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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' [‎15v] (32/92)

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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(3) Similarly, any attempt against or attack on the person of either His Majesty
the King of Saudi Arabia or His Highness the Sheikh of Koweit, or of any member
of their respective families, shall not be deemed a political offence.
Article 4.
(1) Surrender of an offender by the Government from whose territory it is
desired to extradite him shall be effected upon presentation by the other Govern
ment of a demand for extradition. The demand for extradition shall contain : —
{a) A description of the offender and any information which may assist in
his identification.
{b) A short summary of the offence committed by the offender.
(c) A copy of the judgment passed by the court of the country asking for
extradition, if judgment has already been passed on the offender.
(2) All the above documents shall bear the seal or stamp of the competent
authorities.
(3) The demand for extradition shall be presented by the Government of
Saudi Arabia to the Government of Koweit through the British Legation in Jedda:
similarly, the Government of Koweit shall present any demand for extradition by
the Government of Saudi Arabia through the British Legation in Jedda.
Article 5.
With the object of pursuing the offender and preventing his flight from the
country in which he has taken refuge, the competent authorities in the two countries
may correspond with each other by the most speedy means available with a view
to ensuring the detention of the offender until the arrival of the documents of the
demand as provided in Article 4.
Article 6.
No person shall be surrendered under this Agreement for any offence
committed before the date of its coming into force.
Article 7.
No offender surrendered under this Agreement shall be tried for any offence
other than the offence in respect of which his surrender was demanded, unless he
has been given sufficient opportunity to leave the country, and has not left it. This
provision shall not apply to offences committed after the surrender has been
effected.
Article 8.
The provisions of this Agreement shall apply to the area on the Nejd-Koweit
Frontier hereinafter termed the Neutral Zone, whose limits were laid down in the
Protocol of Uqair, dated the 2nd December, 1922 {13th Rabi-al-Thani, 1341) upon
the following conditions: —
(1) Where an offence, as defined in Article 3 of this Agreement, has been
committed in either ot the two territories and the offender has fled to
the Neutrat Zone, the offender shall be deemed to be still within the
territory in which the offence was committed, and may be arrested and
tried by the Government thereof.
(2) Where an offence, as defined in Article 3 of this Agreement, has been com
mitted in the Neutral Zone and the offender escapes to the territory
of the Government of which he is a national, he shall be deemed to
have committed the offence within the territory of his own Government
shall he haule to arrest and trial by that Government
(3) Where an offence, as defined in Article 3 of this Agreement has hppn
muted in the Neutral Zone, and the offender^befnT" national"f on^
I 'T Go y ern 'r ents ' esca P es into the territory of the other he
shall be deemed to have committed the offence within the territorv of
the Government of which he is a national, and shall be kb f to exto
dition proceedings under this Agreement.

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Content

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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'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' [‎15v] (32/92), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/R/15/1/738, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100023550810.0x000021> [accessed 14 October 2019]

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