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Extradition in the sheriff court.

Arnell, Paul�



Examines recent developments in respect of extradition practice, focusing on the Sheriff Court decisions in: Lord Advocate v SN, involving a person suffering from dementia; Lord Advocate v Shapovalov, involving the applicability of statements of uncontroversial evidence; and Lord Advocate v Black on procedural requirements ahead of an extradition.


ARNELL, P. 2018. Extradition in the sheriff court. Scots law times [online], 2018(10), pages 33-35. Available from:

Journal Article Type Article
Acceptance Date Mar 23, 2018
Online Publication Date Mar 23, 2018
Publication Date Mar 23, 2018
Deposit Date Mar 30, 2018
Publicly Available Date Mar 24, 2019
Journal Scots law times
Print ISSN 0036-908X
Electronic ISSN 2754-222X
Publisher Sweet and Maxwell
Peer Reviewed Peer Reviewed
Volume 2018
Issue 10
Pages 33-35
Item Discussed Lord Advocate v SN 2017 S.L.T. (Sh Ct) 264; [2017] 10 WLUK 529 (Sh Ct (Lothian) (Edinburgh)) Lord Advocate v Shapovalov 2018 S.L.T. (Sh Ct) 3; [2017] 11 WLUK 710 (Sh Ct (Lothian) (Edinburgh)) Lord Advocate v Black 2017 G.W.D. 38-587
Keywords Dementia; Extradition proceedings; Mental capacity; Scotland
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