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Article V

Time limitation. A fugitive criminal shall not be surrendered under the provisions of this Treaty, when from lapse of time or other lawful cause, according to the laws of the place within the jurisdiction of which the crime was committed, the criminal is exempt from prosecution or punishment for the crime for which the surrender is asked.

Article VI

Surrender deferred in certain cases. If a fugitive criminal whose surrender is claimed pursuant to the stipulations of this Treaty, be actually under prosecution, out on ball or in custody, for a crime committed in the country where he has sought asylum, or shall have been convicted thereof, his extradition may be deferred until such proceedings be determined, and until he shall have been set at liberty in due course of law.

Article VII

Person claimed by another Power. If a fugitive criminal claimed by one of the High Contracting Parties shall be also claimed by one or more powers pursuant to Treaty provisions, on account of crime committed within their jurisdiction, such criminal shall be delivered to that state whose demand is first received unless that state shall have abandoned its claim.

Article VIII

Extraditing nationals. Under the stipulations of this Treaty, neither of the High Contracting Parties shall be bound to deliver up its own citizens.

Article IX

Arrest, transportation, etc., expenses. The expense of the arrest of the person claimed, also the expense of his detention, examination and transportation shall be paid by the state which has preferred the demand for extradition.

Article X

Articles seized with fugitive. Everything found in the possession of the fugitive criminal at the time of his arrest, whether being the proceeds of the crime, or which fugitive may be material as evidence in making proof of the crime, shall, so far as practicable, according to the laws of the High Contracting Parties, be delivered up with his person at the time of the surrender. Nevertheless, the rights of a third party with regard to the articles aforesaid shall be duly respected.

Article XI

Territory included. The stipulations of this Treaty shall be applicable to all territory wherever situated, belonging to either of the High Contracting Parties or in the occupancy and under the control of either of them, during such occupancy or control.

Requisitions. Requisitions for the surrender of fugitive criminals from justice pursuant to the stipulations of this Treaty shall be made by diplomatic intercourse.

Arrest, etc. The arrest of the fugitive criminal shall be brought about in accordance with the laws of the country to which the request is made, and if, after an examination it shall be decided, according to the law and evidence, that extradition is due pursuant to this Treaty, the fugitive criminal shall be surrendered according to the forms of law prescribed in such cases.