Chapter 16
Extradition Bill and commentary


16.1This Part contains our recommended Extradition Bill and commentary on selected provisions.

16.2The Bill is designed to give a clear illustration of our policy. It is indicative drafting only and further work would be required before the Bill would be ready for introduction in Parliament.

16.3The following provisions in the Bill are the subject of commentary:

16.4We have not provided commentary on every provision in the Bill, because the policy behind most of them is clearly outlined in the preceding chapters of this Report. We chose to provide commentary on the provisions listed above because either:

(a) particularly significant words or phrases in the provision warrant further explanation; or

(b) the provision is not self-explanatory and the policy behind it is not explained elsewhere in the Report.