Stackeviciene v Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Lithuania

Extradition – Extradition order. The appellant appealed against orders for her extradition to Lithuania to serve an activated suspended sentence of three years' imprisonment for eight fraud offences with others. The Administrative Court, in allowing the appeal, held that extradition would be a disproportionate interference with the rights of the appellant and her son under art 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights. In particular, given the uncontradicted evidence as to the son's unresolved trauma arising from witnessing the abuse of his mother in the past and the likely detrimental consequences if he was moved from her care, and the appellant's current pregnancy.

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