Law Enforcement: Transfer of Sentenced Persons

Agreement signed at Hong Kong April 15, 1997; Transmitted by the President of the United States of America to the Senate May 5, 1997 (Treaty Doc. 105-7, 105th Congress, 1st Session); Reported favorably by the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations  October 14, 1998 (Senate Executive Report No. 105-24, 105th Congress, 2nd Session); Advice and consent to ratification by the Senate October 21, 1998; Ratified by the President December 18, 1998; Exchange of diplomatic notes at Hong Kong March 19, 1999; entered into force April 18, 1999.

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