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Postponed and Temporary Surrender

1. When the person sought is being proceeded against or is serving a sentence in the Requested Party for an offence other than that for which extradition is requested, the Requested Party may surrender the person sought or postpone surrender until the conclusion of the proceedings or the service of the whole or any part of the sentence imposed. The Requested Party shall inform the Requesting Party of any postponement.
2. To the extent permitted by its law, where a person has been found extraditable, the Requested Party may temporarily surrender the person sought for the purpose of prosecution to the Requesting Party in accordance with conditions to he determined between the Contracting Parties. A person who is returned to the Requested Party following a temporary surrender may he finally surrendered to the Requesting Party to serve any sentence imposed, in accordance with the provisions of this Treaty.

Requests for Extradition Made by Several States

If requests for extradition of the same person are made by one Contracting Party and one or more third States, the Requested Party may determine the priority of any of these requests.

Rule of Specialty

1. A person extradited under this Treaty shall not be detained, tried, or punished in the territory of the Requesting Party for an offence other than that for which extradition has been grated, nor b extradited by that Party to a third State, unless:

(a) that person has left the territory of the Requesting Party after extradition and has
voluntarily returned to it;
(b) that person has iot leftthe territorI o the Requesting Party within thirty (lays after
being free to do so; or
(c) the Requested Party has consented to detention, trial, or punishment of that person for an offence other than that for which extradition was granted, or to extradition to a third State. For this purpose, the Requested Party may require the submission of any document or statement. mentioned in Article 7, including any statement made by the extradited person with respect to the offence concerned.

2. These stipulations shall not apply to offences committed after extradition.

Handing over of Property

1. The Requested Party shall, insofar as its law permits and at. the request of the Requesting Party, seize and upon the granting of the extradition hand over property:

(a) which may be required as evidence; or
(b) l4hich has been acquired as a result of the offence and which, at the time of the arrest, is found in the possessir4i of the person claimed or is subsequently discovered.

2. The property mentioned in paragraph I of this Article shall be handed over even if extradition, having been granted, cannot be carried out duo to the death, disappearance, or escape of the person claimed.
3. when the said property is liable to seizure or confiscation in the territory of the Requested Party, the Requested Party may, in connection with pending criminal proceedings, temporarily retain it or hand it over on condition that it be returned.
4. Any right which the Requested Party or any State or individual may have acquired in the said property shall be preserved. Where these rights exist, the property shall be returned without charge to the Requested Party at its request as soon as possible after the trial.


1. When a person is to be extradited to a Contracting Party from a third State through the territory of the other Contracting Party, the former Contracting Party shall request the latter to permit the transit. No such authorization is required where air transportation is used and no landing is scheduled on the territory of the other Contracting Party.
2. The Requested Party shall grant the request for transit made by the other Contracting Party, provided that it is not against its law.

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