Supplementary Extradition Treaty between the United States of America and Sweden. Signed at Washington, May 17, 1934; ratification advised by the Senate, June 15, 1934; ratified by the President, June 27, 1934; ratified by Sweden, July 24, 1934; ratifications exchanged at Stockholm, July 31, 1934; proclaimed, August 11, 1934.
By the President of the United States of America
Supplementary Extradition Treaty with Sweden.
Preamble. Whereas a Supplementary Extradition Treaty between the United States of America and Sweden was concluded and signed by their respective Plenipotentiaries at Washington on the seventeenth day of May, one thousand nine hundred and thirty-four, the original of which Supplementary Extradition Treaty, being in the English language, is word for word as follows:
Contracting Powers. The President of the United States of America and His Majesty the King of Sweden, being desirous of enlarging the list of crimes and offenses on account of which extradition may be granted under the Extradition Treaty of January 14, 1893, Vol. 27, p. 972.between the United States of America and Sweden, have resolved to conclude a Supplementary Treaty for this purpose and have appointed as their Plenipotentiaries, Plenipotentiaries.to wit:
The President of the United States of America:
Cordell Hull, Secretary of State of the United States of America; and
His Majesty the King of Sweden:
W. Boström, Envoy Extraordinary and Minster Plenipotentiary of Sweden at Washington,
Who, having communicated to each other their respective full powers, which were found to he in due and proper form, have agreed to and concluded the following articles:
Vol. 27, p. 973. To the list of crimes and offenses numbered 1 to 12 in Article II of the Treaty of January 14, 1893, the following, contained in a paragraph numbered 13, is added:
Crimes and offenses against bankruptcy laws. 13. Crimes and offences against the bankruptcy laws, provided the act in the United States of America is punishable as a felony and in Sweden is regarded as a crime that may be punished according to the Swedish Penal Law by imprisonment at hard labor.
Considered part of original treaty. The present Treaty shall be considered as an integral part of the said Extradition Treaty of January 14, 1893, Article II of which shall be read as if the list of crimes and offenses therein contained had originally comprised the additional crimes and offenses specified and numbered 13 in the first Article of the present Treaty.