C-25.1 - Code of Penal Procedure

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94. The trial of proceedings instituted against a defendant whose detention is continued shall begin without undue delay and not later than the eighth day following his arrest or the order of the Superior Court; otherwise, the defendant must be released from custody unconditionally unless he has caused the trial to be delayed or unless he is detained for some other reason.
1987, c. 96, a. 94.