Case No.: IT-94-2-A
THE PRESIDENT OF THE INTERNATIONAL TRIBUNAL
Judge Theodor Meron, President
Mr. Hans Holthuis
23 January 2004
ORDER ASSIGNING JUDGES TO A CASE BEFORE THE APPEALS CHAMBER AND DESIGNATING THE PRE-APPEAL JUDGE
Counsel for the Prosecutor
Mr. Norman Farrell
Counsel for the Appellant
Mr. Howard Morrison, Q.C.
Ms. Tanja Radosavljevic
I, THEODOR MERON, President of the International Tribunal for the Prosecution of Persons Responsible for Serious Violations of International Humanitarian Law Committed in the Territory of the Former Yugoslavia Since 1991 ("International Tribunal"),
NOTING the "Sentencing Judgement" issued by Trial Chamber II on 18 December 2003;
NOTING the "Notice of Appeal Under Rule 108" filed by counsel for the Appellant Dragan Nikolic on 16 January 2004;
CONSIDERING the composition of the Appeals Chamber of the International Tribunal as set out in Document IT/222, dated 17 November 2003;
CONSIDERING Articles 12(3) and 14(3) of the Statute of the Tribunal and Rule 27(C) of the Rules of Procedure and Evidence of the International Tribunal ("Rules");
NOTING Article 14(2) of the Statute of the International Tribunal, which provides that the President of the Tribunal is ex officio the Presiding Judge of the Appeals Chamber;
CONSIDERING that Rule 65 ter of the Rules, read together with Rule 107 of the Rules, authorizes the Presiding Judge of the Appeals Chamber to designate a Member of the Appeals Chamber to be responsible for pre-appeal proceedings ("Pre-Appeal Judge");
HEREBY ORDER that in Case No. IT-94-2-A, Dragan Nikolic v. The Prosecutor, the Appeals Chamber shall be composed, with immediate effect, as follows:
Judge Theodor Meron
Judge Fausto Pocar
Judge Mohamed Shahabuddeen
Judge Mehmet Güney
Judge Inés Mónica Weinberg de Roca.
AND DESIGNATE, with immediate effect, Judge Mehmet Güney as Pre-Appeal Judge.
Done in English and French, the English version being authoritative.
Done this 23rd day of January 2004,
At The Hague,
Judge Theodor Meron
[Seal of the Tribunal]