Myles v Sreenan
 IEHC 198
THE HIGH COURT
EXTRADITION ACT 1965 S50
HANLON V FLEMING
FURLONG, STATE V KELLY
WYATT V MCLOUGHLIN
WILSON V SHEEHAN
SCOTT V METROPOLITAN POLICE COMMISSIONER
O'SULLIVAN V CONROY UNREP BARR 31.7.1997 1998/29/11761
CRIMINAL JUSTICE (ADMINISTRATION) ACT 1924 SCHED
EXTRADITION ACT 1965 S50(2)(bbb)
Extradition; applicant wanted in England on a charge of conspiracy to defraud; applicant's claim for release under section 50, Extradition Act, 1965, as amended; whether there was correspondence between allegations as set out in extradition warrant and any offence under Irish law; whether common law offence of conspiracy was carried over under the Constitution; whether delay rendered extradition unjust.
Held: Application refused.
Myles v. Assistant Commissioner of an Garda Síochána - High Court: Geoghegan J. - 13/10/1999 -
delivered on the 13th day of October, 1999.
This is a claim for release under Section 50 of the Extradition Act,1965, as amended. The Applicant is wanted in England on a charge of conspiracy to defraud. The Extradition Warrant issued from a Magistrates Court in London and contains the following particulars under the heading "alleged offence":-
"Between 1st May, 1989 and 31st March, 1990 within the jurisdiction of the Central Criminal Court for England and Wales conspired together with Clive James Smith, David Charles Wilkinson, Roger Anthony Jeffries and David Russell Crowe to defraud such persons as might be minded to subscribe for shares in Richmond Oil and Gas plc on or after 6th July, 1989 pursuant to an Offer for Sale of 20,000,000 new ordinary shares of 10p each at 105p ("the shares"), and such persons who might on or after 14th July, 1989 be minded to deal in the shares on the Stock Exchange,
(1) by dishonestly concurring in the issue of an Offer for Sale document which was false or misleading in material statements or omissions, namely in representing to professional advisers, the Stock Exchange and to the public that the Offer for Sale was fully underwritten in circumstances where the defendants knew or suspected that a number of the sub-underwriting companies with which they were connected could not or might not be able to meet all of any of their underwriting commitments and hence that the underwriting obligations of Corporate Broking Services might not be honoured; and
(2) by concealing from the Stock Exchange and from the market on or after 14th July, 1989 that:-
(a) thirteen of the sub-underwriting companies connected variously with the defendants and controlled by them had failed to honour their underwriting commitments in the total sum of £15,165,255;
(b) allotment letters in respect of the shares subscribed for by the said defaulting sub-underwriters had been issued as a result of the implementation of a fraudulent scheme designed to represent that the shares allotted to the said sub-underwriters had been paid for when in fact they had not;
(c) the supposed proceeds of sale of those shares which had been issued had not been passed to Richmond Oil and Gas plc. and were not available for the purposes stated at pages 5 and 6 of the Offer for Sale document;
(d) that despite the issue...
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