Reservations and Declarations for Treaty No.024 - European Convention on Extradition

Nature of declaration : Declarations, Denunciations, Derogations
Status as of 24/10/2017

Spain

Declaration contained in the instrument of ratification, deposited on 7 May 1982 - Or. Sp.

Spain will grant transit only on the conditions specified for extradition in the present Convention.
Period covered: 05/08/1982 -
Articles concerned : 21

Declaration contained in the instrument of ratification, deposited on 7 May 1982 - Or. Sp.

Spain will require the requesting Party to supply a translation into Spanish, French or English of the request for extradition and the accompanying documents.
Period covered: 05/08/1982 -
Articles concerned : 23

Declaration contained in the instrument of ratification, deposited on 7 May 1982 - Or. Sp.

Spain will apply the rule of reciprocity in respect of offences excluded from the application of the present Convention by virtue of Article 2 thereof.
Period covered: 05/08/1982 -
Articles concerned : 2

Declaration contained in the instrument of ratification, deposited on 7 May 1982 - Or. Sp.

For the purposes of extradition, apart from the offences mentioned in Article 3(3) of the Convention, acts of terrorism will not be deemed to be political offences.
Period covered: 05/08/1982 -
Articles concerned : 3

Declaration contained in the instrument of ratification, deposited on 7 May 1982 - Or. Sp.

For the purposes of the present Convention, Spain will consider as nationals the persons entitled to that quality by virtue of the provisions of Title I of Book I of the Spanish Civil Code.
Period covered: 05/08/1982 -
Articles concerned : 6

Declaration contained in the instrument of ratification, deposited on 7 May 1982 - Or. Sp.

Final judgment shall be deemed to have been passed on a person when the judicial decision in question is no longer subject to any ordinary appeal either because all remedies have been exhausted, or because the decision has been accepted, or on account of its specific nature.
Period covered: 05/08/1982 -
Articles concerned : 9

Declaration contained in the instrument of ratification, deposited on 7 May 1982 - Or. Sp.

If the offence for which extradition is requested is punishable by death under the law of the requesting Party, Spain will refuse extradition unless the requesting Party gives such guarantees as the requested Party considers sufficient that the death penalty will not be imposed or, if imposed, will not be carried out.
Period covered: 05/08/1982 -
Articles concerned : 11

Note by the Secretariat

At the time of signature of the Protocol amending the European Convention on the Suppression of Terrorism (ETS No. 190), on 9 October 2003, Spain made a declaration concerning the European arrest warrant. This declaration is available here.
Articles concerned : 28


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