[2009] UKPC 7

In the circumstances, a delay of 19 months between the hearing of a straightforward appeal against conviction and its ultimate dismissal amounted to a breach of the guarantee of a fair hearing within a reasonable time enshrined in the Constitution of Mauritius 1968 s.10(1).

PC (Mau) (Lord Phillips of Worth Matravers, Lord Scott of Foscote, Lord Rodger of Earlsferry, Lord Walker of Gestingthorpe, Lord Brown of Eaton-under-Heywood)


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