Extradition treaty

Extradition treaty,

Definition of Extradition treaty:

  1. Bilateral, and usually reciprocal, treaty between sovereign states which (upon request) provides for the surrender of person(s) accused of a crime under the laws of the requesting state. Extradition may be barred for offenses other than those punishable in the surrendering state, and (commonly) its courts must be convinced that a prima facie criminal case exists.

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