What does UAE & Pakistan Extradition Treaty Say?

The extradition treaty between UAE and Pakistan is an outcome of maintaining such public order, and the terms of the concerned treaty are outlined in this article by Criminal Lawyers in Dubai. Both the countries signed the agreement in March 2004 wherein they agreed to extradite each other nationals found in their territories and are wanted in theirĀ Irish mob country for offences committed in the territory of Requesting Party, provided that the offence is extraditable pursuant to the laws of both the states. This is in accordance with Article 1 of the Treaty.


The treaty highlights several cases under which the requesting country will be granted extradition, pursuant to Article 2 and 3 of the Treaty, which is as follows:

If the act committed by the accused is punishable in both the countries for a period not less than a year;
If the court of requesting state has passed judgment against the accused, even ex-parte, for the imprisonment of an interval not less than six months;
If the evidence proves that pursuant to the laws of the requested state the accused has committed an offence for which the request is generated, or the person is convicted by requesting country;
The accused shall not be extradited to another country without the prior consent of the requested party.

On the contrary, there are multitudinous cases under which the request for extradition shall be rejected by the requesting Party, highlighted as below:


If the accused has committed a crime which is of political nature or if it appears from the request that the extradition if made in the view that the punishment will be for
the political crime committed by the offender;
If the accused has already been tried, convicted or acquitted in the Requested state or in any other country for which the extradition is sought;
If the prosecution of the accused will be barred by time under the laws of the requested state;
If the offender has already punished for the crime for which the extradition request has been submitted;
If the individual is enjoying political security in the requested state;
If the crime committed by the individual is a military crime;
If the accused in being tried or convicted for another crime in the requested state and the extradition may defer his sentence;
If the request is sought for the national of the requested state, it may be denied due to national laws of the requested state. In any event, if the requested party refuses
extradition, it shall submit the list of all the crimes for which extradition is submitted.


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