Vasilev v Regional Prosecutor's Office, Silistra, Bulgaria; Nikolov v Regional Prosecutor's Office, Pazardjik, Bulgaria

Extradition – Extradition order. The Divisional Court, in dismissing the appellants' appeals against orders for their extradition to Bulgaria, held that the presumption that Bulgaria would honour its assurances that prisoners would be treated in compliance with art 3 of the European Convention on Human Rights (art 3) had not been displaced. The requirement of the conditional assurance, that the United Kingdom had made it clear that a guarantee of art 3 complaint treatment was required, was amply fulfilled.

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