The Constitution of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago

State:Trinidad and Tobago
Date: Aug. 1, 1976

Relevant Keywords

Appeal against other decisions - national proceedings
Fair trial standards
Immunity - national proceedings
National penalties - death sentence
Presumption of innocence
Rights during investigation - access to interpreter and translation if questioned in other language
Rights during investigation - arbitrary arrest or detention and deprivation of liberty
Rights during investigation - informed of belief that crime has been committed
Rights during investigation - legal assistance
Rights during investigation - not to be subjected to any form of coercion, duress or threat, to torture or to any other form of cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment
Rights during investigation - self incrimination
Rights during trial - burden of proof
Rights during trial - counsel of accused's choosing
Rights during trial - free communication with counsel
Rights during trial - informed promptly and in detail of charges
Rights during trial - interpretation and translation
Rights during trial - legal assistance
Rights during trial - tried without undue delay
State privileges and immunities