Case No. IT-98-34-A
BEFORE THE PRE-APPEAL JUDGE
Judge Fausto Pocar, Pre-Appeal Judge
Mr. Hans Holthuis
19 February 2004
MLADEN NALETILIC, aka ďTUTAĒ
VINKO MARTINOVIC, aka ďSTELA"
DECISION ON MOTION FOR EXTENSION OF TIME TO FILE REPLY TO PROSECUTIONíS RESPONSE TO MLADEN NALETILICíS SUBMISSION REGARDING WITNESS NC
Counsel for the Prosecutor:
Mr. Norman Farrell
Counsel for the Defense:
Mr. Matt Hennessy and Mr. Christopher Y. Meek for Mladen Naletilic
Mr. Zelimir Par and Mr. Kurt Kerns for Vinko Martinovic
I, FAUSTO POCAR, Pre-Appeal Judge in this case,
NOTING the Order issued by me on 12 February 2004 ("Order"), directing the Defence to file a reply to the "Prosecutionís Response to ĎMladen Naletilicís Submission Regarding Witness ĎNCí"1 ("Response"), including the proposed redactions in Annex A attached thereto, within seven days from the filing of the orderóthat is, by 19 February 2004;
BEING SEIZED OF Mladen Naletilicís "Unopposed Motion for Extension of Time to Reply to the Prosecutionís Response to Mladen Naletilicís Submission Regarding Witness NC" filed on 18 February 2004 ("Motion"), wherein Counsel for Naletilic, citing administrative failures within Lead Counselís office, as well as Counselís resulting lack of sufficient time to review the proposed redactions in Annex A, seeks an extension of 14 days to reply to the Response;
NOTING that the Prosecution has indicated that it does not object to the Motion;
RECALLING the importance of the issues at hand and the detailed arguments advanced by the Prosecution in the Response;
GRANT the Motion, and ORDER the Defense to file its reply to the Response, including the proposed redactions in Annex A attached thereto, by or on 4 March 2004.
Done in both English and French, the English text being authoritative.
Done this 19th day of February 2004,
At The Hague,
[Seal of the Tribunal]