MINISTER for JUSTICE v TOBIN [High Court, Supreme Court]

JurisdictionIreland
CourtSupreme Court
JudgeMurray J.,O'Donnell, J.,Mr. Justice Fennelly,Mr. Justice Hardiman,Denham C.J.
Judgment Date19 June 2012
Neutral Citation[2012] IESC 37
Date19 June 2012
Docket Number[2009 No. 259 EXT]

[2012] IESC 37

THE SUPREME COURT

Denham C.J.

Murray J.

Hardiman J.

Fennelly J.

O'Donnell J.

[Record No: 98/2011
Min for Justice v Tobin
Between/
Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform
Applicant/Respondent

and

Ciarán Tobin
Respondent/Appellant

EUROPEAN ARREST WARRANT ACT 2003 S16

CONSTITUTION ART 6

CONSTITUTION ART 34

CONSTITUTION ART 37

EUROPEAN ARREST WARRANT ACT 2003 S5

CONSTITUTION ART 40.1

CONSTITUTION ART 41

CONSTITUTION ART 42

EUROPEAN CONVENTION ON HUMAN RIGHTS & FUNDAMENTAL FREEDOMS ART 8

MIN FOR JUSTICE v TOBIN 2008 4 IR 42

EUROPEAN ARREST WARRANT ACT 2003 S10

CRIMINAL JUSTICE (MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS) ACT 2009 S6

INTERPRETATION ACT 2005 S27

EUROPEAN ARREST WARRANT ACT 2003 S37

EUROPEAN ARREST WARRANT ACT 2003 S11

EUROPEAN UNION COUNCIL FRAMEWORK DECISION 13.6.2002 (EUROPEAN ARREST WARRANT ACT 2003) ART 1(2)

EUROPEAN UNION COUNCIL FRAMEWORK DECISION 13.6.2002 (EUROPEAN ARREST WARRANT ACT 2003) ART 3

EUROPEAN UNION COUNCIL FRAMEWORK DECISION 13.6.2002 (EUROPEAN ARREST WARRANT ACT 2003) ART 4

EUROPEAN UNION COUNCIL FRAMEWORK DECISION 13.6.2002 (EUROPEAN ARREST WARRANT ACT 2003) ART 5

EUROPEAN UNION COUNCIL FRAMEWORK DECISION 13.6.2002 (EUROPEAN ARREST WARRANT ACT 2003) ART 1

TREATY ON EUROPEAN UNION ART 6

BOLGER v O'TOOLE & ORS UNREP SUPREME 2.12.2002 2002/4/725

AG v GIBSON (ORSE VALENTINE) UNREP SUPREME 10.6.2004 2004/3/528

OFFICE OF THE PROSECUTOR GENERAL OF TURIN v BARONE UNREP 19.11.2010 2010 EWHC 3004 (ADMIN)

EXTRADITION PROCEEDINGS AGAINST GOICOECHEA, IN RE (VIEW OF ADVOCATE GENERAL) UNREP 6.8.2008 2008 ECR I-6307

STATE (O'CALLAGHAN) v O HUADHAIGH 1977 IR 42

MCMAHON v LEAHY 1984 IR 525 1985 ILRM 422

CONSTITUTION ART 40

PINE VALLEY DEVELOPMENTS LTD & ORS v MIN FOR THE ENVIRONMENT & ORS 1987 IR 23 1987 ILRM 747

BUCKLEY & ORS (SINN FEIN) v AG & POWER 1950 IR 67

COSTELLO v DPP & AG 1984 IR 436

INTERPRETATION ACT 2005 S27(1)(B)

INTERPRETATION ACT 2005 S27(1)(C)

CRIMINAL PROCEEDINGS AGAINST PUPINO, IN RE 2006 QB 83 2005 3 WLR 1102 2006 AER (EC) 142 2005 ECR I-5285 2005 2 CMLR 63

SLOAN v CULLIGAN 1992 1 IR 223

MIN FOR JUSTICE v BAILEY UNREP SUPREME 1.3.2012 2012 IESC 16

TRANSFER OF EXECUTION OF SENTENCES ACT 2005 S7(1)

TRANSFER OF EXECUTION OF SENTENCES ACT 2005 S7(2)

EUROPEAN UNION COUNCIL FRAMEWORK DECISION 13.6.2002 (EUROPEAN ARREST WARRANT ACT 2003) ART 4(6)

MIN FOR JUSTICE v GHEORGHE UNREP SUPREME 18.11.2009 2009/39/9656 2009 IESC 76

MIN FOR JUSTICE v TOBIN UNREP PEART 11.2.2011 2011/37/10424 2011 IEHC 72

MIN FOR JUSTICE v SULEJ UNREP PEART 24.4.2007 2007/41/8537 2007 IEHC 132

EUROPEAN UNION COUNCIL FRAMEWORK DECISION 13.6.2002 (EUROPEAN ARREST WARRANT ACT 2003) ART 4(7)

EUROPEAN UNION COUNCIL FRAMEWORK DECISION 13.6.2002 (EUROPEAN ARREST WARRANT ACT 2003) ART 8(1)

EUROPEAN ARREST WARRANT ACT 2003 (DESIGNATED MEMBER STATES) (NO 3) ORDER 2004 SI 206/2004

EUROPEAN ARREST WARRANT ACT 2003 S4

EUROPEAN UNION COUNCIL FRAMEWORK DECISION 13.6.2002 (EUROPEAN ARREST WARRANT ACT 2003) ART 32

EUROPEAN ARREST WARRANT ACT 2003 S10(D)

MIN FOR JUSTICE v ALTARAVICIUS (NO 2) 2007 2 IR 265 2006/39/8325 2006 IEHC 270

CRIMINAL JUSTICE (MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS) ACT 2009 (COMMENCEMENT) (NO 3) ORDER 2009 SI 330/2009

CRIMINAL JUSTICE (MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS) ACT 2009 PART II

MIN FOR JUSTICE v ADACH 2010 3 IR 402 2010/34/8606 2010 IESC 33

EUROPEAN ARREST WARRANT ACT 2003 S11(1A)(G)(iii)

INTERPRETATION ACT 2005 S27(1)

INTERPRETATION ACT 2005 S27(2)

INTERPRETATION ACT 2005 S4

INTERPRETATION ACT 2005 S2

J WOOD & CO LTD v WICKLOW CO COUNCIL 1995 1 ILRM 51 1994/11/3153

MCKONE ESTATES LTD v DUBLIN CO COUNCIL 1995 2 ILRM 283 1995/10/2858

HOSIE v KILDARE CO COUNCIL & ATHY (NO 1) RURAL DISTRICT COUNCIL 1928 IR 47

M (L) v JUDGE DEVALLY 1997 2 ILRM 369 1997/10/3215

INTERPRETATION ACT 1889 S38(2)

INTERPRETATION ACT 1937 S21

DODD & CUSH STATUTORY INTERPRETATION IN IRELAND 2008 78

KAY v GOODWIN 130 ER 1403 1830 6 BING 576

INTERPRETATION ACT 1889 S38

ILLEGITIMATE CHILDREN (AFFILIATION ORDERS) ACT 1930 S10(4)

FAMILY LAW (MAINTENANCE OF SPOUSES & CHILDREN) ACT 1976

STATUS OF CHILDREN ACT 1987 S18

INTERPRETATION ACT 1937 S21(1)(C)

EUROPEAN COMMUNITIES ACT 1972 S2(1)

EUROPEAN UNION ACT 2009

CRILLY v T & J FARRINGTON LTD & O'CONNOR 2001 3 IR 251

TREATY ON EUROPEAN UNION ART 34(2)(B)

MIN FOR JUSTICE v ALTARAVICIUS (NO 1) 2006 3 IR 148 2006/39/8296 2006 IESC 23

MIN FOR JUSTICE v STAPLETON 2008 1 IR 669 2008 1 ILRM 267 2007/41/8499 2007 IESC 30

EUROPEAN ARREST WARRANT ACT 2003 S2A

CRIMINAL JUSTICE (TERRORIST OFFENCES) ACT 2005 S72

EUROPEAN ARREST WARRANT ACT 2003 S11(1A)

EUROPEAN CONVENTION ON HUMAN RIGHTS & FUNDAMENTAL FREEDOMS ART 6(1)

DORENE LTD & DORENE SEPARATES LTD v SUEDES (IRL) LTD 1981 IR 312 1982 ILRM 126 1982/4/707

HENDERSON v HENDERSON 1843 3 HARE 100 67 ER 313 1843-60 AER 378

A (A) v MEDICAL COUNCIL 2003 4 IR 302 2004 1 ILRM 372 2003/1/49

JOHNSON v GORE WOOD & CO (A FIRM) (NO 1) 2002 2 AC 1 2001 2 WLR 72 2001 1 AER 481

WOODHOUSE v CONSIGNIA PLC; STELIOU v COMPTON 2002 1 WLR 2558 2002 2 AER 737 2002 CP REP 42

GAIRY & ANOR v AG OF GRENADA 2002 1 AC 167 2001 3 WLR 779

HANDLEY A CLOSER LOOK AT HENDERSON v HENDERSON 2002 118 LQR 397

VANTIVE HOLDINGS & ORS, IN RE 2010 2 IR 118 2009/57/14518 2009 IESC 69

GREENDALE DEVELOPMENTS LTD, IN RE (NO 3) 2000 2 IR 514 2001 1 ILRM 161 2000/9/3223

HAMBURG PUBLIC PROSECUTORS OFFICE (GERMANY) v ALTUN UNREP 2.3.2011 2011 EWHC 397 (ADMIN)

QUINN, STATE v RYAN & QUINN 1965 IR 70

O'CALLAGHAN, STATE v O HUADHAIGH 1977 IR 42

GREEN v UNITED STATES 1957 355 US 184

DPP v CULLEN UNREP CCA 15.10.2007 (EX TEMPORE)

MISUSE OF DRUGS ACT 1977 S15A

CRIMINAL JUSTICE (MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS) ACT 2009 S6(C)(ii)

MIN FOR JUSTICE v BRENNAN 2007 3 IR 732 2007/40/8282 2007 IESC 21

CRIMINAL JUSTICE (MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS) ACT 2009 S11

EUROPEAN ARREST WARRANT ACT 2003 S15

TRANSFER OF EXECUTION OF SENTENCES ACT 2005 S7

EUROPEAN UNION COUNCIL FRAMEWORK DECISION 13.6.2002 (EUROPEAN ARREST WARRANT ACT 2003) ART 26

EUROPEAN ARREST WARRANT ACT 2003 S38(1)(A)

C (C) v IRELAND & ORS 2006 4 IR 1

ROAD TRAFFIC ACT 1961 S53

EUROPEAN UNION COUNCIL FRAMEWORK DECISION 13.6.2002 (EUROPEAN ARREST WARRANT ACT 2003) ART 2(2)

O'KEEFFE v O'TOOLE 2008 1 IR 227

WENTING v HIGH COURT OF VALENCIENNES (FRANCE) UNREP 15.12.2009 2009 EWHC 3528 (ADMIN)

EUROPEAN CONVENTION ON HUMAN RIGHTS & FUNDAMENTAL FREEDOMS ART 5

CHAOS v KINGDOM OF SPAIN 2010 NI 264 2010 NIQB 68

FULLER THE MORALITY OF LAW 2ED 1969 49

ANDERSSON v SWEDEN 2000 2 CMLR 191 1999 ECR I-3551

GAS INSULATED SWITCHGEAR CARTEL, IN RE; TOSHIBA CORP v URAD PRO OCHRANU HOSPODARSKE SOUTEZE 2012 4 CMLR 22

EUROPEAN UNION COUNCIL FRAMEWORK DECISION 13.6.2002 (EUROPEAN ARREST WARRANT ACT 2003) ART 31

EXTRADITION PROCEEDINGS AGAINST GOICOECHEA, IN RE 2008 ECR I-6307 2008 3 CMLR 40

ADDITIONAL PROTOCOL TO THE CONVENTION ON THE TRANSFER OF SENTENCED PERSONS 18.12.1997 ART 2

MIN FOR JUSTICE v O FALLUIN (ORSE FALLON) 2011 2 ILRM 1 2010/35/8816 2010 IESC 37

A (A) v MEDICAL COUNCIL 2002 3 IR 1 2001/15/4090

CRIMINAL JUSTICE (ADMINISTRATION) ACT 1924 S12

EUROPEAN CONVENTION ON HUMAN RIGHTS & FUNDAMENTAL FREEDOMS ART 6

LOCAL GOVT (PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT) ACT 1982 S6

PINE VALLEY DEVELOPMENTS LTD & ORS v IRELAND 1992 14 EHRR 319

MCMAHON v LEAHY 1984 IR 525 1985 ILRM 422

MCGLINCHEY v WREN 1982 IR 154 1983 ILRM 169 1982/15/3087

EXTRADITION (EUROPEAN CONVENTION ON THE SUPPRESSION OF TERRORISM) ACT 1987

A v GOVERNOR OF ARBOUR HILL PRISON 2006 4 IR 88

STATE (TRIMBOLE ORSE HANBURY) v GOVERNOR OF MOUNTJOY PRISON 1985 IR 550 1985 ILRM 465

EXTRADITION ACT 1965 PART II

HOWARD & ORS v CMRS OF PUBLIC WORKS IN IRELAND & ORS (NO 3) 1994 3 IR 394 1994 2 ILRM 301 1994/10/3057

HOWARD & ORS v CMRS OF PUBLIC WORKS IN IRELAND (NO 1) 1994 1 IR 101

STATE AUTHORITIES (DEVELOPMENT & MANAGEMENT) ACT 1993 S2

EUROPEAN ARREST WARRANT ACT 2003 S42(C)

CRIMINAL JUSTICE (TERRORIST OFFENCES) ACT 2005 S83

WILSON v FIRST COUNTY TRUST LTD (NO 2) 2004 1 AC 816 2003 3 WLR 568 2003 4 AER 97

CHIEF ADJUDICATION OFFICER & ANOR v MAGUIRE 1999 1 WLR 1778 1999 2 AER 859

BENNION STATUTORY INTERPRETATION: A CODE 4ED 2002

GREENBERG CRAIES ON LEGISLATION 9ED 2008 PARA 14.4.12

SIMPLE IMPORTS LTD & SEVEN IMPORTS LTD v REVENUE CMRS & ORS 2000 2 IR 243 1999/23/7430

CONSTITUTION ART 40.4

CURTIN v CLERK OF DAIL EIREANN & ORS 2006 2 IR 556 2006 2 ILRM 99 2006/13/2692 2006 IESC 14

ABBOTT v MIN FOR LANDS 1895 AC 425

M (L) v JUDGE DEVALLY 1997 2 ILRM 369 1997/10/3215

MIN FOR JUSTICE v AAMOND UNREP PEART 24.11.2006 2006/39/8277 2006 IEHC 382

AAMAND v JUDGE SMITHWICK & AG 1995 1 ILRM 61 1994/8/2009

EXTRADITION LAW

European arrest warrant

Surrender - Second surrender application - Abuse of process - Separation of powers - Fair procedures - Family rights - Right to finality in litigation - Amending legislation - Delay - Vested rights - Previous surrender application refused on grounds that respondent had not "fled" - "Fled" requirement removed by amending legislation - Amending legislation not published at time of issue of warrant - Whether abuse of process - Whether infringement of right acquired from previous court decisions - Whether presumption that right not to be infringed rebutted by intention of Oireachtas evident from legislation - Whether contrary interpretation required to conform with European Union legislation - Whether surrender can be ordered for offences committed prior to accession to European Union - Whether sentence properly set forth in warrant - Whether application should be refused on grounds of delay - Whether correspondence with offence in State - European law - Interpretation - Framework decision - Conforming interpretation - European arrest warrant - Whether amendment applicable to persons who successfully challenged surrender application on grounds of requirement now removed -...

To continue reading

Request your trial
35 cases
  • Minister for Justice and Equality v Schoppik
    • Ireland
    • High Court
    • 8 October 2018
    ...no bar on bringing a fresh application to the court for surrender of the respondent: ( Minister for Justice and Equality v. Tobin [2012] 4 I.R. 147, Minister for Justice and Equality v J.A.T. (No 2) [2016] IESC 17, Bolger v. O'Toole & Bolger v. Haughton [2008] IESC 38). In Minister for ......
  • A v Minister for Justice & Equality, S v Minister for Justice & Equality, I v Minister for Justice & Equality
    • Ireland
    • Supreme Court
    • 8 December 2020
    ...of Humphreys J. in S.G. (Albania) and O'Donnell J. in the case of Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform v. Tobin (No. 2) [2012] 4 IR 147 at pp. 352-3, and observed as follows: “In my judgment, the right asserted by the applicant here, if accepted as a vested right, would deprive the......
  • Minister for Justice and Equality v Ferenc Horváth
    • Ireland
    • High Court
    • 5 November 2013
    ...JUSTICE v GHERINE UNREP EDWARDS 30.11.2012 2012/26/7684 2012 IEHC 535 MIN FOR JUSTICE v TOBIN (NO 2) UNREP SUPREME 19.6.2012 2012/28/8166 2012 IESC 37 BOLGER v O'TOOLE & ORS UNREP SUPREME 2.12.2002 2002/4/725 KROMBACH v FRANCE UNREP 13.2.2001 2001 ECHR 88 (APPLICATION NO 29731/96) EUROP......
  • Minister for Justice v D.S.
    • Ireland
    • High Court
    • 9 June 2015
    ...a feature of the Gorman case and indeed the case of Aamond and the case of Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform v. Tobin (No. 2) [2012] IESC 37, is that surrender was refused in circumstances where there had been a previous attempt at surrender. He said that it is clear, however, t......
  • Request a trial to view additional results
1 firm's commentaries
  • High Court Ruling On Effect Of Repealed Legislation
    • Ireland
    • Mondaq Ireland
    • 27 March 2013
    ...and Supreme Courts in Start Mortgages v Gunn & Ors., [2011] IEHC 275, and in Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform v Tobin, [2012] IESC 37, respectively. These decisions were to the effect that, in order for a right to sue after repeal of legislation to be acquired before repeal......

VLEX uses login cookies to provide you with a better browsing experience. If you click on 'Accept' or continue browsing this site we consider that you accept our cookie policy. ACCEPT