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ARTICLE 7.

A person who has been surrendered on account of one of the crimes or offenses mentioned in article 2 shall in no case be prosecuted and punished in the country in which his or her extradition has been granted, on account of a political crime or offense committed by him or her previous to his or her extradition, or on account of an act connected with such a political crime or offense, unless he or she has been at liberty to leave the country for one month after having been tried, and, in case of condemnation, for one month after having suffered his or her punishment, or having been pardoned.

An attempt against the life of the head of the government shall not be considered a political offense.

BOLIVIA.4

Extradition of fugitives from justice. April 21, 1900.

ARTICLE 6.

A fugitive criminal shall not be surrendered if the offense in respect of which his surrender is demanded be of a political character, or if he proves that the requisition for his surrender has, in fact, been made with a view to try or punish him for an offense of a political character.

No person surrendered by either of the high contracting parties to the other shall be triable or tried, or be punished, for any political crime or offense, or for any act connected therewith, committed previously to his extradition.

If any question shall arise as to whether a case comes within the provisions of this article, the decision of the authorities of the government on which the demand for surrender is made, or which may have granted the extradition, shall be final.

SWITZERLAND. Extradition of criminals. May 14, 1900.

ARTICLE 7.

Extradition shall not be granted for political crimes or offenses. No person surrendered under the present treaty, for a common crime, shali be prosecuted or punished for a political offense committed before his extradition.

4 Similar provisions exist in treaties with: Chile, Ertradition of criminals, April 17, 1900, article 6; Great Britain, Extradition convention, July 12, 1889, article 2.

If the question arises in a particular case, whether the offense committed is or is not of a political character, the authorities of the state upon which the demand is made shall decide.

BELGIUM. Mutual extradition of fugitives from justice. October 26,

1901.

ARTICLE 4. The provisions of this convention shall not be applicable to persons guilty of any political crime or offence or of one connected with such a crime or offence. A person who has been surrendered on account of one of the comon crimes or offences mentioned in article II shall consequently in no case be prosecuted and punished in the state to which his extradition has been granted on account of a political crime or offence committed by him previously to his extradition or on account of an act connected with such a political crime or offence, unless he has been at liberty to leave the country for one month after having been tried and, in case of condemnation, for one month after having suffered his punishment or having been pardoned.

An attempt against the life of the head of a foreign government or against that of any member of his family when such attempt comprises the act either of murder or assassination, or of poisoning, shall not be considered a political offence or an act connected with such an offence.

DENMARK."

Extradition of fugitives from justice. January 6, 1902.

ARTICLE 6.

A fugitive criminal shall not be surrendered if the offense in respect of which his surrender is demanded be of a political character, or if he proves that the requisition for his surrender has, in fact, been made with a view to try or punish him for an offense of a political character.

No person surrendered by either of the high contracting parties to the other shall be triable or tried, or be punished for any political crime or offense, or for any act connected therewith, committed previously to his extradition.

An attempt against the life of the head of either government, or against that of any member of his family, when such attempt comprises

5 A similar provision exists in the treaty wit! Cuba, Mutual extradition of fugitives from justice, April 6, 1904, article 6.

the act either of murder or assassination, or of poisoning, shall not be considered a political offense or an act connected with such offense.

If any question shall arise as to whether a case comes within the provisions of this Article, the decision of the authorities of the government on which the demand for surrender is made, or which may have granted the extradition, shall be final.

GUATEMALA. Mutual extradition of fugitives from justice. February

27, 1903.

ARTICLE 4. The provisions of this convention shall not be applicable to persons guilty of any political crime or offense or of one connected with such a crime or offense. A person who has been surrendered on account of one of the common crimes or offenses mentioned in article II shall consequently in no case be prosecuted and punished in the state to which his extradition has been granted on account of a political crime or offense committed by him previously to his extradition, or on account of an aer connected with such a political crime or offense, unless he has been at liberty to leave the country for one month after having been tried and, in case of condemnation, for one month after having suffered his punishment or having been pardoned.

An attempt against the life of the head of a foreign government or against that of any member of his family, when such attempt comprises the act either of murder or assassination, or of poisoning, shall not be considered a political offense or an act connected with such an offense.

SPAIN. Extradition. June 15, 1904.

ARTICLE 3. (In its final form as amended by the protocol signed August 13, 1907.)

The provisions of this convention shall not import claim of extradition for any crime or offence of a political character, nor for acts connected with such crimes or offences; and no person surrendered by or to either of the contracting parties in virtue of this convention shall be tried or punished for a political crime or offence. When the offence charged comprises the act either of murder or assassination or of poisoning, either consummated or attempted, the fact that the offence was committed or attempted against the life of the sovereign or head of a foreign state or against the life of any member of his family, shall not be deemed sufficient to sustain that such a crime or offence was of a political character, or was an act connected with crimes or offences of a political character.

6 A similar provision exists in the treaty with Luxemburg, Extradition of criminals, October 29, 1883, article 4.

Haiti. Mutual extradition of criminals. August 9, 1904.

ARTICLE 7. The provisions of the present treaty shall not apply to offenses of a political character. The assassination or poisoning of the head of a government, or any other attempt against the life of the head of a government, shall not be considered as a crime of a political character.

A person whose extradition shall have been granted on account of one of the crimes mentioned in article II of this convention shall not, in any case, be tried for a political offense or for an act connected with :1 political offense committed prior to the demand for extradition, unless such person has had abundant opportunity to quit the country during the month following that in which he was set at liberty either as a result of acquittal, expiration of his sentence, or pardon.

NICARAGUA. Extradition of criminals. March 1, 1905.

ARTICLE 4. The provisions of this convention shall not be applicable to persons guilty of any political crime of offense or of one connected with such a crime or offense. A person who has been surrendered on account of one of the common crimes or offenses mentioned in article II shall consequently in no case be prosecuted and punished in the state to which his extradition has been granted on account of a political crime or offense committed by him previously to his extradition, or on account of an act connected with such a political crime or offense, unless he has been at liberty to leave the country for one month after having been tried and, in case of condemnation, for one month after having suffered his punishment or having been pardoned.

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Political crimes and misdemeanors are expressly excepted from the present treaty.

A person whose surrender has been granted shall not in any case be either prosecuted or punished for any political crime or act connected therewith, committed previous to the extradition.

Neither shall he be prosecuted or punished for any crime committed previous to that on which the surrender is based, unless the nation of which the demand is made so grants.

If any question shall arise as to whether a case comes within the provisions of this article, the decision of the authorities of the government on which the demand for surrender is made, or which may have granted the extradition shall be final.

SAN MARINO. Extradition. January 10, 1906.

ARTICLE 4. The provisions of this convention shall not be applicable to persons guilty of any political crime or offence or of one connected with such a crime or offence. A person who has been surrendered on account of one of the common crimes or offences mentioned in article II, shall consequently in no case be prosecuted and punished in the state to which his extradition has been granted on account of a political crime or offence committed by him previously to his extradition or on account of an act connected with such a political crime or offence, unless he has been at liberty to leave the country for one month after having been tried and, in case of condemnation, for one month after having suffered his punishment or having been pardoned.

PORTUGAL. Extradition. May 7. 1908.

ARTICLE 3.
(See page 163 of this Supplement.)

ARRANGEMENT BETWEEN THE UNITED STATES AND OTHER POWERS FOR

THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE INTERNATIONAL OFFICE OF PUBLIC

HEALTH

Signed at Rome, December 9, 1907; Ratified February 15, 1908;

Proclaimed, November 17, 1908.

The governments of Belgium, Brazil, Spain, the United States, the French Republic, Great Britain and Ireland, Italy, the Netherlands, Portugal, Russia, Switzerland, and the government of His Highness

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