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§ 9-103. Demand for extradition

West's Annotated Code of MarylandCriminal Procedure

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Criminal Procedure (Refs & Annos)
Title 9. Extradition (Refs & Annos)
MD Code, Criminal Procedure, § 9-103
§ 9-103. Demand for extradition
Form and contents of demand
(a) A demand for the extradition of a person charged with crime in another state may not be recognized by the Governor unless it is:
(1) in writing and alleging, except in cases arising under § 9-106 of this title, that the accused was present in the demanding state at the time of the commission of the alleged crime, and that thereafter the accused fled from the state; and
(2) accompanied by:
(i) a copy of an indictment found or by information supported by affidavit in the state having jurisdiction of the crime, or by a copy of an affidavit made before a justice of the peace or magistrate there, together with a copy of any warrant which was issued thereupon; or
(ii) a copy of a judgment of conviction or of a sentence imposed in execution thereof, together with a statement by the executive authority of the demanding state that the person claimed has escaped from confinement or has broken the terms of the person's bail, probation, or parole.
Substantial charge that person committed a crime under the law of that state
(b)(1) The indictment, information, or affidavit made before the magistrate or justice of the peace must substantially charge the person demanded with having committed a crime under the law of that state.
(2) The copy of indictment, information, affidavit, judgment of conviction, or sentence must be authenticated by the executive authority making the demand.


Added by Acts 2001, c. 10, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 2001.
Formerly Art. 41, § 2-203.
MD Code, Criminal Procedure, § 9-103, MD CRIM PROC § 9-103
Current through legislation effective through May 9, 2024, from the 2024 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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