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Article Comparison - Convention drawn up on the basis of Article K.3 of the Treaty on European Union, relating to extradition between the Member States of the European Union

Article 1
General provisions

1. The purpose of this Convention is to supplement the provisions and facilitate the application between the Member States of the European Union:

- of the European Convention on Extradition of 13 December 1957 (hereinafter referred to as the 'European Convention on Extradition`),

- the European Convention on the Suppression of Terrorism of 27 January 1977 (hereinafter referred to as the 'European Convention on the Suppression of Terrorism`),

- the Convention of 19 June 1990 applying the Schengen Agreement of 14 June 1985 on the gradual abolition of checks at their common borders in relations between the Member States which are party to that Convention, and

- the first chapter of the Treaty on Extradition and Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters between the Kingdom of Belgium, the Grand-Duchy of Luxembourg and the Kingdom of the Netherlands of 27 June 1962, as amended by the Protocol of 11 May 1974 (hereinafter referred to as the 'Benelux Treaty`) in relations between the Member States of the Benelux Economic Union.

2. Paragraph 1 shall not affect the application of more favourable provisions in bilateral or multilateral agreements between Member States, nor, as provided for in Article 28 (3) of the European Convention on Extradition, shall it affect extradition arrangements agreed on the basis of uniform or reciprocal laws providing for the execution in the territory of a Member State of warrants of arrest issued in the territory of another Member State.