1(Of a crime) making a criminal liable to extradition: possession of explosives will be an extraditable offense
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- For example, torture is deemed an extraditable crime under Article 13 of the Inter-American Convention to Prevent and Punish Torture.
- The House of Lords was considering whether a person was ‘accused’ of an extraditable offence within section 1 of the Extradition Act 1989.
- No enquiries seem to have been made as to whether those offences were extraditable in English law.
1.1(Of a criminal) liable to extradition.
- Ecuadoran citizens are not extraditable and that would cause a lot of problems if they were not present for the hearing and the trial.
- Because he was found guilty but insane, he was not extraditable to this country, a justice spokesman said.
- British Law Officers Are Reported to Have Decided He Is Extraditable.
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