By / June 26, 2014

European Arrest Warrant (EAW)

In February 2014, with an overwhelming majority, the European Parliament adopted a resolution calling on the Commission to submit legislative proposals…

EAWs received, by MS (2005-13)

In February 2014, with an overwhelming majority, the European Parliament adopted a resolution calling on the Commission to submit legislative proposals aimed at improving the functioning of the European Arrest Warrant. In Parliament’s opinion, revision of the current legislation is needed to prevent miscarriages of justice, long waits in pre-trial detention and other breaches of suspects ‘ human rights. The arguments supporting Parliament’s position are set out in detail in the European Added Value Assessment accompanying the resolution.

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  • Why arent we dragging people who are dodging the repayment of their student fee’s into court & gicing them a criminal record to carry around on their backs for the rest of their lives? We are losing tens of millions to foreign students who have done a runner. We need to get them banned from travel back to this country & places they might like to visit like Australia, the USA, New Zealand & Canada by giving them a criminal record!

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