Practice Relating to Rule 100. Fair Trial Guarantees
Section D. Information on the nature and cause of the accusation
Côte d’Ivoire’s Criminal Procedure Code (1960), as amended up to 1969, states:
TITLE I: THE COURT OF ASSIZES
CHAPTER 4: THE PREPARATORY PROCEDURE TO THE ASSIZES SESSIONS
SECTION 1: MANDATORY PROCEDURES
The remand mandate is notified to the accused.
A copy is left to him or her.
This notification must be made in person if the accused is in custody. Otherwise, it shall be served in the manner provided for in Title IV of this Book.
Every accused is provided, free of charge, with a copy of the minutes setting out the offence, the written witnesses’ statements and the experts’ reports.