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New legislation would give officers clearer power of arrest of fugitives

Extradition Bill allows arrest of non-EU nationals wanted for serious crime without a judge's warrant.

New legislation would give officers clearer power of arrest of fugitives

Date - 5th February 2020
By - Gary Mason
The Extradition (Provisional Arrest) Bill, which would give police the power to arrest a person wanted for extradition without the need to secure court approval, has completed its second reading through Parliament. The new power of arrest...
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