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'A Collection of Treaties and Engagements relating to the Persian Gulf Shaikhdoms and the Sultanate of Muscat and Oman in force up to the End of 1953' [‎15r] (31/92)

The record is made up of 1 volume (44 folios). It was created in c 1954. It was written in English. The original is part of the British Library: India Office The department of the British Government to which the Government of India reported between 1858 and 1947. The successor to the Court of Directors. Records and Private Papers.

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In taith whereof the undersigned Plenipotentiaries have signed the present
Agreement.
Done at Jedda the twentieth day of April, 1942, corresponding to the fourth
day of the month of Rabi' al Thani in the year 1361 of the Hijra.
For the Government of the United Kingdom:
F. H. W. STONEHEWER-BIRD?
For the Government of Saudi Arabia:
YUSUF YASIN.
No. 13
Agreement for the Extradition of Offenders between Kuwait and Saudi
Arabia with Exchange of Letters relating to Smuggling Offences,
Dated April 20, 1 942—
(a)
The Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern
Ireland (hereinafter called the Government of the United Kingdom) acting on
behalf of His Highness the Sheikh of Koweit, of the one part, and the Government
of Saudi Arabia, of the other part, being desirous of concluding an agreement
for the extradition of offenders, fugitives from justice, who escape from Koweit
into Saudi Arabia, or from Saudi Arabia into Koweit, have appointed as their
representatives for this purpose:
The Government of the United Kingdom:
Francis Hugh William Stonehewer-Bird, C.M.G., O.B.E., His Majesty's
Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary in the Kingdom
of Saudi Arabia,
The Government of Saudi Arabia:
His Excellency Sheikh Yusuf Yasin, Head of the Political Section and
Private Secretary to His Majesty the King of Saudi Arabia,
who, having examined their credentials and found them to be in good and due
form, have agreed as follows: —
Article 1.
The Government of Koweit shall surrender to the Government of Saudi
Arabia any person in the territory of Koweit who is a national of Saudi Arabia
or of a third Arab State and who has committed within the boundaries of Saudi
Arabia any of the crimes mentioned in Article 3 of this Agreement.
Article 2.
The Government of Saudi Arabia shall surrender to the Government of
Koweit any person in the territory of Saudi Arabia who is a national of Koweit
or of a third Arab State and who has committed within the boundaries of Koweit
any of the crimes mentioned in Article 3 of this Agreement.
Article 3.
(1) There shall be no extradition for political offences.
(2) The offences for which extradition shall be granted are highway robbery,
theft, robbery, plunder, murder, wounding, raiding, smuggling and violent assault,
whether the offence be committed by a single person or by several persons and
whether the offence is directed against a single person or against several persons or
against the local authorities or any means of transport or communication. In no
circumstances shall the offences mentioned in this sub-section be deemed to be
political offences.
46133 e 2

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The volume consists of the following Foreign Office document: 19127, marked 'For Official Use only'.

The volume is divided into sections containing transcripts of treaties and engagements relating to Bahrain; Kuwait; Qatar; Trucial States; Muscat; and miscellaneous. The earliest treaties recorded date from 1820.

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1 volume (44 folios)
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There is a list of contents at the front of the volume.

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Foliation: the foliation sequence commences at 1 on the front cover and terminates at 45 on the back cover. These numbers are written in pencil, are circled, and can be found in the top right hand corner of the recto The front of a sheet of paper or leaf, often abbreviated to 'r'. page of each folio. An original printed pagination sequence is also present in the volume. Foliation anomaly: ff. 10, 10A. The following folio needs to be folded out: f. 39.

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