Extradition Act

Version of section 80 from 2003-04-01 to 2020-07-28:


Marginal note:Specialty if person is in Canada

 Subject to a relevant extradition agreement, a person who has been extradited to Canada by a requested State or entity shall not, unless the person has voluntarily left Canada after surrender or has had a reasonable opportunity of leaving Canada,

  • (a) be detained or prosecuted, or have a sentence imposed or executed, or a disposition made or executed under the Young Offenders Act, chapter Y-1 of the Revised Statutes of Canada, 1985, in Canada in respect of an offence that is alleged to have been committed, or was committed, before surrender other than

    • (i) the offence in respect of which the person was surrendered or an included offence,

    • (ii) another offence in respect of which the requested State or entity consents to the person being detained or prosecuted, or

    • (iii) another offence in respect of which the person consents to being detained or prosecuted; or

  • (b) be detained in Canada for the purpose of being surrendered to another State or entity for prosecution or for imposition or execution of a sentence in respect of an offence that is alleged to have been committed, or was committed, before surrender to Canada, unless the requested State or entity consents.

  • 1999, c. 18, s. 80
  • 2002, c. 1, s. 193
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