Topics Extradition procedure

Constitute topics are built from the variables in the Comparative Constitutions Project’s dataset, which captures the content of world constitutions. The particular variables relevant to this topic are listed below, in the form of survey questions.

More information about the CCP’s research design is available here, including background information on how the team designed the inventory of constitutional topics as well as the full coding survey


Details the procedure that must be followed for the state to surrender an individual apprehended on its territory to the government of another state for criminal proceedings. Where permitted, this is usually further regulated through bi-lateral treaties.


Rights and Duties


accused; criminal procedure; refugees

Survey Questions

  • Does the constitution provide for the extradition of suspected or convicted criminals to other countries?