HL Deb 17 July 2002 vol 637 c154WA
Lord Stoddart of Swindon

asked Her Majesty's Government:

Whether they will list the offences covered by the European arrest warrant; and whether they will indicate which, if any, are not offences in the United Kingdom. [HL4893]

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Home Office (Lord Filkin)

The framework decision on the European arrest warrant can apply to all offences which carry a maximum sentence of at least 12 months' imprisonment or, in conviction cases, where a sentence of at least four months' imprisonment has been imposed.

The United Kingdom Government are not responsible for the criminal justice systems of other European Union (EU) member states. It is therefore not possible to provide a list of offences which will be covered.