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Citation : Unofficial version CTS 1952 No. 12 / Version non officielle RTC 1952 No 12
Date of entry into force : 1900-12-13
Languages : en
Source : Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada / Ministère des Affaires étrangères et du Commerce international Canada
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E101324 - CTS 1952 No.12

 

SUPPLEMENTARY CONVENTION BETWEEN HER MAJESTY AND THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA FOR THE MUTUAL EXTRADITION OF FUGITIVE CRIMINALS (Enlarging list of crimes)

 

Her Majesty the Queen of Great Britain and Ireland and the President of the United States of America, being desirous of enlarging the list of crimes on account of which extradition may be granted under the Convention concluded between Her Britannic Majesty and the United States on the 12th July, 1889, with a view to the better administration of justice and the prevention of crime in their respective territories and jurisdictions, have resolved to conclude a Supplementary Convention for this purpose, and have appointed as their Plenipotentiaries, to wit:

Her Majesty the Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, His Excellency the Right Honourable Lord Pauncefote, Knight Grand Cross of the Most Honourable Order of the Bath, Knight Grand Cross of the Most Distinguished Order of St. Michael and St. George, and Her Majesty’s Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the United States; and

The President of the United States, the Honourable John Hay, Secretary of State of the United States;

Who, after having communicated to each other their respective full powers, which were found to be in due and proper form, have agreed to and concluded the following Articles:

 

ARTICLE I

The following crimes are added to the list of crimes numbered 1 to 10 in the first Article of the said Convention of the 12th July, 1889, on account of which extradition may be granted, that is to say:

11.       Obtaining money, valuable securities, or other property by false pretences.

12.       Wilful and unlawful destruction or obstruction of railroads which endangers human life.

13.       Procuring abortion.

 

ARTICLE II

The present Convention shall be considered as an integral part of the said Extradition Convention of the 12th July, 1889, and the first Article of the last-mentioned Convention shall be read as if the list of crimes therein contained had originally comprised the additional crimes specified, and numbered 11 to 13 in the first Article of the present Convention.

The present Convention shall be ratified, and the ratifications shall be exchanged either at London or Washington as soon as possible.

It shall come into force ten days after its publication, in conformity with the laws of the High Contracting Parties, and it shall continue and terminate in the same manner as the said Convention of the 12th July, 1889.

 

IN TESTIMONY WHEREOF the respective Plenipotentiaries have signed the present Convention in duplicate, and have thereunto affixed their seals.

DONE at Washington, this 13th day of December, 1900.

 

Pauncefote

John Hay