Court name
Supreme Court of Appeal of South Africa
Case number
888 of 2020

Kouwenhoven v Minister of Police and Others (888 of 2020) [2021] ZASCA 119 (22 September 2021);

Media neutral citation
[2021] ZASCA 119
Case summary:

Extradition Act 67 of 1962 – validity of arrest in terms of s 5(1)(b) of the Act – whether officials gave an undertaking not to arrest the appellant – whether any such undertaking was capable of binding the State – whether undertaking invalidates an arrest pursuant to an otherwise valid warrant.

Ponnan JA
Schippers JA
Kgoela AJA