The objective of this Treaty is to establish, within the Caribbean Community, a system of arrest and surrender of requested persons for the purposes of:

  • conducting a criminal prosecution for an applicable offence or
  • executing a custodial sentence where the requested persons have fled from justice after being sentenced for an applicable offence

Grounds for Issuance of CARICOM Arrest Warrant

A CARICOM arrest warrant may be issued for the arrest and surrender of a person who:

  • is reasonably suspected of having committed an applicable offence; or
  • has fled from justice after a custodial sentence has been imposed for an applicable offence

Read the entire CARICOM Arrest Warrant Treaty (PDF, 1.75 MB) document.

Posted: 25/07/2017