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Tuesday, 4 May 1971

Senator WRIGHT - The Minister for Foreign Affairs has furnished the following reply:

The purpose of an extradition agreement between 2 countries is to provide for the return to one country for trial of a person who has committed or is alleged to have committed an extraditable offence in that country and has fled to the other country. If a person were apprehended and charged with a bomb attack upon a Yugoslav consulate in Australia he would be prosecuted under Australian law.

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