person claimed has, in accordance with the law of the requesting country, become immune, by virtue of any amnesty or pardon, from prosecution or punishment for the offence concerned.

(3) Extradition shall not be granted where the person claimed has, by virtue of any Act of the Oireachtas, become immune from prosecution or punishment for any offence consisting of an act that constitutes in whole or in part the offence under the law of the requesting country in respect of which extradition is sought. ]

Annotations:

Amendments:

F31

Inserted (20.03.2002) by Extradition (European Union Conventions) Act 2001 (49/2001), s. 14, S.I. No. 85 of 2002.

Editorial Notes:

E71

The section heading is taken from the amending section in the absence of one included in the amendment.