Europe warns Irish government over delays in extradition

European Commission gives legal warning, saying state is too slow to extradite criminal suspects

8th November, 2020
Europe warns Irish government over delays in extradition
Of the 109 people extradited by the High Court last year, the process took longer than the maximum 60 or 90 day time limits for 59 of them

The European Commission has issued a legal warning to the government for being too slow to extradite criminal suspects.

Under the European Arrest Warrant system, suspects who are wanted in other EU countries must be extradited within two or three months, but this timeline is not being met in many cases in Ireland due to delays in the court process.

Figures from the Department of Justice, show that 59 of the 109 people extradited by...

Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!

Currency

What's Included

With any subscription you will have access to

  • 971569B3-2C5E-4C45-B798-CEADE16987A8

    Unlimited multi-device access to our iPad, iPhone and Android Apps

  • 099C8662-C57C-42F2-9426-F2F90DF17C8F

    Unlimited access to our eReader library

  • 198AE43B-B9CF-4892-8769-D63C2104BA08

    Exclusive daily insight and opinion seven days a week

  • D8F37B78-25E4-4E4A-A376-4F5789B1564A

    Create alerts to never miss a subject that matters to you

  • B15F2521-37CD-4E02-B898-730A20D39F7F

    Get access to exclusive offers for subscribers on gifts and experiences

  • A564FE02-1AB8-4579-AF9D-BA32A2E5ACA7

    Get content from Business Post, Business Post Magazines, Connected, Tatler and Food & Wine

Share this post

Related Stories

Smyth plans to introduce digital driving licences

Home Aaron Rogan 10 hours ago

One million households to be offered state-backed loans to boost home retrofits

Home Michael Brennan 10 hours ago

Relatives for Justice claim British acting to hide loyalist collusion

Home Aiden Corkery 10 hours ago

Donohoe under pressure to allow outsiders apply for top Finance job

Home Aiden Corkery 1 week ago