Krusinina v Prosecutors General Office of Republic of Latvia

Extradition – Extradition order. The respondent Latvian judicial authority permitted the appellant to come to the United Kingdom during the period of a suspended sentence, imposed on her for assault. Her suspended sentence was later activated in full, at a hearing in which the appellant was not present, and the judicial authority sought her extradition to Latvia. The district judge ordered her extradition and the appellant appealed. The Administrative Court, in allowing the appeal, held that extradition would not be a proportionate interference with the rights of the appellant and her family under art 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights.

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