Extradition Act 1965

Revenue offences.

[Art. 5]


F26[13.Extradition shall not be granted for revenue offences unless the relevant extradition provisions otherwise provide.]




Substituted (20.03.2002) by Extradition (European Union Conventions) Act 2001, s. 13(b), S.I. No. 85 of 2002.

Modifications (not altering text):


Application of section restricted (1.08.2002) by Criminal Justice (Theft and Fraud Offences) Act 2001 (50/2001), s. 47, S.I. No. 252 of 2002.

Extradition for revenue offences.

47.—For the purposes of the application in the State of Article 5.3 of the Convention, as applied by Article 12.1 of the Second Protocol, extradition for the offence of fraud against the European Communities’ financial interests or money laundering shall not be refused, notwithstanding section 13 of the Extradition Act, 1965, solely on the ground that the offence constitutes a revenue offence as defined in that Act.