(1) A person may at any time notify the court that he or she consents to being surrendered to the extradition country for the extradition offence or extradition offences for which surrender is sought.
(2) If the person notifies the court of his or her consent to surrender under subsection (1), then, despite section 45 but subject to subsections (3) and (4) of this section, the court must—
(3) The court must not take the action in subsection (2) unless—
(4) Nothing in subsections (1) to (3) prevents a person whose case is referred to the Minister under section 48(1) from giving notice to the Minister after the court orders the detention of the person under section 46 that the person consents to surrender.
(5) If the court issues a warrant for the detention of a person under subsection (2)(b)(i), then subsections (2) and (3) of section 46 apply as if the person had been found eligible for surrender.
Compare: Extradition Act 1988 s 33A (Aust)
Section 53(2)(b)(i): amended, on 29 June 2009, by section 18 of the Summary Proceedings Amendment Act (No 2) 2008 (2008 No 41).
Section 53(2)(b)(i): amended, on 1 June 2005, by section 206 of the Corrections Act 2004 (2004 No 50).