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Disclosure Team 
Ministry of Justice 
102 Petty France  
London 
 
SW1H 9AJ 
 
 
 
xxxx.xxxxxx@xxxxxxx.xxx.xx 
Emmy Butlin 
 
xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx.xxx 
6 July 2021 
 
Dear Emmy Butlin, 
 
 
Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Request – 
210703008 
 
Thank you for your request dated 3 July 2021 in which you asked for the following 
information from the Ministry of Justice (MoJ):  
 
‘’On the 22 December 2017 A diplomatic note from the US requested Assange’s 
provisional arrest. In response Westminster Magistrate’s Court issued a warrant for 
his arrest. 
 
Mentioned in Paragraph 8k and 8l here: https://www.judiciary.uk/wp-

content/uploads/2021/01/USA-v-Assange-judgment-040121.pdf 
 
Could you please provide me with a copy of the Arrest Warrant.’  

 
The MoJ is required under section 10(1) of the FOIA to provide you with a response within 
20 working days. Therefore, we aim to provide you a response to your request by 2 August 
2021. 
 
Yours sincerely 
 
Knowledge and Information Liaison Officer 
London Regional Support Unit | HMCTS