Case No. IT-03-66-T

IN TRIAL CHAMBER II

Before:
Judge Kevin Parker, Presiding
Judge Krister Thelin
Judge Christine Van Den Wyngaert

Registrar:
Mr. Hans Holthuis

Decision of:
2 May 2005

PROSECUTOR

v.

Fatmir LIMAJ
Haradin BALA
Isak MUSLIU

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ORDER VARYING TIME LIMIT FOR DEFENCE RESPONSES TO PROSECUTIONíS MOTION FOR RELIEF PURSUANT TO RULE 65 TER (G)

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The Office of the Prosecutor:

Mr. Alex Whiting
Mr. Julian Nicholls
Mr. Milbert Shin
Mr. Colin Black

Counsel for the Accused:

Mr. Michael Mansfield, QC, and Mr. Karim A. Khan for Fatmir Limaj
Mr. Gregor Guy-Smith and Mr. Richard Harvey for Haradin Bala
Mr. Michael Topolski, QC, and Mr. Steven Powles for Isak Musliu

 

This Trial 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, is seised of a written motion1 from the Office of the Prosecutor ("Prosecution") alleging certain deficiencies in the recent filings by each of the Accused in this case under Rule 65 ter (G) of the Rules of Procedure and Evidence ("Rules"), and requesting the Chamber to order the Accused to comply fully with the provisions of that Rule,

NOTING Rule 126 bis of the Rules which provides: "Unless otherwise ordered by a Chamber either generally or in the particular case, a response, if any, to a motion filed by a party shall be filed within fourteen days of the filing of the motion",

NOTING that the cases for the Defence are scheduled to commence on 17 May 2005,

CONSIDERING, therefore, that the matters addressed in the Prosecutionís motion require a speedy resolution,

PURSUANT TO Rules 54, 126 bis of the Rules,

HEREBY ORDERS the Defence for each of the Accused to file a written response, if any, to the Prosecutionís motion by 1200 hours on Friday 6 May 2005.

 

Done in English and French, the English version being authoritative.

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Judge Kevin Parker
Presiding

Dated this second day of May 2005
At The Hague
The Netherlands

[Seal of the Tribunal]


1. Confidential Prosecutionís Motion for Relief Pursuant to Rule 65 ter (G), 28 April 2005.