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Code of Virginia
Title 53.1. Prisons and Other Methods of Correction
Chapter 10. Commitment of Aliens

§ 53.1-220. Transfer of prisoners pursuant to treaty.

When a treaty between the United States and a foreign country provides for the transfer to such foreign country, with the consent of the appropriate state authorities, of convicted offenders in state correctional systems who are citizens or nationals of such foreign country, the Governor is authorized, subject to the terms of such treaty, to act on behalf of the Commonwealth and to consent to the transfer of such convicted offenders.

Code 1950, § 53-315.1; 1978, c. 620; 1982, c. 636.

The chapters of the acts of assembly referenced in the historical citation at the end of this section may not constitute a comprehensive list of such chapters and may exclude chapters whose provisions have expired.