- Extradition & Mutual Assistance
- Extradition Process
- Timetable for Extradition
Timetable for Extradition
Once the District Judge at Westminster Magistrates Court orders the requested person’s extradition, extradition must take place within the time limits specified by law – otherwise an application may be made for discharge.
Part 1 Cases (EAW scheme)
The requested person must be extradited within 17 days from the date of the Extradition Order being made by the District Judge.
Part 2 Cases (Countries outside EAW scheme)
The requested person must be extradited within 28 days from the date that the Secretary of State for the Home Department orders extradition.