No-deal Brexit will prevent extraditions and arrests

23rd December, 2018

Gardaí will be unable to extradite or arrest up to 100 suspected criminals per year in the event of a no-deal Brexit.

The government’s contingency plan confirms that the no-deal effects include “the unavailability of European arrest warrants” which have put an end to the wrangling over extraditing suspects from Ireland to Britain.

The latest figures show gardaí requested the arrest of 60 people last year who were in Britain, while...

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