International Law & World Order: Weston's & Carlson's Basic Documents

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Concluded at Paris, 13 December 1957

Entered into force, 18 April 1960

Status information appears at end of document

See also Basic Document III.B.9supra


The governments signatory hereto, being members of the Council of Europe,

Considering that the aim of the Council of Europe is to achieve a greater unity between its members;

Considering that this purpose can be attained by the conclusion of agreements and by common action in legal matters;

Considering that the acceptance of uniform rules with regard to extradition is likel…

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“III.M.2 EUROPEAN CONVENTION ON EXTRADITION”, in: International Law & World Order: Weston's & Carlson's Basic Documents, Weston & Carlson. Consulted online on 26 March 2023 <>
First published online: 2015
First print edition: 20150929

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