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Regina (Akarcay) v. Chief Constable of the West Yorkshire Police

United Kingdom, England.  03 February 2017 .

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  09 February 2023

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Relationship of international law and municipal law — Treaties — Treaty of Guarantee between United Kingdom, Turkey, Greece and Cyprus, 1960 — Need for incorporation of international treaties — Effect of United Nations Security Council Resolutions 541 and 550 in international and domestic law

Recognition — Recognition of Northern Cyprus — Non-recognition of Northern Cyprus by United Kingdom — Acts amounting to recognition — Co-operation with law enforcement authorities of unrecognized entity

Jurisdiction — European Arrest Warrant — Jurisdiction over individuals from unrecognized States — Jurisdiction for crimes committed within England and Wales — Jurisdiction under European Convention on Human Rights, 1950

Human rights — Human Rights Act 1998 — European Convention on Human Rights, 1950 — Article 3 of European Convention prohibiting torture and inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment — Article 6 of European Convention providing right to a fair trial — Conditions within prisons and courts of Northern Cyprus — Evidence relevant in European Convention on Human Rights claims — Extent of territorial jurisdiction — Whether claimant within jurisdiction of United Kingdom for purposes of European Convention — Whether claimant being granted permission to challenge provision of material to Northern Cyprus police on this ground — The law of England

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