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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 939

 SERVIA. 939 
or person so charged shall be found, would justify his or her apprehension
and commitment for trial if the crime or offense had been committed there.
ARTICLE II. 
Extradition shall be granted for the following crimes and offenses: 
 1. Murder, comprehending assassination, parricide, infanticide, and poisoning;
attempt to commit murder; manslaughter, when voluntary. 
 2. Arson. 
 3. Robbery, defined to be the act of feloniously and forcibly taking from
person of another money or goods, by violence or putting him in fear; burglary,
defined to he the act of breaking, and entering by night, into the dwelling
house of another, with intent to commit felony; housebreaking or shopbreaking.
 4. Forgery, or the utterance of forged papers; the forgery or falsification
of official acts of government, of public authorities, or of courts of justice,
or the utterance of the thing forged or falsified. 
 5. The counterfeiting, falsifying or altering of money, whether coin or
paper, or of instruments of debt created by national, state, plovinchu!,
~ municipal go~ einments, om of oupons theieof, oi of banknotes, or the utterance
or circulation of the same; or the counterfeiting, falsifying or altering
of seals, dies or stamps of state; of postage and revenue stamps. 
 6. Embezzlement by public officers; embezzlement by persons hired or salaried,
to the detriment of their employers; larceny; obtaining money, valuable securities
or other property by false pretenses, or receiving money, valuable securities
or other property, knowing the same to have been embezzled, stolen or fraudulently
obtained, when such act is made criminal by the laws of both countries and
the amount of money or the value of the property fraudulently obtained or
received, is not less than two hundred dollars or one thousand francs in
gold. 
 7.. Fraud or breach of trust by a bailee, banker, agent, factor, trustee,
or other person acting in a fiduciary capacity, or director or member or
officer of any company, when such act is made criminal by the laws of both
countries and the amount of money or ~be value of the property misappropriated
is not less than two hundred dollars or one thousand francs in gold. 
8. Perjury; subornation of perjury. 
 9. Rape; abduction; kidnapping. 
 10. Wilful and unlawful destruction or obstruction of railroads which endangers
human life. 
 11. Crimes committed at sea: 
 a. Piracy, by statute or by the law of nations. 
 h. Revolt, or conspiracy to revolt, by two or more persons on board a ship
on the high seas against the authority of the master. 
 c. Wrongfully sinking or destroying a vessel at sea, or attempting to do
so. 
 d. Assaults on board a ship on the high seas with ii~tent to do grievous
bodily harm. 
 12. Crimes and offenses against the laws of the United States of America
for the suppression of slavery and slave trading. 
Extradition is also to t~mke place for participation in any of the crimes


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