Czerwinski v HM Advocate

Extradition – Extradition order – Leave to appeal. High Court of Justiciary: Granting an application by an applicant who sought leave to appeal against a sheriff's decison ordering his extradition to Poland, the court first determined the appropriate test for the grant of leave to appeal in the absence of any statutory guidance, concluding that what was being looked for was an 'arguable' ground of appeal as that term was understood in the criminal appeal sifting process, and then, applying that test, held that there was an arguable ground of appeal as the offence was apparently a minor one, involving a small sum of money being borrowed by false pretence from a bank, and it was arguably disproportionate to extradite a person for such an offence

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