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Schedule: B - Forms in criminal proceedings

Form: 16.2 Information For The Issue Of A European Arrest Warrant - European Arrest Warrant Act 2003, Section 33

S.I. No. 260 of 2010

16.2

Schedule B

O.16, r 8


EUROPEAN ARREST WARRANT ACT 2003, Section 33 (as amended by Criminal Justice (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2009, Section 16)

INFORMATION FOR THE ISSUE OF A EUROPEAN ARREST WARRANT


District Court Area of

District No.

THE INFORMATION of ...................... of ........................

who says on oath—

I am ............ of .............. a ................... and I am making an application for the issue of a European arrest warrant pursuant to the provisions of the above-named Act. I make the application herein on behalf of the Director of Public Prosecutions having been authorised to do so ........................ (*state basis of authorisation) ............................

I say that on the ........ day of .............. 20..... a domestic warrant, within the meaning of section 31 of the above-named Act, was issued for the arrest of one ................. of .................. by the District Court, District Court Area of .................. District No. ...... I say that the said domestic warrant has not been executed up to the date of the swearing of this information by me, being the ...... day of ............. 20........

I have attached hereto the said domestic warrant which I have read and considered prior to the swearing of this my information and I say that the person named in the said domestic warrant as .............. of ............. is the person in respect of whom I am applying for a European arrest warrant herein.

*I say that the said person would, if convicted of the offence concerned in the said domestic warrant, be liable to a term of imprisonment or detention of twelve months or more than twelve months.

*I say that a term of imprisonment or detention of not less than four months has been imposed on the said person in respect of the offence concerned in the said domestic warrant, and that the said person is required to serve all or part of that term of imprisonment or detention.

I say that I am aware of and I have provided all the information referred to in Section 33(2)(a) to (f) of the above-named Act and I have specified and set down said details in a written unsigned draft European arrest warrant.

I say further that the said draft European arrest warrant aforesaid is as far as is practicable in the form set out in the Annex to the Framework Decision and contains the information referred to in Section 33(2)(a)to(f) of the said Act and further contains such other information as is required in the form set out in the Annex to the said Framework Decision. I am aware of and I have provided the said other information.

I say that I have attached and pinned the said draft European arrest warrant to this information in writing prior to the swearing on Oath of this said information.

I say that I have read and considered the attached draft European arrest warrant prior to the swearing of this information and the information and details set down on the said draft European arrest warrant are correct within my knowledge and belief.

I hereby apply to the above-mentioned District Court, being the Court that issued the said domestic warrant, for the issue of a European arrest warrant pursuant to the provisions of Part 2, Chapter 2, Section 33 of the said Act.

Signed ..................... Informant

SWORN before me this ...... day of ........ 20....

at ....................

Signed .................

Judge of the District Court

*delete where inapplicable