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Fugitive Offenders

Volume 885: debated on Thursday 30 January 1975

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asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland if Her Majesty's Government will introduce legislation setting up machinery corresponding to the extra-territorial courts being set up in the Republic of Ireland to deal with fugitive offenders; and why there has been a delay in this matter.

The Criminal Jurisdiction Bill [Lords], which confers on courts in Northern Ireland jurisdiction to try fugitive offenders accused of committing serious crimes of violence in the Republic of Ireland, was introduced on 23rd January.