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date: 13 June 2024

double criminality 

Source:
A Dictionary of Law
Author(s):
Jonathan LawJonathan Law

The rule in *extradition procedures that, in order for the request to be complied with, the crime for which extradition is sought must be a crime in both the requesting state and the state to which the fugitive has fled. The offence need not have the same name and it need not have the same element to make it criminal (... ...

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