Poland v JA: Successful Article 8 challenge to extradition

01.08.14 | |

On 31st July 2014, DJ M Coleman refused Poland’s request to extradite a Polish mother who was sought in relation to failing to comply with the conditions of a suspended sentence order for an offence of fraud, on the basis that extradition would represent a disproportionate interference with the Article 8 rights of both the mother and her one year old child. Giving a written judgment, DJ Coleman accepted the expert psychological evidence that the impact on both parties would be severe despite the child’s grandmother and great grandmother being in a position to look after the child were JA extradited.

 

JA was represented by Graeme L. Hall, who was in turn instructed by Rebecca Dunford of Punatar and Co Solicitors.

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