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United States — Further Treaty Of Extradition—Question

Volume 203: debated on Tuesday 9 August 1870

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said, he wished to ask the Under Secretary of State for Foreigh Affairs, Whether Her Majesty's Government will be prepared, on the passing of the Extradition Bill, to negotiate with the United States for a further Treaty of Extradition, in which persons charged with embezzlement will be included, similar in character to the Treaty of Extradition between France and the United States?

said, in reply, that, as he was informed, embezzlement was included in the list of crimes in the Extradition Bill; but the Government would boar in mind the suggestion of his hon. Friend in case there should be any alteration in the Extradition Treaty between this country and the United States. There was, however, no immediate intention of proposing any.