QUEEN'S BENCH DIVISION
THE ADMINISTRATIVE COURT
London WC2A 2LL
B e f o r e :
|SAD REJONOWY W MALBORKU POLAND||Respondent|
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Mr J Stansfeld (instructed by the Crown Prosecution Service) appeared on behalf of the Respondent
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"5. The ground he raises for an adjournment is a common enough point in Polish cases: that an attempt is being made to appeal a decision or sentence, or quash a decision, or compromise the proceedings in some way. Save in the most exceptional circumstances where there might be a delay of only a day or so, this court does not adjourn proceedings so that possible compromises can be awaited. To do so would be to introduce a bar to extradition by the side wind of an adjournment, contrary to the provisions of the Extradition Act, which set out what are the statutory bars to extradition. It is not for the court to make so large an exception to the normal operation of extradition."
"56. The reality is that only if some quite exceptionally compelling feature, or combination of features, is present that interference with family life consequent upon extradition will be other than proportionate to the objective that extradition serves."