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Clark and Garrison v Attorney-General (The Gambia)

Geographic relevance: The Gambia

Language: Inglés

Data type: Legal citations

About this resource:

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.

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