Extradition of Amendment Act (No. 77 of 1996)

1st January 1996

To amend the Extradition Act, 1962, so as to add certain definitions and to amend a definition; to provide for the designation of States to which extradition may be effected in the absence of formal agreements; to further provide in respect of persons liable to be extradited; to further provide in respect of the issuing of warrants of arrest of persons and for further detention; to grant to the Minister certain powers after a warrant has been issued; to make further arrangements in connection with the evidence that may be received by a magistrate at the enquiry of a detained person; to further regulate the holding of enquiries concerning offences committed in foreign and associated States; to grant to the Minister the power to refuse extradition under certain circumstances; and to further regulate the procedure regarding an appeal by a person against whom an order for extradition has been issued; and to provide for matters connected therewith.