Practice Relating to Rule 100. Fair Trial Guarantees
Section F. Trial without undue delay
Colombia’s Instructors’ Manual (1999) provides: “Anybody who is accused has the right to … a due … trial without unjustified delay”.
Colombia’s Criminal Procedure Code (2004) states:
In the course of criminal proceedings, once a person has been charged with an offence, he or she has the right … :
k) to have a public, oral, adversarial and impartial trial … without unjustified delays.