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Extradition: EU Countries

Question for Home Office

UIN 201018, tabled on 17 June 2014

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, with reference to the Answer of 14 May 2014, Official Report, column 620W, on arrest warrants, in addition to Slovakia, Latvia, Belgium and the Czech Republic, which other EU member states retain an absolute bar on extraditing nationals in non-European Arrest Warrant extradition cases.

Answered on

9 September 2014

In non-European Arrest Warrant cases, the following EU Member States have an absolute bar on extraditing their own nationals:

• Austria
• Belgium
• Czech Republic
• France
• Germany
• Greece
• Latvia
• Luxembourg
• Slovakia
• Slovenia
• Spain

In addition, Finland and Sweden have an absolute bar to extraditing their own nationals to countries other than Norway & Iceland.

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