Extradition compatible with ECHR, art 3


Re: Dzgoev v Prosecutor General’s Office of the Russian Federation [2017] EWHC 735 (Admin)

The question for the Court was whether the extradition of the appellant would be incompatible with the ECHR, art 3 and contrary to the Extradition Act 2003, s 91 as it would be unjust or oppressive due to his physical or mental condition. The challenge failed in terms of post-trial detention and the adequacy of medical facilities in detention. The appeal on grounds related to detention before trial was stayed awaiting further assurances.

Mark Summers QC was involved in this case.