Uh, Germany? Remember that extradition treaty we thought we had? - Macleans.ca

Uh, Germany? Remember that extradition treaty we thought we had?

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Funny story about that.

From the latest, greatest, most Schreibertastic application for judicial review yet:

On April 20,2009, the Applicant made further submissions to the Minister of Justice, Rob Nicholson, with respect to his surrender decision persuant to s.43(2) of the Extradition Act with the assistance, direction, and expertise of Dr. Gary Botting, author of Canadian Extradition Law Practice, 2007.

In those submissions, the Applicant dealt with the apparent absence of ratification of the Canada-Germany Extradition Treaty. The Applicant requested disclosure of documents surrounding the negotiation and purported ratification of the Canada-Germany Extradition Treaty up to the time it was tabled in Parliament on 10 July 2000 to demonstrate that it was not ratified and that amending legislation was not brought before the House as required and requests that he not be surrendered persuant to a Treaty which is invalid. […]

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