Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 50 Part 2.djvu/432

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1338 Contracting Powers. Plenipotentiarles. Reciprocal delivery of persons charged with specified crimes. Extradltablecrimes, etc. Murder. Malicious mayhem. Rape, etc. Abduction. Bigamy. Arson. Damage, etc., to railroads. TREATIES EXTRADITION TREATY BETWEEN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA AND THE PRINCIPALITY OF LIECHTEN- STEIN. The United States of America and the Principality of Liechten- stein, animated by the desire to promote the cause of justice, have agreed to conclude a treaty concerning the extradition of fugitives from justice between the two States and have appointed the follow- ing plenipotentiaries for this purpose: The President of the United States of America: Mr. Hugh R. WILsoN, Minister plenipotentiary and Envoy extraordinary of the United States of America in Switzerland, His Serene Highness the Ruling Prince of Liechtenstein: M. Giuseppe MoTrA, Federal Councillor and Head of the Federal Political Department, Berne, who, after exchange of their full powers, found to be in good and due form, have agreed upon and concluded the following articles: ATICLE I. It is agreed that the Government of the United States of America and the Government of Liechtenstein shall, upon requisition duly made in accordance with the provisions of this Treaty, deliver up to justice any person who is charged with or has been convicted of any of the crimes or offenses specified in Article II of the present Treaty, if the punishable act was committed within the jurisdiction of one of the High Contracting Parties and the person seeks asylum in the territory of the other Party or is found there. Such extradition shall take place only on the basis of such evidence of criminality, as according to the laws of the place where the fugitive or the accused is found, would justify his arrest and commitment for trial, if the deed had been committed there. ARncLE II. Such persons shall be delivered up, according to the provisions of the present Treaty, who shall have been charged with or convicted of any of the following punishable acts: 1. Murder (including the crimes designated by the terms parricide, poisoning and infanticide), or intentional manslaughter. 2. Malicious mayhem or serious injury to the body, intentionally committed. 3. Rape, abortion and carnal knowledge of children under 15 years of age. 4. Abduction or detention of women or girls for immoral purposes. 5. Bigamy. 6. Arson. 7. Intentional and unlawful destruction or obstruction of railroads where such acts endanger human life.