2018 Tennessee Code
Title 40 - Criminal Procedure
Chapter 9 - Uniform Criminal Extradition Act
§ 40-9-112. Allegations required in demand for extradition.

Universal Citation: TN Code § 40-9-112 (2018)
  • A warrant of extradition must not be issued unless the documents presented by the executive authority making the demand show that:
  • (1) Except in cases arising under § 40-9-113, the accused was present in the demanding state at the time of the commission of the alleged crime, and thereafter fled from the state;

  • (2) The accused is now in this state; and

  • (3) The accused is lawfully charged by indictment found or by information filed by a prosecuting officer and supported by affidavit to the facts, or by affidavit made before a magistrate in that state, with having committed a crime under the laws of that state, or that the accused has been convicted of a crime in that state and has escaped from confinement or broken parole.

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