Dáil Éireann - Volume 475 - 27 February, 1997
Written Answers. - Extradition Warrants.
Mr. Morley Mr. Morley
51. Mr. Morley asked the Minister for Justice the number of extradition warrants which have been received from the United Kingdom from 1 January 1994 to 31 December 1994, from 1 January 1995 to 31 December 1995, from 1 January 1996 to 31 December 1996; the number which have been refused; and the grounds on which they have been refused. [5460/97]
Minister for Justice (Mrs. Owen) Nora Owen
Minister for Justice (Mrs. Owen): Information relating to (1) the number of extradition warrants received from the United Kingdom authorities and (2) refusal of extraditions sought by those authorities in 1994 and 1995 is contained in the  annual reports on the operation of Part III of the Extradition Act, 1965, for those years. Both reports are available in the Dáil Library. Equivalent information will be included in the 1996 report. Information already collated for the purpose of the 1996 report indicates that 97 warrants were received from the United Kingdom authorities in that year for backing under Part III of the 1965 Act.
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