THE VICE-PRESIDENT OF THE INTERNATIONAL TRIBUNAL
Before: Vice-President Mohamed Shahabuddeen
Registrar: Mrs. Dorothee de Sampayo Garrido-Nijgh
Order of: 20 January 1999
ZDRAVKO MUCIC a/k/a "PAVO"
ESAD LANDZO a/k/a "ZENGA"
ORDER OF THE VICE-PRESIDENT FOR THE ASSIGNMENT
OF JUDGES TO THE APPEALS CHAMBER
The Office of the Prosecutor:
Mr. Yapa Upawansa
Counsel for the Accused:
Mr. John Ackerman, Mr. Eugene OSullivan, for Zejnil Delalic
Ms. Nihada Buturovic, Mr. Howard Morrison, for Zdravko Mucic
Mr. Salih Karabdic, Mr. Thomas Moran, for Hazim Delic
Ms. Cynthia Sinatra, for Esad Landzo
I, Mohamed Shahabuddeen, 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 Judgement of Trial Chamber II in the trial of Zejnil Delalic, Zdravko Mucic, Hazim Delic and Esad Landzo, dated 16 November 1998 ("Celebici Judgement");
NOTING that the following appeals have been filed from the Celebici Judgement:
CONSIDERING that President Gabrielle Kirk McDonald and Judge Lal Chand Vohrah have withdrawn themselves from hearing these appeals pursuant to sub-Rule 15(A) of the Rules, due to previous involvement in pre-trial matters in this case;
NOTING that Article 12(b) of the Statute of the International Tribunal ("Statute") provides that five judges shall serve on the Appeals Chamber;
HAVING CONSULTED the Judges of the International Tribunal;
CONSIDERING Article 14(3) of the Statute and Rule 27 of the Rules;
PURSUANT to Rule 21 of the Rules;
HEREBY DECIDE to assign Judge David Hunt and Judge Mohamed Bennouna as members of the Appeals Chamber for the purposes of the appeals from the Celebici Judgement.
THEREFORE, subject to sub-Rule 22(B) of the Rules, the Appeals Chamber in case IT-96-21-A, the Prosecutor v. Zejnil Delalic, Zdravko Mucic a/k/a "Pavo", Hazim Delic, Esad Landzo a/k/a "Zenga", shall be composed as follows:
Judge Mohamed Shahabuddeen
Judge Wang Tieya
Judge Rafael Nieto-Navia
Judge David Hunt
Judge Mohamed Bennouna
Done in both English and French, the English text being authoritative.
Dated this twentieth day of January 1999
At The Hague,