European Arrest Warrant Act 2003

Passage of time from commission of offence.

40.—A person shall not be surrendered under this Act where—

(a) the act or omission constituting the offence specified in the European arrest warrant issued in respect of him or her is an offence under the law of the State, and

(b) the person could not, by reason of the passage of time, be proceeded against, in the State, in respect of the second-mentioned offence.