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Code of Virginia
Title 19.2. Criminal Procedure
Chapter 8. Extradition of Criminals
1/24/2021

§ 19.2-109. Application for requisition for return of person charged with crime.

When the return to this Commonwealth of a person charged with crime in this Commonwealth is required, the attorney for the Commonwealth shall present to the Governor his written application for a requisition for the return of the person charged, in which application shall be stated the name of the person so charged, the crime charged against him, the approximate time, place and circumstances of its commission, the state in which he is believed to be, including the location of the accused therein at the time the application is made, and certifying that, in the opinion of the attorney for the Commonwealth, the ends of justice require the arrest and return of the accused to this Commonwealth for trial and that the proceeding is not instituted to enforce a private claim.

Code 1950, § 19.1-73; 1960, c. 366; 1975, c. 495.

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