Return Relating to Cases of Extradition of Prisoners Under Treaty Between Great Britain and the United States

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Page 51 - ... Magistrates, respectively, to the end that the evidence of criminality may be heard and considered ; and if, on such hearing, the evidence be deemed sufficient to sustain the charge, it shall be the duty of the examining Judge or Magistrate to certify the same to the proper executive authority, that a warrant may issue for the surrender of such fugitive. The expense of such apprehension and delivery shall be borne and defrayed by the Party who makes the requisition and receives the fugitive.
Page 42 - And whereas, it is found expedient for the better administration of justice and the prevention of crime within the territories and jurisdiction of the two parties respectively, that persons committing the crimes hereinafter enumerated , and being fugitives from justice, should, under certain circumstances, be reciprocally delivered up...
Page 4 - It is agreed that the United States and Her Britannic Majesty shall, upon mutual requisitions by them, or their ministers, officers, or authorities, respectively made, deliver up to justice all persons who, being charged with the crime of 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 51 - ... shall be found, within the territories of the other: provided that this shall only be done upon such evidence of criminality as, according to the laws of the place where the fugitive or 388 person so charged shall be found, would justify his apprehension and commitment for trial, if the crime or offence had there been committed...
Page 52 - ... may be brought before such Judges or other Magistrates respectively to the end that the evidence of criminality may be heard and considered...
Page 32 - ... courts cannot consider as criminal those acts of hostility which war authorizes, and which the new government may direct against its enemy...
Page 52 - ... copies of the depositions upon which an original warrant in any such foreign country may have been granted, certified under the hand of the person or persons issuing such warrant, and attested upon the oath of the party producing them to be true copies of the original depositions, may be received in evidence of the criminality of the person so apprehended.
Page 30 - And be it further enacted, That it shall be lawful for any justice of the peace, or for any constable...
Page 53 - Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, and in any of Her Majesty's Colonies or Possessions abroad for the Officer administering the Government of any such Colony or Possession, by Warrant under his hand and seal, to signify that such requisition has been so made, and to require all Justices of the Peace and...
Page 53 - Majesty, it shall be lawful for One of Her Majesty's Principal Secretaries...

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