Case: IT-98-33-A

IN THE APPEALS CHAMBER

Before: Judge David Hunt, Pre-Appeal Judge

Registrar: Mr Hans Holthuis

Order of: 15 February 2002

PROSECUTOR

v

Radislav KRSTIC

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ORDER ON PROSECUTIONíS REQUEST FOR LEAVE TO FILE A RESPONSE TO APPELLANTíS 24 DECEMBER 2001 SUPPLEMENTAL REPLY

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Counsel for the Prosecutor:

Mr Norman Farrell

Counsel for the Defence:

Mr Nenad Petrusic
Mr Tomislav Visnjic

 

I, DAVID HUNT, Judge 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 ("the International Tribunal");

BEING SEISED of the "Request for Leave to File a Supplementary Response and Prosecutionís Supplementary Response to Appellantís 24 December 2001 Supplemental Reply" filed confidentially on 12 February 2002, in which the Prosecution seeks a) permission to file its response to the new arguments advanced by Radislav Krstic (the "Appellant") in his reply, b) an extension of time within which to file the said response, and c) authorisation to exceed the applicable page limit set out in the Practice Direction on the Length of Briefs and Motions IT/184 ("the Practice Direction IT/184") to a total of 19 pages plus two annexes;

NOTING that Counsel for the Appellant has indicated orally that the latter does not oppose to the granting of the relief sought by the Prosecution and requested authorisation to file his reply by 20 February 2002;

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

HEREBY GRANT the Prosecution leave to file a Response to the 24 December 2001 Supplemental Reply, AUTHORIZE the additional length of such Response, RECOGNISE the filing on 12 February 2002 as validly done, and ORDER that the deadline for filing the Appellantís Reply to the Prosecutionís Response be extended to 21 February 2002.

 

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

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David Hunt
Pre-Appeal Judge

Dated this fifteenth day of February 2002
At The Hague,
The Netherlands.

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