Practice Relating to Rule 98. Enforced Disappearance
Section B. Preventive measures
In 2005, in the Constitutional Case No. C-473/05, the Plenary Chamber of Colombia’s Constitutional Court stated:
The objective of the urgent tracing mechanism is for judicial authorities to immediately exercise every diligence for the purpose of finding out the location of those presumed missing. Therefore, … the urgent tracing mechanism has a preventive goal regarding the commission of the crime of enforced disappearance.