Extradition

[Amendment] The Extradition (Amendment) Act, 1994 (An Act To Amend and Extend the Extradition Acts, 1965 to 1987) was an act passed by the Oireachtas, the national legislature of the Republic of Ireland. The Act restricted the use of the defence of `political offence` by defendants against extradition. ...
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extradition

[n] - the surrender of an accused or convicted person by one state or country to another (usually under the provisions of a statute or treaty)
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extradition

Surrender, by one state or country to another, of a person accused of a criminal offence in the state or country to which that person is extradited. When two nations are involved, extradition is...
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Extradition

Ex`tra┬Ědi'tion noun [ Latin ex out + traditio a delivering up: confer French extradition . See Tradition .] The surrender or delivery of an alleged criminal by one State or sovereignty to another having jurisdiction to try charge.
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extradition

noun the surrender of an accused or convicted person by one state or country to another (usually under the provisions of a statute or treaty)
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Extradition

• (n.) The surrender or delivery of an alleged criminal by one State or sovereignty to another having jurisdiction to try charge.
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extradition

in international law, the process by which one state, upon the request of another, effects the return of a person for trial for a crime punishable by ... [5 related articles]
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EXTRADITION

The process by which one state or country surrenders to another state, a person accused or convicted of a crime in the other state.
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extradition

extradition (ekstrudish'un) , delivery of a person, suspected or convicted of a crime, by the state where he has taken refuge to the state that asserts jurisdiction over him. Its purpose is to prevent criminals who flee a country from escaping punishment. Extradition first became a common policy...
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Extradition

The surrender by one state to another of a person charged with a crime. This surrender is made in response to the demand of the latter state that the accused be returned to face the charge.
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Extradition

n. Surrendering a person to another state or country by one state or country. The state requesting the right to prosecute usually makes the claim to the governor of the state where the accused is present. A Governor may refuse to extradite the person if he/she has proven that the prosecution is not warranted despite the constitutional mandate that ...
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Extradition

Extradition is the delivery of a person accused or convicted of a crime to the State on whose territory the crime was committed, by the State on whose territory the criminal happens to be.
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extradition

Surrender, by one state or country to another, of a person accused of a criminal offence in the state or country to which that person is extradited. When two nations are involved, extradition is usually governed by a treaty between the two countries concerned. A country usually will not allow extradition for political offences or an offence that it...
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Extradition

Extradition is the official process whereby one country transfers a suspected or convicted criminal to another country. Between countries, extradition is normally regulated by treaties. Where extradition is compelled by laws, such as among sub-national jurisdictions, the concept may be known more generally as rendition. It is an ancient mechanism,...
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extradition

Process by which one state or nation surrenders to another state or nation a person accused or convicted of a crime in the requesting state/nation.
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Extradition

Surrender by one state to another of a person accused or convicted of an offense outside its own territory and within territorial jurisdiction of the other, with the other state which is competent to try him/her, demanding his/her surrender.
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Extradition

When a state or country surrenders a person charged with a crime to the state or country that made the charge (literally, sends the person back). The rules and procedures for extradition are governed by international treaties, the U.S. Constitution, and U.S. federal and state laws. Occasionally a leader will refuse to extradite a person if satisfie...
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extradition

surrender of an accused by one state or country to another
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