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justice any person who may be charged with, or may have been convicted of, any of the crimes or offenses specified in Article II of the present Treaty committed within the jurisdiction of one of the High Contracting Parties, and who shall seek an asylum or shall be found within the territories of the other; provided that such surrender shall take place only upon such evidence of criminality, as according to the laws of the place where the fugitive or person so charged shall be found, would justify his apprehension and commitment for trial if the crime or offense had been there committed.

Article II

Extraditable crimes, etc. 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 crimes or offenses:

Murder, etc. 1. Murder, (including crimes designated by the terms parricide, poisoning, and infanticide); manslaughter, when voluntary.

Assault. 2. Malicious wounding or inflicting grievous bodily harm with premeditation.

Rape, etc. 3. Rape, abortion, carnal knowledge of children under the age of 15 years.

Abduction, etc. 4. Abduction or detention of women or girls for immoral purposes.

Bigamy. 5. Bigamy.

Arson. 6. Arson.

Damage, etc., to railroads. 7. Willful and unlawful destruction or obstruction of railroads, which endangers human life.

Crimes at sea. 8. Crimes committed at sea:

Piracy. (a) Piracy, as commonly known and defined by the law of nations, or by statutes;

Destroying vessel, etc., at sea. (b) Wrongfully sinking or destroying a vessel at sea or attempting 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 rebelling against the