Somchai Liangsiriprasert v United States of America

JurisdictionUK Non-devolved
Judgment Date02 July 1990
Date02 July 1990
CourtPrivy Council
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97 cases
  • R v Latif (Khalid)
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal (Criminal Division)
    • 10 March 1994
    ...by some as agent provocateurs. 32There are two leading cases on abuse of process in this context. The first is Somchai Liangsiriprasert v. Government of United States of America [1991] 92 Cr.App.R. 77. There the United States sought extradition of a Thai national from Hong Kong. One of its......
  • Lipohar v R
    • Australia
    • High Court
    • Invalid date
  • R v Naini
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal (Criminal Division)
    • 22 April 1999
    ...of whisky in the Lebanon. 49 Next it is necessary to make reference to the decision of the Privy Council in Liangsiriprasert v Government of the United States of America [1991] 1 AC 225. This appeal arose out of a conspiracy outside Hong Kong with the intention of committing (as it was assu......
  • R v Latif ; R v Shahzad (Conjoined Appeals)
    • United Kingdom
    • House of Lords
    • Invalid date
    ...Lordships' attention to observations of Lord Griffiths inSomchaiLiangsiriprasert v. Government of United States of America and Another [1991] 1 AC 225 [1991] 1 A.C. 225. Lord Griffiths said (at pp. 242-243): "It is notoriously difficult to apprehend those at the centre of the drug trade: it......
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  • Table of cases
    • Canada
    • Irwin Books International & Transnational Criminal Law. Third Edition
    • 25 June 2020
    ...the Threat or Use of Nuclear Weapons, [1996] ICJ Rep 226 ..............81 Liangsiriprasert v Government of the United States of America, [1991] 1 AC 225 (PC)............................................................................525, 527 Libman v The Queen, [1985] 2 SCR 178, 21 DLR (4th......
  • Table of Cases
    • Canada
    • Irwin Books Transnational and Cross-Border Criminal Law. Canadian Perspectives Part VI. Inter-State Cooperation and Enforcement
    • 12 September 2023
    ...Carrying Co v Asiatic Petroleum Co, [1915] AC 705 (HL) ........................ 329 Liangsiriprasert v United States of America, [1991] 1 AC 225......................................183 Libman v he Queen, [1985] 2 SCR 178..........11, 57–58, 147, 151, 153, 155, 156–57, 158, 160, 164, 175–76......
  • Recent Judicial Decisions
    • United Kingdom
    • Police Journal: Theory, Practice and Principles No. 75-3, November 2002
    • 1 November 2002
    ...of an offence under s. 170(2),DPP vStonehouse [1977] 2 All ER 909 and dictum ofLord Griffiths in Liangsiriprasert v US Government[1990] 2 All ER 866 at 877 applied.The court said that though no court would readily approve oftrickery and deception being used, there were some circum-stances i......
  • Transnational Crimes of Domestic Concern
    • Canada
    • Irwin Books International & Transnational Criminal Law. Third Edition
    • 25 June 2020
    ...the wording in that section. 219 [1973] AC 807. 220 Ibid at 832–33. 221 Liangsiriprasert v Government of the United States of America , [1991] 1 AC 225 at 251C (PC) [ Liangsiriprasert ]. See also R v Bow Street Metropolitan Stipendiary Magistrate, Ex parte Pinochet Ugarte (No 3) , [1999] 2 ......
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