Australia-China Extradition Treaty

By Max Bonnell and Ruimin Gao  King & Wood Mallesons’ Sydney office

bonnell_mThe Australian Government recently announced that it would not proceed with the ratification of the Treaty on Extradition between Australia and The People’s Republic of China (Australia-China Extradition Treaty) at the present time.

We take a closer look below at Australia’s extradition law and the key provisions in the Australia-China Extradition Treaty, which is now approaching its ten-year anniversary since it was first signed under the Howard Government.
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