HL Deb 09 June 2003 vol 649 c8WA
Lord Brooke of Alverthorpe

asked Her Majesty's Government:

When they will publish the draft code of practice on the use of police powers under the Extradition Bill. [HL3256]

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

I am today publishing a draft code of practice which sets out the application and operation of police powers in extradition cases, under Part 4 of the Extradition Bill.

Copies of the draft code of practice, and the covering consultation paper, are available in the Libraries of both Houses and the document can also be viewed on the Home Office website.

Interested parties are invited to submit their comments and views on the content, structure and format of the draft, by Monday 8 September, to:

Code of Practice Consultation, Extradition Bill Team, Room 1021, 50 Queen Anne's Gate, London SW1H 9AT, from which further copies of the document are available.

All replies that are received will be made public unless the author explicitly requests that this should not happen.