19 August 2009
Treaty of Extradition
Thailand and Great Britain.
Signed Bangkok on 4th March 1911
Hits Majesty the King of Thailand and His Majesty the King of the United
Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and of the British Dominions beyond the Seas,
Emperor of India, having judged it expedient, with a view to the better administration of justice and to the prevention of crime within their respective territories that persons
charged with or convicted of the crimes hereafter enumerated, and being fugitives from justice, should under certain circumstances be reciprocally delivered up; the said High Contracting Parties have named as their plenipotentiaries to conclude a Treaty for this purpose, that is to say :-
His Majesty the King of Thailand H.R.H. Prince Devawdngse Yaroprakar, His
Minister for Foreign Affairs, etc.;
And His Majesty the King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
and of the British Dominions beyond the Seas, Emperor of India Arthur Peel, Esquire,
His Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary at the Court of Bangkok, etc.;
Who, having communicated to each other their respective full powers, found in good and due form, have agreed upon and concluded the following articles:
The High Contracting Parties engage to deliver up to each other persons over
whom they respectively exercise jurisdiction who, being accused or convicted of a crime or offence committed in the territory of the one Party, shall be found within the territory of the other Party, under the circumstances and conditions stated in the present Treaty.
The crimes or offences for which the extradition is to be granted are the following :-
1. Murder, or attempt, or conspiracy to murder.
3. Assault occasioning actual bodily harm. Malicious wounding or inflicting grievous bodily harm.
4. Counterfeiting or altering money, or uttering counterfeit or altered money.
5. Knowingly making any instrument, tool, or engine adapted or intended for counterfeiting coin.
6. Forgery, counterfeiting, or altering or uttering what is forged or counterfeited, or altered.
7. Embezzlement or larceny.
8. Malicious injury to property, by explosives or otherwise, if the offence be indictable.
9. Obtaining money, goods or valuable securities by false pretences.
10. Receiving money, valuable security, or other property, knowing the same to have been stolen, embezzled, or unlawfully obtained.
11. Crimes against bankruptcy law.
12. Fraud by a bailee, banker, agent, factor, trustee, or director, or member or public officer of any company made criminal by any law for the time being in force.
13. Perjury, or subornation of perjury.
15. Carnal knowledge, or any attempt to have carnal knowledge of a girl under age of puberty, according to the laws of the respective countries.
16. Indecent assault.
17. Procuring miscarriage, administering drugs, or using instruments with intent to procure the miscarriage of a woman.
** Taken from the official file of Archives Division, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Thailand.
* Printed in British documents used "Siam"
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