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The Australian Government has made changes to functions overseen by the Attorney-General's Department and Department of Home Affairs. These changes involve the transfers of:

  • identity and biometrics functions into the Attorney-General's Department
  • protective security policy and government and major event security functions to the Department of Home Affairs.

Fact sheet—Waiver of Extradition

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In Australia, once a person is remanded in custody or on bail, the person can elect to waive the extradition process. Information about the process of incoming and outgoing extradition requests, and provisional arrest requests.