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United States Department of State / Papers relating to the foreign relations of the United States, with the annual message of the president transmitted to Congress December 2, 1902
(1902)

Servia,   pp. 938-942 PDF (313.3 KB)


Page 938

a The Servian text, in Russian characters, is necessarily omitted in print.
938SER VIA. 
TREATY BETWEEN THE UNITED STATES AND SERVIA FOR THE 
MUTUAL EXTRADITION OP FUGITIVES FROM JUSTICE.a 
Signed at Belgrade, October 25, 1901. 
Ratification advised by the Senate, January 27, 1902. 
Ratified by the President, March 7, 1902. 
Ratified by Servia, March 17, 1902. 
Ratifications exchanged at Belgrade, May 13, 1902. 
Proclaimed May 17, 1902. 
Br THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA. 
A PROCLAMATION. 
 Whereas a Treaty between the United States of America and Servia providing
for the extradition of fugitives from justice was concluded and signed by
their respective Plenipotentiaries at Belgrade on the twenty-fifth (twelfth)
day of October, one thousand nine hundred and one, the original of which
Treaty, being in the English and Servian languages, is word for word as follows:
 The United States of America and His Majesty the King of Servia, being desirous
to confirm their friendly relations and to promote the cause of Justice,
have resolved to conclude a treaty for the extradition of fugitives from
justice between the United States of America and the Kingdom of Servia, and
have appointed for that purpose the following Plenipotentiaries: 
 The President of the United States of America, Charles S. Francis, Envoy
Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary to His Majesty the King of Servia.
 His Majesty the King of Servia, M. Michel V. VouItch, President of His Council
of Ministers, Minister for Foreign Affairs, Senator, Grand Officer of the
Order of Milosh the Great, Grand Cross of the Order of Takovo, Officer of
the Order of the White Eagle etc. etc., who, after having communicated to
each other their respective full powers, found in good and due form, have
agreed upon and concluded the following articles: 
ARTICLE I. 
 The Government of the United States and the Government of Servia mutually
agree to deliver up persons who, having been charged with or convicted of
any of the crimes and offenses specified in the following article, committed
within the jurisdiction of one of the high contracting parties, shall seek
an asylum or 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 


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