Court of Appeal of Liege, Belgium v E

Extradition – Discharge of fugitive. The district judge had been in error, having regard to the seriousness of the offending, with regard to the art 8 European Convention on Human Rights balance that she had struck. Accordingly, the Administrative Court allowed the appellant judicial authority's appeal against the decision of the judge to discharge the respondent in relation to two European Arrest Warrants (EAWs). The EAWs reported the respondent's convictions for assisting illegal immigrants to enter Belgium during the period 2005 to 2008, possessing stolen goods, and robbery.

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