19 May 2009
THE KINGKOM OF THAILAND
THE PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF BANGLADESH
RELATING TO EXTRADITION
The Government of the Kingdom of Thailand and the Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh, hereinafter referred to as the Contracting States;
Desiring to provide for more effective cooperation between the two States in the suppression of crimes;
Desiring also to conclude a ‘treaty for the reciprocal extradition of offenders;
Have agreed as follows:
Obligation to Extradite
(1) The Contracting States agree to extradite to each other, subject to the provisions of this Treaty, persons found in the territory of one of the Contracting States who have been proceeded against for, have been charged with, have been found guilty of, or are wanted for the enforcement of a judicially pronounced penalty for committing an extraditable offence, by the judicial authority of the other Contracting State. The term judicial authority’’ shall include the police and public prosecution authority for the purpose of proceeding against or charging such persons in accordance with the laws of each Contracting State.
(2) With respect to an extraditable offence committed outside the territory of the Requesting State, the Requested State shall grant extradition, subject to the provisions of this Treaty, if its laws would provide for the punishment of such an offence in comparable circumstances.
(1) An offence shall be an extraditable offence for prosecution or for the imposition of a penalty or detention order only if it is punishable under the laws of both Contracting Parties by imprisonment or other form of detention for a period of more than one year or by any greater punishment.
For the enforcement of a penalty or detention order for such an extraditable offence, extradition shall he granted if the duration of the penalty or detention order still to be served amounts to at least six months.
(2) An offence shall be an extraditable offence if it consists of preparing or attempting to commit, aiding or abetting, assisting, counseling or procuring the commission of, or being an accessory before or after the fact of an offence described in paragraph (1) of this Article provided that such offences are punishable under the laws of both Contracting States by imprisonment or other form of detention for a period of more than one year or by any greater punishment.
(3) For the purposes of this Article, an offence shall be an extraditable offence, whether or not the laws of the Contracting States place the offence within the same category of offences or denominate the offence by the same terminology.
(4) When extradition has been granted with respect to an extraditable offence, it may also be granted in respect of any other offence specified in the extradition request that meets all other requirements for extradition except for periods of penalty or detention order set forth in paragraph. (1) of this Article.
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