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R (ON THE APPLICATION OF BLETA) (CLAIMANT) v SECRETARY OF STATE FOR THE HOME DEPARTMENT (DEFENDANT) & GOVERNMENT OF ALBANIA (INTERESTED PARTY) (2004)

PUBLISHED August 9, 2004
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[2004] EWHC 2034 (Admin)

In the absence of a statement by a requesting state that the claimant was unlawfully at large following his conviction, and in circumstances where there was no evidence that the claimant was aware of his conviction and it was possible that he was not liable to immediate arrest if returned to the requesting state, the secretary of state was not entitled to conclude that the request implied that the claimant was unlawfully at large for the purposes of the Extradition Act 2003 s.70 .

QBD (Admin) (Crane J)

09/08/2004

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