§ 40-9-101 Short title
§ 40-9-102 Chapter definitions
§ 40-9-103 Warrant of arrest for crime in another state
§ 40-9-104 Arrest without warrant for felony in another state
§ 40-9-105 Commitment awaiting extradition
§ 40-9-106 Admission to bail
§ 40-9-107 Forfeiture of bail
§ 40-9-108 Disposition of prisoner on expiration of time specified in warrant of commitment — No discharge pending proceedings before governor
§ 40-9-109 Governor’s duty to cause arrest and extradition of fugitives
§ 40-9-110 Contents of demands from other states
§ 40-9-111 Investigation by prosecuting officer
§ 40-9-112 Allegations required in demand for extradition
§ 40-9-113 Acts resulting in crime in state in which accused is not present
§ 40-9-114 Guilt or innocence not inquired into
§ 40-9-115 Demand for person held on charge of crime in Tennessee
§ 40-9-116 Issuance of warrant of arrest
§ 40-9-117 Recall or reissuance of warrant
§ 40-9-118 Authority given by governor’s warrant
§ 40-9-119 Information to person arrested — Habeas corpus
§ 40-9-120 Confinement of prisoner en route
§ 40-9-121 Demand for fugitive from Tennessee
§ 40-9-122 Warrant to agent to return prisoner
§ 40-9-123 Application for requisition of person charged with crime
§ 40-9-124 Application for requisition of escapee, bail jumper, parole violator, probationer, or community corrections violator
§ 40-9-125 Form and contents of application
§ 40-9-126 Expenses paid by state
§ 40-9-127 Expenses paid by county
§ 40-9-128 Trial for crimes not specified in requisition
§ 40-9-129 Construction of chapter
§ 40-9-130 Waiver

Terms Used In Tennessee Code > Title 40 > Chapter 9 - Uniform Criminal Extradition Act

  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Common law: The legal system that originated in England and is now in use in the United States. It is based on judicial decisions rather than legislative action.
  • Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
  • County mayor: means and includes "county executive" unless the context clearly indicates otherwise. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • Entitlement: A Federal program or provision of law that requires payments to any person or unit of government that meets the eligibility criteria established by law. Entitlements constitute a binding obligation on the part of the Federal Government, and eligible recipients have legal recourse if the obligation is not fulfilled. Social Security and veterans' compensation and pensions are examples of entitlement programs.
  • Executive authority: includes the governor, and any person performing the functions of governor in a state other than this state. See Tennessee Code 40-9-102
  • Extradition: The formal process of delivering an accused or convicted person from authorities in one state to authorities in another state.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Governor: includes any person performing the functions of governor by authority of the law of this state. See Tennessee Code 40-9-102
  • Grand jury: agreement providing that a lender will delay exercising its rights (in the case of a mortgage,
  • Indictment: The formal charge issued by a grand jury stating that there is enough evidence that the defendant committed the crime to justify having a trial; it is used primarily for felonies.
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • Precedent: A court decision in an earlier case with facts and law similar to a dispute currently before a court. Precedent will ordinarily govern the decision of a later similar case, unless a party can show that it was wrongly decided or that it differed in some significant way.
  • Probate: Proving a will
  • Records: as used in this part , shall be construed to mean any records of the county legislative body and common law, circuit, criminal, or chancery court, the register's books, the surveyor's and entry taker's book, and all other public records, required by law to be kept in the several courts of this state. See Tennessee Code 10-7-101
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.