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EXTRADITION TREATY—LATVl`A. Ocronma 16, 1923. 1739 2. The attempt to commit murder. Mwmpc to mum". 3. Rape, abortion, carnal knowledge of children under the age of R°P°·°*°~ twelve years. 4. Abduction or detention of women or girls for immoral purposes. Ab**“°**°¤· 5. Bigamy. Bisunw. 6. Arson. *—¤°¤· 7. Wilful and imlawful destruction or obstruction of railroads, I°i°”°S°°*¤**¤¤¤¤¤· which endangers human life. 8. Crimes committed at sea: °¤¤¤¤•¤*¤¤¤- a) Piracy, as commonly known and defined by the law of P*”*°Y· nations, or by statute; b) Wrongfully sinking or destroying a vessel at sea or at- D°“*"°Y'¤¢¤*¤¤¤¤*· tempting to do so; c) Mutiny or conspiracy by two or more members of the crew ““"“"'· or other persons on board of a vessel on the high seas, for the purpose of rebellin against the authorit of the Captain or Commander og such vessel,l or by fiend or violence taking possession of such vesse ; d) Assault on board ship upon the high seas with intent to do b,,‘:,“§‘{"“ °" “’“P‘ bodily harm. 9. Burglary, defined to be the act of breaking into and ente the B“"‘“”‘ hlpuse of another in the night time with intent to commit a fgony erem. 10. The act of breaking into and entering the offices of the Govern- °,§,,‘{,',°“,§§g“Y °”‘°"¤8 ment and public authorities, or the offices of banks, banking houses, i saving; banks, trust companies, insurance and other companies, or other uildings not dwellings with intent to commit a felony therein. 11. Robbery, defined to be the act of feloniously and forcibly tak- R°b"°"7· ing from the person of another goods or money by violence or by putting him in fear. F 12. orgery or the utterance of forged papers. Fmg°ry` _ 13. The forgery or falsification of the official acts of the Govern- ¤. °f °“bh° ment or public authority, including Courts of Justice. or the uttering or fraudulent use of any of the same. _ _ 14. The fabrication of counterfeit money, whether coin or paper, °°“"“"“‘°‘“"· counterfeit titles or coupons of public debt, created by National, State, Provincial, Territorial, Local or Municipal Governments, bank notes or other instruments of public credit, counterfeit seals, stamps, dies and marks of State or public administrations, and the ugterance, circulation or fraudulent use of the above mentioned o °ects. 15. Embezziement or criminal malversation committed within the m§d'§'}’°"u”g *’“b“° jurisdiction of one or the other party by public officers or depositaries, where the amount embezzled exceeds two hundred dollars or Latvian equivalent. 16. Embezzlement by any Eaerson or persons hired, salaried or °uf*p‘f;,;*:*_lf°m¤¤* bv employed, to the detriment o their employers or principals, when the crime or offense is punishable by imprisonment or other corporal punishment by the laws of both countries, and where the amount embezzled exceeds two hundred dollars or Latvian equivalent. 17. Kidnapping of minors or adults, defined to be the abduction Km¤°P‘¤¤· or detention of a person or persons, in order to exact money from them, their families or any other person or persons. or for any other unlawful end. 18. Larceny, defined to be the theft of effects, personal property, L°‘°°”Y· or money, of the value of twenty-five dollars or more, or Latvian equivalent. _ _ 19. Obtaining money, valuable securities or other property by h,°Q_bI§“,§§Fj§_§¤;°°“Y "Y false pretenses or receiving any money, valuable securities or other property knowing the same to have been unlawfully obtamed, where