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Agreement with Hong Kong for the surrender of fugitive offenders

Agreement with Hong Kong for the surrender of fugitive offenders

message from the President of the United States transmitting agreement between the Government of the United States of America and the Government of Hong Kong for the surrender of fugitive offenders signed at Hong Kong on December 20, 1996

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Extradition,
  • Criminals,
  • Judicial assistance -- United States,
  • Judicial assistance -- China -- Hong Kong

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesTreaty doc -- 105-3
    ContributionsUnited States., United States. President (1993- : Clinton), United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Foreign Relations
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 17 p. ;
    Number of Pages17
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14470033M
    OCLC/WorldCa36729736


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Agreement with Hong Kong for the surrender of fugitive offenders Download PDF EPUB FB2

List of Surrender of Fugitive Offenders Agreements (Legislative References) (As at ) The texts below are in HTML format.

Country. Date of Entry into Force. Texts. Order [Annexing Text] Australia: HTML (Eng.) Fugitive Offenders (Australia) Order: Cap.

Laws of Hong Kong: HTML (Eng.) Fugitive Offenders. Agreement Between the Government of the United States of America and the Government of Hong Kong for the Surrender of Fugitive Offenders signed at Hong Kong on Decem Date Received from President.

EXTRADITION Surrender of Fugitive Offenders Agreement Between the UNITED STATES OF AMERICA and HONG KONG Signed at Hong Kong Decem Agreement with Hong Kong for the surrender of fugitive offenders: message from the President of the United States transmitting agreement between the Government of the United States of America and the Government of Hong Kong for the surrender of fugitive offenders signed at Hong Kong on Decem The President: I have the honor to submit to you the Agreement between the Government of the United States of America and the Government of Hong Kong For the Surrender of Fugitive Offenders, (hereinafter referred to as " the Agreement"), signed at Hong Kong on Decem conclude agreements on the surrender of fugitive offenders with foreign countries.

Hong Kong has so far entered into such agreements with more than 10 countries. In the form of subsidiary legislation, such agreements become part of the Hong Kong laws.

The Fugitive Offenders Ordinance providesFile Size: KB. behalf of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) Government, and the Irish Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform, Mr Brian Lenihan, representing the Government of the Republic of Ireland, today (October 5, Dublin time) signed a bilateral agreement on the Surrender of Fugitive Offenders.

transmit herewith the Agreement Between the Government of the United States of America and the Government of Hong Kong for the Surrender of Fugitive Offenders signed at Hong Kong on Decem (hereinafter referred to as ‘‘the Agreement’’).

InFile Size: KB. Hong Kong under the Agreement between the Government of Hong Kong and the Government of the United States of America for the Surrender of Fugitive Offenders signed in Regarding SFO requests made by the Government of the United States, the Agreement between the Government of Hong Kong and the Government of the United States of America for the Surrender of Fugitive Offenders has stipulated clearly the circumstances under which surrender requests may be refused.

The relevant provisions are extracted at Annex. FOR THE SURRENDER OF FUGITIVE OFFENDERS The Government of Hong Kong, having been duly authorised to conclude this Agreement by the sovereign government which is responsible for the foreign affairs relating to Hong Kong, and the Government of the Republic of Indonesia Desiring to make provision for the reciprocal surrender of fugitive offenders.

Hong Kong, China The Legal Framework for Extradition, MLA and Recovery of Proceeds of Corruption Extradition (known in Hong Kong, China as the surrender of fugitive offenders (SFO)) is governed by the Fugitive Offenders Ordinance (Cap ) (FOO), while MLA and the recovery of.

Hong Kong, China: Fugitive Offenders Ordinance Chapter: An Ordinance to make provision for the surrender to certain places outside Hong Kong of persons wanted for prosecution, or for the imposition or enforcement of a sentence, in respect of certain offences against. the Netherlands and the Government of Hong Kong for the Surrender of Fugitive Offenders # (L.N.

38 of ) The Government of the Kingdom of the Netherlands and the Government of Hong Kong, having been duly authorised to conclude this Agreement by the sovereign government which is responsible for its foreign affairs.

LCQ Discussion of surrender of fugitive offenders arrangement between Hong Kong and Mainland ***** Following is a question by Hon Kenneth Leung and a written reply by the Secretary for Security, Mr Lai Tung-kwok, in the Legislative Council today (February 3): Question: It is learnt that at present, the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) Government and the Central People's.

The Fugitive Offenders Ordinance (Section 5) contains internationally recognized safeguards for suspects, and these are replicated in Hong Kong's 20 existing fugitive surrender agreements.

The existing law in the Fugitive Offenders Ordinance (“FOO”) does not permit rendition as between Hong Kong and mainland China or between Hong Kong and Taiwan (or Macau), either by agreement in the form of an extradition (rendition) agreement (treaty) similar to those which Hong Kong has entered into with other countries, or in an ad hoc manner on a case-by-case basis in the absence.

In fact, the system of surrender of fugitive offenders in Hong Kong and the proposed case-based surrender of fugitives is formulated with reference to. The bill was proposed by the Hong Kong government in February to request for surrender of a Hong Kong suspect in a homicide case in Taiwan.

The government proposed to establish a mechanism for transfers of fugitives not only for Taiwan, but also for Mainland China and Macau that are not covered in the existing laws. e.g. “Apple is good” means to find documents having the exact phrase “Apple is good”.

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Document Record Creator Hong Kong. Treaties, etc. Canada June Title Canada. Extradition: agreement between the Government of Canada and the Government of Hong Kong for the surrender of fugitive offenders = Extradition: accord entre le gouvernement du Canada et le gouvernement de Hong Kong sur la remise des délinquants en fuite.

Get this from a library. Extradition: surrender of fugitive offenders: agreement between the United States of America and Hong Kong, signed at Hong Kong, Decem [Hong Kong (China),; United States,; United States.

Department of State,]. Hundreds of Thousands Protest Hong Kong’s ‘Fugitive Offenders Ordinance’ is still to enter into long-term agreement on the surrender of fugitive offenders with as many jurisdictions as possible.

We now have 20 such agreements. We should increase these bilateral agreements as far as possible, so I will accord priority to this area of. So far, the SAR has reached agreements with only 20 jurisdictions over the surrender of fugitive offenders.

The amendments are to prevent Hong Kong becoming a safe haven for criminals, explained solicitor Kennedy Wong Ying-ho, the convener and spokesperson of the event. agreement with hong kong for the surrender of fugitive offenders message from the president of the united states transmitting agreement between the government of the united states of america and the government of hong kong for the surrender of fugitive offenders signed at.

The main legislation governing the arrangements for surrender of fugitive offenders between Hong Kong and foreign countries is the Fugitive Offenders Ordinance, Cap ("FOO"). The law of and procedure for mutual legal assistance in criminal matters is contained in the Mutual Legal Assistance in Criminal Matters Ordinance, Cap Author: Angela Wang & Co.

“So far, Hong Kong has signed surrender of fugitive offenders agreements with 20 jurisdictions, and mutual legal assistance agreements (MLA) with 32 jurisdictions,” a spokesman said. Carrie Lam. Photo: LegCo.

“Over the last 5 years, the HKSAR surrendered 10 fugitive offenders to foreign countries in accordance with the laws of the HKSAR and the relevant SFO agreements. The Agreement on Surrender of Fugitive Offenders aims to reinforce mutual cooperation of Macao and South Korea in the delivery of fugitive offenders to ensure the criminal accountability of the.

Hong Kong’s Proposed Extradition Law Amendments | Table 1. Extradition Provisions of Hong Kong’s Fugitive Offenders Ordinance (FOO) Existing FOO compared to proposed amendments, as submitted on April 3, Source: CRS analysis.

It said there is currently no surrender of fugitive offenders arrangement between Hong Kong and the mainland. Carrie Lam. Photo: GovHK. “Therefore, no surrender of a fugitive has ever been made.

According to the Secretary when Portugal and Macau finish on-going internal procedures the agreement will then be signed, with the responsible for local justice matters promising make ‘all possible to speed up the procedures’ so that the fugitive offenders agreement can be signed in prosecuting a Hong Kong resident accused of murdering his girlfriend in Taiwan.

After the suspect fled Taiwan to return to Hong Kong, Hong Kong authorities lacked a mutual extradition agreement and could not prosecute him for his alleged crimes 7. Nevertheless., Hong Kong’s High Court in April sentenced the suspect to prison on.

The amendment would allow Hong Kong to handle requests for assistance and surrender of offenders on a case-by-case basis with any place with which Hong Kong has not signed a long-term agreement.

Koepp raised a bigger question of how big this issue is versus the broader concern of how much faith people put in the laws of these other territories. Hong Kong's Legislative Council intends to vote on the amended Fugitive Offenders Ordinance and the Mutual Legal Assistance in Criminal Matters Ordinance on June   Speaking to reporters, Ms Cheng said the city has no proper rule-based means for surrendering fugitive offenders to jurisdictions without agreements.

She added Hong Kong has agreements with 20 jurisdictions around the world, which range from common law. Introduction. The Hong Kong (HK)’ protests were one of the biggest street protests in the last three decades. The protests were against the Fugitive Offenders and Mutual Legal Assistance in Criminal Matters Legislation (Amendment) Billalso known as Extradition Bill, 1 which was introduced by the Government of HK.

The proposed bill was publicly criticised at-arge, fearing that. Parliament had been informed that Nirav Modi is present in Hong Kong. External Affairs ministry spokesperson said that India and Hong Kong have an agreement on surrender of fugitive offenders. The Secretary had admitted in March that such agreement could be signed this year, following a visit by a Macau delegation in February to discuss possible agreements for mutual legal assistance in criminal matters and the surrender of fugitives with the Directorate-General of Justice Administration of Portugal.

Fugitive surrender: Facing reality and upholding criminal justice the 20 countries with which Hong Kong has extradition agreements. It is also similar to the procedure used in other common law.

THE GOVERNMENT OF THE HONG KONG SPECIAL ADMINISTRATIVE REGION OF THE PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA CONCERNING SURRENDER OF FUGITIVE OFFENDERS Where the surrender of a fugitive offender is requested for the purpose of carrying out a sentence, the Requested Party may refuse to surrender the fugitive Agreement.

ARTICLE 3 SURRENDER OF NATIONALS. Basically, Hong Kong is trying to revise the law to establish a special procedure for extraditing criminals to any place outside of Hong Kong, most notably mainland China, Macau, and Taiwan — which Hong Kong does not have an extradition agreement.Look before you leap: the extradition bill amendments in light of Hong Kong’s international human rights obligations Written by Koen Bovend’Eerdt On the first day of July, Hong Kong celebrates Establishment Day, which commemorates the transfer of sovereignty over Hong Kong from the United Kingdom to the People’s Republic of China.