‘1/1 Volume V Koweit Saudi Relations’ [219r] (446/648)
The record is made up of 1 volume (320 folios). It was created in 17 Apr 1936-20 Oct 1938. It was written in English and Arabic. 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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3audi Arabia and His Highness the Kuler of Kuwait
or against any member of their respective families
shall not be deemed a political offence.
A demand for extradition made by either
Government shall be addressed to the representative
of His Britannic Majesty’s Government in the country
making the demand, and should be accompanied by
the following documents;-
(a) Description sheet of the offender and
any information available for his
Identi ficati on*
(b) Short summary of the offence committod
by the offender.
(o) Copy of any court judgement already passed
against the offender if he has already
,AL1 th© above documents shall boar the seal of
the competent authorities.
No person shall bo surrendered under this
treaty for any offence committed previously to
the date of its coming into force.
Art! cle 6.
An offender surrendered uncor this treaty
shall not be tried for any offence other than the one
in respect of which his surrender was applied for.
An offender shall not be tried for an offence
o a, alt ted by hia previously to the date of his
surrender and in respect of which no previous
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Correspondence and papers concerning negotiations over the drafting of trade, Bon Voisinage and extradition treaties between Saudi Arabia and Kuwait, in an effort to lift the trade blockade, imposed upon Kuwait at the orders of the King of Saudi Arabia, ‘Abd al-‘Azīz bin ‘Abd al-Raḥmān bin Fayṣal Āl Sa‘ūd (Ibn Sa‘ūd). The volume is a direct chronological continuation of ‘1/1 Volume IV Koweit Saudi Relations’ (IOR/R/15/5/112), and includes:
- Multiple drafts in both Arabic and English of a ‘Regulation for the Control of Caravans and Traders between Kuwait and Saudi Arabia’.
- A copy of Al-Waqayah [Iraq Government Gazette] dated 1936 (ff 191-200), and a printed copy of the extradition agreement between Saudi Arabia and the Government of Iraq (Ministry of Foreign Affairs), dated 1931 (ff 201-207).
- Multiple drafts in both Arabic and English of Bon Voisinage and extradition treaties between Saudi Arabia and Kuwait.
The volume’s principal correspondents are: the Kuwait Political Agent A mid-ranking political representative (equivalent to a Consul) from the diplomatic corps of the Government of India or one of its subordinate provincial governments, in charge of a Political Agency. (Captain Gerald Simpson DeGaury); the Political Resident A senior ranking political representative (equivalent to a Consul General) from the diplomatic corps of the Government of India or one of its subordinate provincial governments, in charge of a Political Residency. in the Persian Gulf Historically used by the British to refer to the sea area between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran. Often referred to as The Gulf or the Arabian Gulf. (Lieutenant-Colonel Trenchard William Craven Fowle); the British Government’s Ambassador to Saudi Arabia (Andrew Ryan; Reader William Bullard); the Ruler of Kuwait (Shaikh Aḥmad al-Jābir Āl Ṣabāḥ); Foreign and 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. representatives in London.
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- 1 volume (320 folios)
The volume’s contents are arranged in approximate chronological order, from the earliest item at the front to the latest at the end.
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Foliation: the foliation sequence commences at the first folio with 1 and terminates at the last folio with 318; these numbers are written in pencil, are circled, and are located in the top right corner of the recto The front of a sheet of paper or leaf, often abbreviated to 'r'. side of each folio. The foliation sequence does not include the front and back covers, nor does it include the first and last leading and ending flyleaves.
Two additional foliation sequences are also present in parallel between ff 4-315, and ff 28-315; these numbers are also written in pencil, but are not circled.
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- English and Arabic in Latin and Arabic script View the complete information for this record
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