Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 18 Part 2c.djvu/443

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436 PUBLIC TREATIES. In case neither party gives notice, twelve (12) mouths after the expiration of the said period of ten (10) years, of its intention to renew this convention, it shall remain in force one (1) year longer, and so on from year to year, until the expiration of a year from the day on which one of the parties shall have given such notice. _ _ Signatures. In faith whereof, the respective Plenipotentiaries have signed this convention, and have hereunto ailixed their seals. Date. Done in duplicate, at Washington, the eighth day of February, 1868, the ninety-second year of the Independence of the United States of America. WILLIAM H. SEWARD. SEAL.] M ARCELLO CERRUTI. SEAL.] ITALY, 1868. March 23,1365, EXTRADITION CONVENTION WITH ITALY, CONCLUDED AT WASHINGTON ——..-—-—- MARCH 23, 1868; RATIFICATION ADVISED BY SENATE, WITH AMEND- MENT, JUNE 11, 1868; RATIFIED BY PRESIDENT JUNE 22, 1868; RATIFI- CATIONS EXCHANGED AT WASHINGTON SEPTEMBER 17, 1868; PRO- CLAIMED SEPTEMBER 30, 1868. Oonvention for the surrender of criminals between the United States of America and His Majesty the King of Italy. C0,,mm,,,gP,,,._ The United States of America and His Majesty the King of Italy, ties. having judged it expedient, with a view to the better administration ot justice, and to the prevention of crimes within their respective territories and jurisdiction, that persons convicted of or charged with the crimes hereinafter specitied, and being fugitives from justice, should, under certain circumstances, be reciprocally delivered up, have resolved to conclude a convention for that purpose, and have appointed as their Plenipotentiaries : N,,g°,,,,,,,m_ The President of the United States, William H. Seward, Secretary of State; His Majesty the King of Italy, the Commander Marcello Cerruti, Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary; Who, after reciprocal communication of their full powers, found in good and due form, have agreed upon the following articles, to wit: Aarromr I. Extradition of The Government of the United States and the Government of Italy <=¤¤¤¤¤I¤· mutually agree to deliver up persons who, having been convicted of or charged with the crimes specified in the following article, committed withi-n the jurisdiction of one of the contracting parties, shall seek an Evidence of asylum or be found within the territories of the other: Provided, thnii °¤¤¤¤°·h*Y· this shall only be done upon such evidence of criminality as, according to the laws of the place where the fugitive or person so charged shall be found, would justify his or her apprehension and commitment for trial, if the crime had been there committed. Anrrom II. Extraditl c n Persons shall be delivered up who shall have been convicted of, or °¤¤¤°•· as ciharged, according to the provisions of this convention, with any of e o owing crimes: 1. Murder, comprehending the crimes designated in the Italian penal code by the terms of parricide, assassination, poisoning and infanticide. 2. The attempt to commit murder. 3. The crimes of rape, arson, piracy, and mutiny on board a ship, whenever the crew, or part thereof, by fraud or violence against the commander, have taken possession of the vessel.