Extradition Reform Act of 1981: Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Crime of the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, Ninety-seventh Congress, Second Session, on H.R. 5227 ... January 26 and February 3, 1982

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1983 - 486 pages
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Page 282 - ... murder, or assault with intent to commit murder, or piracy, or arson, or robbery, or forgery, or the utterance of forged paper, committed within the jurisdiction of either, shall seek an asylum, or shall be found within the territories of the other...
Page 275 - ... submit the case to its competent authorities for the purpose of prosecution. Those authorities shall take their decision in the same manner as in the case of any ordinary offence of a serious nature under the law of that State.
Page 57 - Prominent on the surface of any case held to involve a political question is found a textually demonstrable constitutional commitment of the issue to a coordinate political department; or a lack of judicially discoverable and manageable standards for resolving it; or the impossibility of deciding without an initial policy determination of a kind clearly for nonjudicial discretion...
Page 270 - If, on such hearing, he deems the evidence sufficient to sustain the charge under the provisions of the proper treaty or convention, he shall certify the same, together with a copy of all the testimony taken before him, to the Secretary of State, that a warrant may issue upon the requisition of the proper authorities of such foreign government, for the surrender of such person, according to the stipulations of the treaty or convention; 'and [186] he shall issue his warrant for the commitment of the...
Page 273 - Neither of the contracting parties shall be bound to deliver up its own citizens or subjects under the stipulations of this Convention.
Page 392 - A treaty which contains no provision regarding its termination and which does not provide for denunciation or withdrawal is not subject to denunciation or withdrawal unless: (a) it is established that the parties intended to admit the possibility of denunciation or withdrawal; or (b) a right of denunciation or withdrawal may be implied by the nature of the treaty. 2. A party shall give not less than twelve months' notice of its intention to denounce or withdraw from a treaty under paragraph 1.
Page 397 - A material breach of a treaty, for the purposes of this article, consists in : (a) a repudiation of the treaty not sanctioned by the present Convention; or (b) the violation of a provision essential to the accomplishment of the object or purpose of the treaty.
Page 221 - Magistrates, respectively, to the end that the evidence of criminality may be heard and considered...
Page 372 - French, both texts being equally authoritative. in a single copy which shall remain deposited in the archives of the Council of Europe. The Secretary General of the Council of Europe shall transmit certified copies to each member State of the Council of Europe and to any State invited to accede to this Protocol.
Page 237 - State, that the requisition for his surrender has in fact been made with a view to try or punish him for an offence of a political character...

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