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

Amendment of section 2 of Act of 2003.

4.— Section 2(1) of the Act of 2003 is amended by the insertion of the following definition:

“ ‘Council Framework Decision 2009/299/JHA’ means Council Framework Decision 2009/299/JHA of 26 February 2009 amending Framework Decisions 2002/584/JHA, 2005/214/JHA, 2006/783/JHA, 2008/909/JHA and 2008/947/JHA, thereby enhancing the procedural rights of persons and fostering the application of the principle of mutual recognition to decisions rendered in the absence of the person concerned at the trial,”.