Criminal Justice (Illicit Traffic by Sea) Act 2003

Time lapse before surrender.

19.—(1) A person committed under section 9 shall not, except with his or her consent given before the High Court, be surrendered under the Agreement until—

(a) the expiry of 15 days from the date of committal, or

(b) the conclusion of any appeal proceedings brought by or on behalf of that person,

whichever is the later.

(2) In this section, “appeal proceedings” means proceedings relating to—

(a) a complaint under Article 40.4.2° of the Constitution (including proceedings on appeal from a decision on that complaint), or

(b) an appeal on a point of law to the Supreme Court.