Case No.: IT-95-14-A

BEFORE THE PRE-APPEAL JUDGE

Before: Judge Fausto Pocar, Pre-Appeal Judge

Registrar: Mr. Hans Holthuis

Decision of: 28 August 2002

PROSECUTOR
v.
TIHOMIR BLASKIC

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DECISION ON MOTION FOR EXTENSION OF TIME AND PAGE LIMITS FOR APPELLANTíS REPLY

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Counsel for the Prosecutor:

Mr. Norman Farrell

Counsel for the Appellant:

Mr. Anto Nobilo
Mr. Russell Hayman
Mr. Andrew Payley

 

I, Fausto Pocar, Pre-Appeal Judge in this case,

BEING SEISED of the "Appellantís Request for An Extension of Time and Page Limits for Reply Brief Re Third Motion to Admit Additional Evidence Pursuant to Rule 115" filed confidentially on 16 August 2002, whereby the Appellant seeks an extension of time for the filing of his reply until 13 September 2002, and authorisation to exceed the page limit set out in the Practice Direction on the Length of Briefs and Motions IT/184 Rev.1 ("Practice Direction IT/184") to maximum of 20 pages or 6,000 words in length;

NOTING the "Prosecutionís Response to the Appellantís Motion for Extension of Time and Page Limits for Reply Brief Re Third Motion to Admit Additional Evidence Pursuant to Rule 115" filed confidentially on 20 August 2002 wherein the Prosecution does not oppose the Appellantís request for an extension of time but submits with respect to the extension of pages, that 15 pages would be sufficient for the Appellant to reply to the Prosecutionís Response;

PURSUANT to Rule 127 of the Rules of Procedure and Evidence of the International Tribunal and provision (C) (7) of Practice Direction IT/184;

HEREBY GRANT the authorisation sought by the Appellant to exceed the applicable page limit set out in Practice Direction IT/184, and allow him to file a Reply to the Prosecutionís Response to the Appellantís Third Motion to Admit Additional Evidence Pursuant to Rule 115, of 15 pages in total; and

ORDER that the deadline for filing the Reply shall be further extended to 9 September 2002.

 

Done in both English and French, the English text being authoritative.

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Fausto Pocar
Pre-Appeal Judge

Dated this twenty eighth day of August 2002
At The Hague,
The Netherlands.