Hand over (a person accused or convicted of a crime) to the jurisdiction of the foreign state in which the crime was committed: Greece refused to extradite him to Italy
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- Now Mr Sutcliffe could be prosecuted in Canada, but would they go to the extent of extraditing a person accused of a relatively minor offence?
- Miss Dobbin submitted that the question for this court is whether, by reason of the passage of time, it would be unjust or oppressive to extradite the appellant.
- As a result of the information provided by Mr B, this inmate was extradited to South Australia to face a charge of murder.
deport, send, ship, deliver, hand over;
Mid 19th century: back-formation from extradition.
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