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Chung, Patrick v The Attorney General of Jamaica and the Director of Public Prosecutions

Case Number: 
2018 HCV 01788
Neutral Citation: 
[2019] JMSC FULL 3
Date of Delivery: 
12.04.2019

Constitutional law – Right to fair trial within a reasonable time – Period before charge 27 years – Period after charge 7 years – Incest – Indecent Assault – Whether delay breached right to hearing within a reasonable time – Whether right to fair hearing breached or is likely to be breached – Whether stay of proceedings the appropriate relief – Charter of Fundamental Rights and Freedoms (Constitutional Amendment) Act – Section 16.