Transportation and transit through State territory for surrender

Albania

Albania - Criminal Procedure Code 2011 EN

PART II

TITLE X- JURISDICTIONAL RELATIONS WITH FOREIGN AUTHORITIES

CHAPTER I- EXTRADITION

SECTION I- EXTRADITION ABROAD

Article 502- Transiting

1. The transit through the territory of the Albanian state of an extradited person from a state to another, is authorised, upon request of the latter, by the Minister of Justice, if the transfer does not impair the sovereignty, the security or other state interests.

2. The transfer is not authorized:

a) when the extradition is provided for facts which are not provided as criminal offences by the Albanian law;

b) in cases provided by article 491, paragraph 1;

c) when an Albanian citizen, for whom the extradition in the state which has requested the transit transfer should not have been provided, is involved.

3. The authorization is not required in case the transit transfer is made by plain and there is not expected the landing in the Albanian territory. But, when the landing takes place, there shall apply, as far they are in accordance with the fact, the provisions for the precautionary measures.

Rome Statute

Article 89 Surrender of persons to the Court

3.

(a) A State Party shall authorize, in accordance with its national procedural law, transportation through its territory of a person being surrendered to the Court by another State, except where transit through that State would impede or delay the surrender.