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The Extradition Act, 1974

( ACT NO. LVIII OF 1974 )

Chapter II


Requisition for surrender and order of Magisterial enquiry
7. (1) Except as provided in section 7, a requisition for the surrender of a fugitive offender shall be made to the Government,-
(a) by a diplomatic representative in Bangladesh of the State asking for the surrender; or
(b) by the Government of the State asking for the surrender through the diplomatic representative of Bangladesh in that State; or
(c) in such other manner as may have been settled by arrangement between the Government and the Government of the State asking for the surrender.
(2) Where a requisition is made under sub-section (1), the Government may, if it thinks fit, issue an order to enquire into the case to any Magistrate of the first class who would have had jurisdiction to enquire into the extradition offence to which the requisition relates if it had been an offence committed within the local limits of his jurisdiction.
(3) On receipt of an order under sub-section (2), the Magistrate shall issue a summons or a warrant for the arrest of the fugitive offender according as the case appears to be one in which according to the law of Bangladesh a summons or warrant would ordinarily issue.

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