European Convention on Extradition

The European Convention on Extradition is a multilateral treaty on extradition drawn in 1957 up by the member states of the Council of Europe and in force between all of them. The Convention is also available for signature by non-members which as of January 2012 are Israel, South Africa and South Korea. Prior to the introduction of the European Arrest Warrant, the Convention governed extradition between member states of the European Union.

European Convention on Extradition
Signed13 December 1957
LocationParis
Effective18 April 1960
Parties50 (all member states of the Council of Europe, Israel, South Africa and South Korea)
DepositarySecretary General of the Council of Europe
LanguagesEnglish and French

There are 4 additional protocols to the convention that vary the conditions signed up to by individual states.[1]

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