Guideline 8 – extradition proceedings

Victoria Legal Aid (VLA) may make a grant of legal assistance in relation to the following types of proceedings under the Extradition Act 1988 (Cth):

  • extradition proceedings under section 19


  • an appeal under section 21 in relation to a section 19 order.

Documentary requirements

Applications under this guideline can only be submitted via the standard grants assessment process.

An in-house lawyer or a lawyer on the section 30 referral panel seeking a grant of legal assistance should submit an application via ATLAS for assessment, including all of the following documents: