International Law; A Simple Statement Of Its Principles

Paperback | October 12, 2012

byHerbert Wolcott Bowen

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1896 edition. Excerpt: ...him. Requisitions must emanate from the government of the nation from which the criminal fled, and be presented by its diplomatic agent (or, if he is absent, by a consular officer) to the government of the nation, or to the governor of the colony, in which the criminal takes refuge. A duly authenticated copy (under seal and properly attested) of the sentence of the court in which the criminal was tried, or a similarly executed copy of the warrant for his arrest in the country where the crime is alleged to have been committed, and of the depositions upon which the warrant may have been issued, should accompany the requisition, which should state the offence in the very words of the treaty applicable to the fugitive. In case of haste, diplomatic agents are sometimes authorized by their government to secure, if possible, the arrest and provisional detention of fugitives from justice. Some treaties provide that the government to which the diplomatic agent presents a requisition shall issue a warrant or mandate for the arrest of the fugitive. Other treaties empower any competent judicial magistrate to arrest the fugitive upon complaint made under oath, and to hear the evidence, and to certify the same to his government in order that a warrant for the surrender of the fugitive may issue. It is held in the United States that, in the absence of any stipulation regarding who shall issue mandates, the judicial magistrates of the United States may do so without the authorization of the Executive. The warrant for surrender is issued by the duly authorized official of the government which is requested to surrender the fugitive. In the United States that official is the Secretary of State; in France it is the President; and in Great Britain, a...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1896 edition. Excerpt: ...him. Requisitions must emanate from the government of the nation from which the criminal fled, and be presented...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:34 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.07 inPublished:October 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217491804

ISBN - 13:9780217491808

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