MINISTRY OF EXTERNAL AFFAIRS
OF THE REPUBLIC OF MALAWI
The Ministry of External Affairs of the Republic of Malawi presents its compliments to the Royal Netherlands Embassy in Lusaka and has the honour to refer to the Embassy's Note No. 1940 of the 21st November, 1967 concerning the Extradition Treaty between the Kingdom of the Netherlands and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, done at London, 1898, which Treaty was extended, inter alia, to the then territory of Nyasaland by virtue of a Treaty signed at The Hague on 17th August, 1914.
In response to the Embassy's proposal that relations between the two States shall, in conformity with the legislation of both countries, be governed by the provisions of the said Treaty of 26th September, 1898, the Ministry is pleased, on behalf of the Government of Malawi, to accept the Embassy's proposal.
The Ministry accordingly wishes to state that the Government of Malawi agrees that relations between the two Governments with respect to matters of extradition shall, in conformity with the legislation of both countries, be governed by the provisions of the aforementioned Treaty of 26th September, 1898, until a new extradition treaty is concluded between the Governments of the Netherlands and Malawi. The Ministry further agrees that the Embassy's aforementioned Note No. 1940 and the Ministry's present Note constitute an Agreement between the two Governments on this matter, which Agreement applies as regards the Kingdom of the Netherlands to the territory of the Kingdom in Europe and to Surinam, and which shall enter into force on the date that the Government of the Netherlands notifies the Government of Malawi that all constitutional formalities in the Kingdom of the Netherlands have been completed.
The Ministry of External Affairs of the Republic of Malawi avails itself of this opportunity to renew to the Royal Netherlands Embassy in Lusaka the assurance of its highest consideration.
Blantyre, 28th June, 1968.