The member States of the Council of Europe, signatory to this Protocol,
Having regard to the provisions of the European Convention on Extradition opened for signature in Paris on 13 December 1957 (hereinafter referred to as “the Convention”) and in particular Articles 3 and 9 thereof;
Considering that it is desirable to supplement these Articles with a view to strengthening the protection of humanity and of individuals,
Have agreed as follows:
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the undersigned, being duly authorised thereto, have signed this Protocol.
DONE at Strasbourg, this 15th day of October 1975, in English and in French, both texts being equally authoritative, in a single copy which shall remain deposited in the archives of the Council of Europe. The Secretary General of the Council of Europe shall transmit certified copies to each of the signatory and acceding States.