Canadian Treaty Series
DECLARATION AMENDING ARTICLE XI OF THE TREATY BETWEEN GREAT BRITAIN AND AUSTRIA-HUNGARY, OF DECEMBER 3, 1873, FOR THE MUTUAL SURRENDER OF FUGITIVE CRIMINALS
As it is considered necessary by the Government of Great Britain and Ireland and by the Governments of Austria and Hungary to extend the period of fourteen days fixed in Article XI of the Treaty for the mutual surrender of criminals, concluded on the 3rd December, 1873, between Her late Majesty the Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, Empress of India, &c., on one side, and His Majesty the Emperor of Austria, King of Bohemia, &c., and Apostolic King of Hungary, on the other, the respective Plenipotentiaries, undersigned, have agreed that the last paragraph of Article XI of the said Treaty of Extradition shall be altered as follows:
"Provided, however, that he shall be discharged if, within the shortest time possible, and at the utmost within one month, a requisition for his surrender in accordance with the terms of Article IX of this Treaty be not made by the Diplomatic Representative of the State which requests his extradition".
The present Declaration shall have the same force and duration as the Extradition Treaty of the 3rd December, 1873, to which it relates.
The present Declaration shall be ratified, and the ratifications shall be exchanged as soon as possible at London.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF the respective Plenipotentiaries have signed the same and have affixed thereto the seal of their arms.
DONE in duplicate at London, the 26th day of June 1901.
FOR GREAT BRITAIN AND IRELAND
His Britannic Majesty's Principal Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs
FOR AUSTRIA AND FOR HUNGARY,
The Austro-Hungarian Ambassador