extradition treaty


extradition treaty
agreement between two states concerning the handing over of fugitives or alleged criminals

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • extradition treaty — A treaty between two or more nations which provides for the extradition from each of the countries to any of the others of persons charged with specified offenses …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Extradition law in Australia — is the formal process under Australian law by which a fugitive found outside one jurisdiction is surrendered to the jurisdiction where an alleged offense has taken place for trial or punishment.Interstate extraditionThe power to extradite between …   Wikipedia

  • Extradition — is the official process by which one nation or state requests and obtains from another nation or state the surrender of a suspected or convicted criminal. Between nation states, extradition is regulated by treaties. Between sub national regions… …   Wikipedia

  • extradition — ex·tra·di·tion /ˌek strə di shən/ n [French, from Latin ex out + traditio act of handing over, from tradere to hand over]: the surrender of an accused usu. under the provisions of a treaty or statute by one sovereign (as a state or nation) to… …   Law dictionary

  • Extradition Act 2003 — Infobox UK Legislation short title=Extradition Act 2003 parliament=Parliament of the United Kingdom long title=An Act to make provision about extradition. statute book chapter=2003 c. 41 introduced by= territorial extent= royal assent=… …   Wikipedia

  • EXTRADITION — Biblical Sources EXTRADITION OF SLAVES The Torah relates directly to the issue of extradition in the context of a slave who flees from his slavery, prohibiting a person from returning to his master an escaped slave who is now in his custody: Do… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • extradition — /ek streuh dish euhn/, n. the surrender of an alleged fugitive from justice or criminal by one state, nation, or authority to another. [1830 40; < F; see EX 1, TRADITION] * * * Process by which one state, at the request of another, returns a… …   Universalium

  • Extradition law in the United States — is the formal process by which a fugitive found in one country or state is surrendered to another country or state for trial or punishment. For foreign countries the process is regulated by treaty and conducted between the Federal Government of… …   Wikipedia

  • extradition — [eks΄trə dish′ən] n. [Fr < L ex, out + traditio, a surrender: see TRADITION] the act of extraditing, as by treaty, a person accused or convicted of a crime …   English World dictionary

  • extradition — noun VERB + EXTRADITION ▪ avoid, escape ▪ It won t be easy for them to escape extradition. ▪ ask for, demand, request, seek ▪ …   Collocations dictionary


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