Canadian Treaty Series
PROTOCOL BETWEEN GREAT BRITAIN AND URUGUAY, AMENDING THE TREATY OF MARCH 26, 1884, FOR THE MUTUAL EXTRADITION OF FUGITIVE CRIMINALS (TERM OF PROVISIONAL ARREST)
Monte Video, the 20th day of March, 1891, their Excellencies Mr. Ernest Mason Satow, Companion of the Most Distinguished Order of St. Michael and St. George, Her Britannic Majesty's Minister Resident and Consul-General, and Dr. Manuel Herrero y Espinosa, Minister of Foreign Affairs, having met together at the Ministry for Foreign Affairs, with the object of providing for the extension of the period stipulated in Article IX of the Treaty for the Extradition of Criminals in force between their respective countries, for the provisional arrest of persons charged with any of the crimes or offences specified in the said Treaty, and having exchanged their full powers, which were found to be in good and due form, have agreed to the following declaration, which shall be considered an integral part of the said international compact: -
"The period of 30 days fixed by Article IX of the Treaty for the Extradition of Criminals in force between the Oriental Republic of the Uruguay and Great Britain for the provisional arrest of persons charged with any of the crimes or offences specified the said Treaty, being thoroughly recognized as insufficient, both Governments agree that the said period shall henceforth be fixed at 60 days."
IN WITNESS WHEREOF the said Plenipotentiaries have caused the present Protocol to be drawn up in duplicate, and have signed both copies, and thereto affixed their seals on the date above expressed.
Ernest Mason Satow
Manuel Herrero y Espinosa