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The action of extraditing a person accused or convicted of a crime.‘they fought to prevent his extradition to the US’count noun ‘emergency extraditions’
deportation, handover, repatriation, refoulement, expulsion, banishmentView synonyms
- ‘This is an issue of extradition which we say is peculiarly based on the exercise of the executive power.’
- ‘These are applications for writs of Habeas Corpus made in the context of extradition proceedings.’
- ‘The present case is concerned with extradition to stand trial in Canada.’
- ‘At that time there was no extradition treaty between this country and Bulgaria.’
- ‘For that reason English law has always required a degree of formality before extradition will be allowed.’
- ‘If it would be compatible, the judge must order extradition to the category 1 territory in question.’
- ‘Other factors, as well as the need to facilitate extradition, are at work.’
- ‘He has concluded that there is no statutory prohibition against extradition.’
- ‘No doubt more information will be put before the trial judge in the event of extradition taking place.’
- ‘Various jurisdictional issues, including extradition, are addressed by the Convention.’
- ‘If the court orders his extradition, Beggs has the right to appeal to the Supreme Court in the Hague.’
- ‘He can and must weigh what factors point away from extradition so that he does not violate Article 6.’
- ‘That has not so far, up till last Friday, reduced his resistance to extradition to that country.’
- ‘First, on the opening page of the chapter, there is a reference to deportation, not extradition.’
- ‘Self evidently, extradition contemplates trial in another jurisdiction according to the law there.’
- ‘The case before Judge Hoff was not one of high treason but one of unlawful extradition.’
- ‘The Court found that extradition to Pennsylvania in a capital case did not violate this standard.’
- ‘The applicant gave evidence supported by her lawyer as to the political reasons for seeking her extradition.’
- ‘He says that the failed extradition proceeding failed for commercial reasons.’
- ‘The starting point is that the Act of 1989 regulates at least three types of extradition.’
Mid 19th century: from French, from ex- ‘out, from’ + tradition ‘delivery’.
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