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Extraditions (Irish Republic)

Volume 130: debated on Thursday 31 March 1988

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To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland if he will now list the names of the persons for whom extradition warrants were sent from Northern Ireland to the Irish Rebublic in each of the last five years, indicating in each case which persons were extradited, which warrants were held to be defective, and

Table A
Non terrorist-type offences
Year of requestNumber of requestsGrantedHeld to be defective while before Irish courtsOther outcome3
198362113
19840000
198550214
19866006
1987210021
1 B. Burns—warrants defective owing to irregularity in issue.
2 J. G. O'Reilly—warrants defective primarily because it could not be proved that the person issuing them was a judicial authority.
Table B
Non terrorist-type offences
Year of requestNumber of requestsGrantedHeld to be defective while before Irish courtsOther outcome3
19832210012
198410109
1985285023
19860000
19871100
3 Includes cases where the warrants were subsequently withdrawn, the fugitive was arrested in the United Kingdom, cases rejected by the Irish courts for other reasons and cases as yet uncompleted.