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EXTRADITION TREATY——LITHUANIA. Arun. Q, 1924. 183,5 Treaty; between the United States and Li buania for the extradition of fuqitivesafrom justice. Signed at Kaunas, Agni 9; 192%,: ratijication advised y the Senate, May 19, 1.924; ratifie by the Presuient, June 10, 1924; ratified by Lithuania, August 12, 1924; T(lt'l%ClIZ’b0’ll8 exchanged at Kaunas, August 23, 1924; proclaimed, Septem er 29, 1924. Br rm: Pnnsmmrr or rm: UNITED Smrns or Ammuca. A PROCLKMATION. WHEREAS a Treaty between the United States of America L,{}l{,gu*;di"°¤“`*'“ and Lithuania providing for the extradition of fugitives from p,,,,,,,,bi,,_ justice, was concluded and signed lg their respective Plenipotentiaries . at Kaunas, on the ninth day of pril, one thousand nine hundred and twenty-four, the original of which Treaty, is word for word as follows: — ~-· ····*1*nr.~·tu¢1rnn"·osrATns or Aiugsnroa ana Lrr1—1iJAN1A"‘°¤>¤¤»¤·¤*·¢`¤‘#*~¤~· desiring to promote the cause of justice, have resolved to conclude a treaty for the extradition of fugitives from justice between the two countries and have appointed for that purpose the following Plenipotentiaries: _ THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA: rnemmmnmns. Frederick W. B. COLEMAN, / Envoy Extraordinary and Minister»—Plenipntentiary. of the United · States of America; THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF LITHUANIA: Ernestas GALVANAUSKAS, Prime Ministerand Minister of Foreign Affairs; Who, after having communicated to each other their res ective full powers, found to be in good and due form, have agreed) upon and concluded the following articles: ARTICLE I. It is agreed that the Government of the United States and the Reciprocal sewers Government of Lithuania shall, upon requisition dulg made as $i1ii?£.°°S°h°rg°d mm herein rovided, deliver up to justice person, w o may be chargedp with, or may have been convicte o , any of the crimes specified in Article 'I of the present Treaty committed within the jurisdiction of one `of the Hig Contracting Parties, and who shall seek an asylum or shall be found within the territories of theether; provided that such surrender shall take place only upon such evidence of criminality, as according to the laws of the dplace where the fugitive or person so charged shall be found, woul justify his apprehension and commitment for trial if the crime or offense had been there committed.