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UKIP leads way on EAW protest
Date 25/08/2010 16:20  Author webmaster  Hits 2061  Language Global
The UK Independence Party has consistently opposed the introduction of the European Arrest Warrant (EAW) and The Extradition Act 2003.

It has done so because, unlike the Old Parties, it always understood that the criminal justice systems of many of the member states of the European Union did not measure up to the high standards set by the Common Law and other legal systems in place in the UK, and that many people being haled off to face criminal proceedings in far-flung corners of the EU would do so on the flimsiest of pretexts and without any Judge in the UK being able to scrutinise the evidence on which the draconian EAWs are based.

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