The field of extradition law has become extremely vital in many criminal cases. This is due to the current era of cooperation between countries around the world in the fields of economy, trade, technology and security. Legal cooperation between countries is designed to ensure that an individual who has committed a criminal offense outside their country will not be able to escape punishment. The laws of extradition are based on the principle of universality, and are secured in man
The Extradition Law, 1954
The provisions of the Extradition Law and the general rules of arrest, as prescribed in the Criminal Procedure Law, apply to the arrest of an individual during the course of extradition proceedings.
The Extradition Law establishes a number of cumulative conditions for declaring an individual extraditable. First, there must be an extradition treaty between the State of Israel and the country requesting the individual’s extradition.