Wednesday, 17 July 2013

Questions (221)

Clare Daly

Question:

221. Deputy Clare Daly asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the State's obligations regarding requests for the issuing of extradition warrants, and provisional arrest warrants, from other States. [35810/13]

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Written answers (Question to Justice)

Extradition arrangements between the Member States of the European Union (EU) are governed by the provisions of the European Arrest Warrant Act 2003, as amended, and, insofar as arrangements between Ireland and other states are concerned, by the Extradition Act 1965, as amended. Section 27 of the Extradition Act deals with provisional arrest.