India-UAE Extradition Treaty Comes into Effect

Published May 30th, 2000 - 02:00 GMT

An extradition treaty signed between India and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) came into force Monday with the exchange of the instrument of ratification between the two countries, reported the daily India Times Tuesday.  

According to the daily, the treaty includes mutual legal assistance in criminal matters and judicial cooperation in civil and commercial matters. 

Three agreements were signed between the two countries in New Delhi on October 25th last year. 

Under the treaty provisions, the two countries shall extradite any person found in their respective countries, accused or convicted of an extraditable offense, said the daily.  

It will also have retrospective effect and the extradition will be possible irrespective of whether the crime was committed before or after the entry into force of the treaty - Albawaba.com  

 

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