Extradition Act 1965

Lapse of time before surrender.


F68 [ 31. A person committed under section 29 shall not be surrendered, except with his consent, given before a F69 [ judge of the High Court ] , to the requesting country until the expiration of 15 days from the date of his committal or until the conclusion of any habeas corpus proceedings brought by him or on his behalf, whichever is the later. ]




Substituted (22.08.1994) by Extradition (Amendment) Act 1994 (6/1994), s. 4(a), S.I. No. 220 of 1994.


Substituted (20.03.2002) by Extradition (European Union Conventions) Act 2001 (49/2001), s. 20(1))(b), S.I. No. 85 of 2002.