Extradition (Amendment) Act, 1994

Amendment of section 44C of Principal Act.

11.—Section 44C (presumption in relation to direction of Attorney General) (inserted by the Extradition (Amendment) Act, 1987 ) of the Principal Act shall be amended by the substitution of the following subsection for subsection (3):

“(3) In any proceedings in which, but for this section, proof would be required of the fact that, in relation to a warrant issued by a judicial authority in a place in relation to which this Part applies or the person named or described in such a warrant, a direction of the Minister under this Part was not given, it shall be presumed, until the contrary is proved, that such a direction was, in accordance with this Part, not given and not required to be given in relation to the warrant or, as the case may be, the person.”.