Extradition: Procedure and Principles

  • Kanhaiya Singhal,
  • Rishabh Jain and Chetan Bhardwaj
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  • Kanhaiya Singhal

    Advocate-on-Record in Supreme Court of India

  • Rishabh Jain

    Advocate in India

  • Chetan Bhardwaj

    Advocate in India

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The Authors of the instant article seek to expound upon the law relating to extradition in India. The article also explains the doctrines which are the cornerstone of extradition recognized universally. The principles justifying the necessity to extradite a Fugitives to the Requesting State from the Requested State have been briefly elucidated. The Authors, being advocates within the territory of India, have had the opportunity to represent the concerned party(s) in certain cases pertaining to extradition of Fugitive Criminals outside India. India has entered into several Extradition treaties (47) and even Extradition Arrangements (11) with other States. A few common threads running through these treaties and arrangements have been examined in the instant Article. The article also demonstrates certain contemporary case laws to illustrate the legitimate difficulties qua the same.


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International Journal of Law Management and Humanities, Volume 4, Issue 4, Page 1169 - 1182

DOI: https://doij.org/10.10000/IJLMH.111452

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