European Arrest Warrant (Application to Third Countries and Amendment) and Extradition (Amendment) Act 2012

Amendment of section 27 of Act of 1965.

29.— Section 27 of the Act of 1965 is amended—

(a) in subsection (2)—

(i) in paragraph (b), by substituting “committed,” for “committed, and”,

(ii) in paragraph (c), by substituting “sought, and” for “sought.”, and

(iii) by inserting the following paragraph after paragraph (c):

“(d) include a statement setting out the ground of urgency concerned.”,

(b) in subsection (3), by substituting “in writing, or by any means capable of producing a written record under conditions allowing its authenticity to be established” for “by post or telegraph or by any other means affordingevidence in writing”, and

(c) in subsection (6) (inserted by section 20(1)(d) of the Extradition (European Union Conventions) Act 2001 ), by substituting “under section 35” for “under section 35,”, and by deleting the remainder of that subsection.