BEFORE THE APPEALS CHAMBER

Before:
Judge Patricia Wald, Presiding
Judge Lal Chand Vohrah
Judge Rafael Nieto-Navia
Judge Fausto Pocar
Judge Liu Daqun

Registrar:
Mr. Hans Holthuis

Order of:
30 May 2001

PROSECUTOR

v.

ZORAN KUPRESKIC
MIRJAN KUPRESKIC
VLATKO KUPRESKIC
DRAGO JOSIPOVIC
VLADIMIR SANTIC

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DECISION ON THE PROSECUTIONíS MOTION
SEEKING LEAVE TO FILE AN AMENDED APPEAL BRIEF

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Counsel for the Prosecutor:

Mr. Upawansa Yapa

Counsel for the Defence:

Mr. Ranko Radovic, Mr. Tomislav Pasarić for Zoran Kupreskic
Ms. Jadranka Slokovic-Glumac, Ms. Desanka Vranjican for Mirjan Kupre
skic
Mr. Anthony Abell, Mr. John Livingston for Vlatko Kupreskic
Mr. William Clegg Q.C., Ms. Goranka Herljevic for Drago Josipovic
Mr. Petar Pavkovic, Mr. Mirko Vrdoljak for Vladimir Santic

 

THE APPEALS CHAMBER 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"),

BEING SEIZED OF the "Prosecutionís Motion Seeking Leave to File an Amended Appeal Brief" filed on 15 May 2001 ("the Motion"), which seeks leave from the Appeals Chamber to file an amended Appeal Brief in lieu of its Appeal Brief filed on 3 July 2000;

NOTING that the "Prosecutionís Amended Appeal Brief" has been filed with the Motion;

NOTING that no appellant has filed a response to the Motion;

CONSIDERING that no appellant has filed a Respondentís Brief under Rule 112 of the Rules of Procedure and Evidence ("the Rules") in response to the Appeal Brief of 3 July 2000;

CONSIDERING that as the jurisprudence of the International Tribunal has developed since the Appeal Brief of 3 July 2000 was filed it would be in the interests of justice for the Prosecution to clarify its arguments on appeal in the light of those developments;

HEREBY GRANTS the Motion and ORDERS that the Prosecutionís Amended Appeal Brief shall substitute the Appeal Brief of 3 July 2000 as the Prosecutionís appeal brief of argument under Rule 111 of the Rules;

 

 

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

 

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Patricia Wald
Presiding Judge

 

Dated this 30th day of May 2001
At The Hague,
The Netherlands.

 

[Seal of the Tribunal]