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Slave trading. 16.—Crimes or offenses against the laws of both countries relative to the suppression of slavery and the slave trade.

Fraudulent bankruptcy. 17.—Fraudulent bankruptcy.

Bribery. 18.—Bribery.

Mayhem. 19.—Serious woundings the minimum punishment of which is not less than one year of imprisonment.

Attempted crimes. 20.—Attempt to commit offenses mentioned above, when such attempt is punishable as a crime.

Complicity in foregoing crimes. 21 -Complicity in any of the above mentioned crimes or offenses provided such complicity is punishable by imprisonment or a more severe penalty by the laws of both the Contracting Parties.

Article III.

Not to apply to political offenses, etc. Extradition shall not take place for political crimes or offenses nor for acts connected with such crimes or offenses.

Attack against Head of the State, etc. The attack upon the life of the Head of a State or the members of his family shall not be deemed a political crime or offense,

Prosecution limited to offense for which surrendered. No person surrendered by one of the High Contracting Parties to the other Party shall be prosecuted or punished for an offense committed before the demand of extradition other than that for which the extradition has been granted, Condition.unless such person expressly consents in writing, which shall be communicated to the Government of the Party which effected the extradition; or unless, having had during 30 days since his definitive release the opportunity of leaving the territory of the State which demanded his extradition, he has not availed himself of this opportunity; or finally, unless he returns to such territory after having left it.

Article IV.

Surrender deferred if under prosecution for another crime where found. When the person whose extradition is demanded is under prosecution, whether in custody or out on bail, for another offense committed in the country in which he has sought asylum, or when he has been convicted of such offense, his extradition may be deferred until the penal proceedings be determined and until he shall have been definitively set at liberty in due course of law.

Article V.

Extraditing nationals. The High Contracting Parties shall not be bound to accord the extradition of their respective nationals.

Article VI.

Requisitions. Demands for extradition shall be made through diplomatic channels.

Papers required.

When the person whose extradition is demanded shall have been sentenced for the offense which occasioned the demand for extradition, the demand must be accompanied by an authentic copy of the sentence pronounced. If the person claimed is merely charged with an offense, the demand must be accompanied by a duly certified copy