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THE EXTRADITION ACT, 1974

(ACT NO. LVIII OF 1974).
  Part No : Chapter No : Section No: [ 30th July, 1974  
  
     An Act to consolidate and amend the law relating to the extradition of fugitive offenders.
 
    WHEREAS it is expedient to consolidate and amend the law relating to the extradition of fugitive offenders;



It is hereby enacted as follows:-
 
CONTENTS
 
SECTIONS
 
CHAPTER I
PRELIMINARY
1. Short title, commencement and application
2. Definitions
3. Treaty State
4. Application of Act to non-treaty States
CHAPTER II
SURRENDER OF FUGITIVE OFFENDERS
5. Liability of fugitive offenders to be surrendered
6. Extradition by endorsed warrant procedure
7. Requisition for surrender and order of Magisterial enquiry
8. Magisterial enquiry
9. Receipt in evidence of exhibits depositions etc.
10. Magistrate to report after enquiry
11. Removal and delivery of the fugitive offender
12. Discharge of person apprehended if not surrendered within two months
13. Power to the Government to discharge a fugitive offender
14. Simultaneous requisitions
CHAPTER III
SURRENDER TO BANGLADESH OF THE PERSONS ACCUSED OF EXTRADITION OFFENCES
15. Requisition for surrender of persons to Bangladesh
16. A person surrendered by a treaty State not to be tried for previous offence
17. Return of the persons surrendered to Bangladesh
CHAPTER IV
MISCELLANEOUS
18. Jurisdiction as to offences committed at sea or in air
19. Release of persons arrested on bail
20. Property found on fugitive offender
21. Custody and re-taking on escape of fugitive offender
22. Power to make rules
23. Power to amend the Schedule
24. Repeal
SCHEDULE
 
 

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