The Gambian Supreme Court ruled that to determine what is “reasonable time”, the Court should be guided by the following factors: The length of the delay; The reasons given by the prosecution to justify the delay; The consequences for the delay; and The responsibility of the accused for asserting his or her rights.
(5) If any person arrested or detained is not tried within a reasonable time, then without prejudice to any further proceedings which may be brought against him or her, he or she shall be released either unconditionally or upon reasonable conditions, including, in particular, such conditions as are reasonably necessary to ensure that he or she appears at […]
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