THE VICE-PRESIDENT OF THE INTERNATIONAL TRIBUNAL

Before:Vice-President Florence Ndepele Mwachande Mumba
Registrar:Mrs. Dorothee de Sampayo Garrido-Nijgh
Order of:24 March 2000

PROSECUTOR

v.

DARIO KORDIC
MARIO CERKEZ

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ORDER OF THE VICE-PRESIDENT FOR THE ASSIGNMENT
OF JUDGES TO A BENCH OF THE APPEALS CHAMBER

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Office of the Prosecutor:

Mr. Geoffrey Nice
Mr. Kenneth Scott
Ms. Susan Somers
Mr. Patrick Lopez-Terres

Counsel for Dario Kordic:

Mr. Mitko Naumovski
Mr. Turner T. Smith, Jr.
Mr Robert A. Stein
Mr. Stephen M. Sayers,

Counsel for Mario Cerkez:

Mr Bozidar Kovacic
Mr. Goran Mikulicic

 

I, Florence Ndepele Mwachande Mumba, Vice-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") exercising the functions of the President pursuant to Rule 21 of the Rules of Procedure and Evidence of the International Tribunal ("Rules"),

NOTING the "Accused Dario Kordicís Application for Leave to Pursue an Interlocutory Appeal of Trial Chamber IIIís March 10, 2000 Ruling to Admit into Evidence Seven Affidavits and One Formal Statement in Contravention of the Provisions of Rule 94ter", filed by Counsel for Dario Kordic on 17 March 2000 and "Accused Mario Cerkezís Notice of Joinder in Accused Dario Kordicís Application for Leave to Pursue an Interlocutory Appeal of Trial Chamber IIIís March 10, 2000 Ruling to Admit into Evidence Seven Affidavits and One Formal Statement in Contravention of the Provisions of Rule 94ter" filed by Counsel for Mario Cerkez on 17 March 2000 (together the "Applications for Leave to Appeal");

NOTING that the Applications for Leave to Appeal are made pursuant to sub-Rule 73(B) of the Rules;

HAVING CONSULTED the Judges of the International Tribunal;

PURSUANT to Article 14(3) of the Statute and Rules 21, 27 and 73 of the Rules;

HEREBY DECIDE to assign the matter of the Applications for Leave to Appeal to a bench of three Judges of the Appeals Chamber, subject to sub-Rule 22(B) of the Rules, composed as follows:

Judge Lal Chand Vohrah

Judge Rafael Nieto-Navia

Judge Fausto Pocar

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

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Florence Ndepele Mwachande Mumba
Vice-President

Dated this twenty-fourth day of March 2000
At The Hague,
The Netherlands.

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