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Dutch court doubts legitimacy of Polish legal system, seeks EU advice

This content was published on July 31, 2020 - 13:23

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - A Dutch court said on Friday it would ask for a ruling from the top European Union court to determine whether it could extradite a Polish suspect.

The International Chamber of Amsterdam's District Court said in a statement it did not believe Polish courts were independent of the government and said it would not extradite a suspect in a drugs case until the Court of Justice of the European Union ruled it should do so.

(Reporting by Toby Sterling; Editing by Edmund Blair)

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