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

Nature of declaration : Reservations
Status as of 17/10/2017

Iceland

Reservation contained in the instrument of ratification, deposited on 20 June 1984 - Or. Engl.

When granting extradition, Iceland reserves the right to stipulate that the extradited person may not be summoned to appear before a provisional court or a court empowered under exceptional circumstances to deal with such offences, as well as the right to refuse extradition for the execution of a sentence rendered by such special court.
Period covered: 18/09/1984 -
Articles concerned : 1

Reservation contained in the instrument of ratification, deposited on 20 June 1984 - Or. Engl.

Extradition may be refused if it is liable to have particularly serious consequences for the person claimed on account of his age, state of health or other personal circumstances.
Period covered: 18/09/1984 -
Articles concerned : 1

Reservation contained in the instrument of ratification, deposited on 20 June 1984 - Or. Engl.

Iceland can grant extradition in respect of an offence, or corresponding offence, which under Icelandic law is punishable, or would have been punishable, with imprisonment for more than one year.
Period covered: 18/09/1984 -
Articles concerned : 2

Reservation contained in the instrument of ratification, deposited on 20 June 1984 - Or. Engl.

Iceland reserves the right, in light of individual circumstances, to consider the offence described in paragraph 3 of Article 3 as a political offence.
Period covered: 18/09/1984 -
Articles concerned : 3

Reservation contained in the instrument of ratification, deposited on 20 June 1984 - Or. Engl.

Extradition for a military offence which is also an offence under ordinary criminal law may only be granted provided the extradited person is not convicted under military law.
Period covered: 18/09/1984 -
Articles concerned : 4

Reservation contained in the instrument of ratification, deposited on 20 June 1984 - Or. Engl.

Iceland reserves the right to require the requesting Party to produce evidence establishing that the person claimed has committed the offence for which extradition is requested. Extradition may be refused if the evidence is found to be insufficient.
Period covered: 18/09/1984 -
Articles concerned : 12


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