European Parliament Calls for Improvement of Implementation and Application of the European Arrest Warrant

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Friday, February 19, 2021
Author: 
Michael Plachta
Volume: 
37
Issue: 
2
Abstract: 

On January 20, 2021, the European Parliament (EP) adopted its resolution with recommendations to the European Commission on the implementation of the European Arrest Warrant (EAW) and the surrender procedures between Member States.[1] The resolution was based on a report submitted by the EP Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs.[2]



* Professor Plachta specializes in criminal law and international criminal law. He has authored numerous publication on a wide range of problems concerning law enforcement and international cooperation in criminal matters. He currently teaches criminal law and European criminal law at the University of Security in Poznan, Poland.

[1] European Parliament resolution of 20 January 2021 on the implementation of the European Arrest Warrant and the surrender procedures between Member States (2019/2207(INI)), P9_TA-PROV(2021)0006.

[2] European Parliament - Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs, Report <Titre>on the implementation of the European Arrest Warrant and the surrender procedures between Member States</Titre>

<DocRef>(2019/2207(INI)),  December 8, 2020, A9-0248/2020.