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DowSING STREET, 25th July, 1901. SIR,— With reference to Lord Knutsford's circular despatch dated the 22nd April, 1890, forwarding an Order in Council giving effect to the convention of 12th July, 1889, between this country and the United States of America for the extradition of fugitive criminals, I have the honour to transmit to you, for publication in the colony, a copy of an Order of His Majesty the King in Council, dated the 26th June, 1901, giving effect to a supplementary convention between the United Kingdom and the United States of America for the same purpose, which was signed at Washington on the 13th December, 1900, and of which the ratifications were exchanged on the 22nd April, 1901.

It will be observed that by Article I. of the convention certain crimes are added to the list of crimes in the first Article of the 1889 convention on account of which extradition may be granted,

I have the honour to be, sir,
Your most obedient, humble servant,

J. CHAMBERLAIN.
The Officer Administering

the Government of Canada.

AT THE COURT AT SAINT JAMES'S, THE 26TH DAY OF

JUNE, 1901.

Present :

TIE KING'S MOST EXCELLENT MAJESTY.

Lord President.

Lord Steward.
Lord Privy Seal.

Lord Chamberlain.
Duke of Norfolk.

Lord Suffield.
Duke of Portland.

Mr. Ritchie.
Marquess of Dufferin and Ava.
HEREAS by the Extradition Acts, 1870 to 1895, it was amongst other

things enacted that, where an arrangement has been made with any foreign State with respect to the surrender to such State of any fugitive criminals, llis Majesty may, by Order in Council, direct that the said Acts shall apply in the case of such foreign State; and that "His Majesty may, by the same or any subsequent Order, limit the operation of the Order, and Extradition Convention-- United States of America.

restrict the same to fugitive criminals who are in or suspected of being in the part of Ilis Majesty's dominions specified in the Order, and render the operation thereof subject to such conditions, exceptions, and qualifications as may be deemed expedient.

And whereas a convention was concluded on the thirteenth day of December, one thousand, nine hundred, between Her late Majesty Queen Victoria and the President of the United States of America, for the mutual extradition of fugitive criminals, which convention is in the terms folloiring:

Her Majesty the Queen of Great Britain and Ireland and the President of the United States of America, being desirous of enlarging the list of crimes on account of which extradition may be granted under the convention concluded between Her Britannic Majesty and the United States on the twelfth July, one thousand eight hundred and eighty-nine, with a view to the better administration of justice and the prevention of crime in their respective territories and jurisdictions, have resolved to conclude a supplementary convention for this purpose, and have appointed as their plenipotentiaries, to wit:

Her Majesty the Qucen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, Ilis Excellency the Right Honourable Lord Pauncefote, Knight Grand Cross of the most Honourable Order of the Bath, Knight Grand Cross of the most Distinguished Order of Saint Michael and Saint George, and Her Majesty's Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the United States; and

The President of the United States, the Honourable John Ilay, Secretary of State of the United States ;

Who, after having communicated to each other their respective full powers, which were found to be in due and proper form, have agreed to and concluded the following articles :

ARTICLE I.

The following crimes are added to the list of crimes numbered one to ten in the first article of the said convention of twelfth July, one thousand eight hundred and eighty-nine, on account of which extradition may be granted, that is to say :

il. Obtaining money, valuable securities, or other property by false pretenses.

12. Wilful and unlawful destruction or obstruction of railroads which endangers human life.

13. Procuring abortion.

ARTICLE II.

The present convention shall be considered as an integral part of the said extradition convention of twelfth July, one thousand eight hundred and eighty-nine, and the first article of the last-mentioned convention shall be read as if the list of crimes therein contained had originally comprised the additional crimes specified, and numbered eleven to thirteen in the first article of the present convention.

The present convention shall be ratified, and the ratifications shall be exchanged either at London or Washington as soon as possible.

Extradition Convention, United States of America,

It shall come into force ten days after its publication, in conformity with the laws of the high contracting parties, and it shall continue and terminate in the same manner as the said convention of twelfth July, one thousand eight hundred and eighty-nine.

In testimony whereof the respective plenipotentiaries have signed the present convention in duplicate, and have thereunto atfixed their seals. Done at Washington, this thirteenth day of December, one thousand nine hundred.

(L.S.) PAUNCEFOTE.
(L.S.) JOHN HAY.

And whereas the ratifications of the said convention were exchanged at Washington on the twenty-second day of April, one thousand nine hundred and one :

Now, therefore, His Majesty, by and with the advice of His Privy Council, and in virtue of the authority committed to Him by the said recited Acts, doth order, and it is hereby ordered, that from and after the thirteenth day of July, one thousand nine hundred and one, the said Acts shall apply in the case of the United States and of the said convention with the President of the United States of America.

Provided always, that the operation of the said Acts shall be and remain suspended within the Dominion of Canada so long as an Act of the Parliament of Canada passed in one thousand eight hundred and eighty-six, and entitled “An Act respecting the extradition of Fugitive Criminals,” shall continue in force there, and no longer.

A. W. FITZROY.
Vide Canada Gazette, vol. xxxv., p. 407.

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DOWNING STREET, 23rd August, 1901. SIR,—I have the honour to transmit to you, for publication in the colony under your Government, a copy of an Order of His Majesty the King in Council, dated the 15th of June, 1901, for giving effect to the treaty between Her late Majesty Queen Victoria and His Majesty the King of Servia for the mutual extradition of fugitive criminals, signed at Belgrade on

6th December, 23rd November,

1900, the ratifications of which were exchanged at that city on the 13th March, 1901.

I have the honour to be, sir,
Your most obedient, humble servant,

J. CHAMBERLAIN. The Officer Administering

the Government of Canada.

Extradition Treaty-Servia.

AT THE COURT AT SAINT JAMES'S, THE 15TH DAY OF

JUNE, 1901.

Present :

THE KING'S MOST EXCELLENT MAJESTY.

Lord Privy Seal.
Duke of Richmond and Gordon.
Duke of Rutland.
Earl Waldegrave.

Earl Brownlow.
Lord Currie.
Mr. Gerard Noel.
Sir Dighton Probyn.

THEREAS by the Extradition Acts, 1870 to 1895, it is amongst other

things enacted that, where an arrangement has been made with any foreign State with respect to the surrender to such State of any fugitive criminals, His Majesty may, by Order in Council, direct that the said Acts shall apply in the case of such foreign State ; and that His Majesty may, by the same or any subsequent Order, limit the operation of the Order, and restrict the same to fugitive criminals who are in or suspected of being in the part of His Majesty's dominions specified in the Order, and render the operation thereof subject to such conditions, exceptions, and qualifications as may be deemed expedient.

And whereas a treaty was concluded on the sixth day of December, one thousand nine hundred, between Her late Majesty Queen Victoria and His Majesty the King of Servia, for the mutual extradition of fugitive criminals, which treaty is in the terms following :

Her Majesty the Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, Empress of India, and His Majesty the King of Servia, having judged it expedient, with a view to the better administration of justice and to the prevention of crime within their respective territories, that persons charged with or convicted of the crimes hereinafter enumerated, and being fugitives from justice, should, under certain circumstances, be reciprocally delivered up; the said high contracting parties have named as their plenipotentiaries to conclude a treaty for this purpose, that is to say :

Her Majesty the Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, Empress of India, Sir George Francis Bonham, a Baronet of the United Kingdom, ller Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary to IIis Majesty the King of Servia :

And His Majesty the King of Servia, His Excellency Monsieur Alexa S. Jovanovic, His President of the Council of Ministers, Minister for Foreign Affairs, Member of the Council of State, Grand Officer of the Order Milosh the Great, Grand Cross of the Order of Takovo, Officer of the Order of the White Eagle, Commander of the Order of St. Sava, Grand Cross of the Order of Osmanieh, &c., &c.

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