Case No.: IT-02-61-S

IN TRIAL CHAMBER II

Before:
Judge Florence Ndepele Mwachande Mumba, Pre Sentencing Judge

Registrar:
Mr Hans Holthuis

Order of:
6 October 2003

PROSECUTOR

v.

MIROSLAV DERONJIC

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DECISION ON REQUEST TO DEFER DETERMINATION ON MOTION FOR ACCESS TO CONFIDENTIAL MATERIAL

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The Office of the Prosecutor:

Mr. Ekkehard Withopf
Mr. Jayantha Jayasuriya

Counsel for the Defence in the Oric case:

Ms. Vasvija Vidovic
Mr. John Jones

Counsel for the Defence in the Deronjic case:

Mr Slobodan Cvijetic
Mr Slobodan Zecevic

 

I, Florence Ndepele Mwachande Mumba, pre-sentencing Judge in this case,

BEING SEIZED OF the "Prosecutionís Request to Defer the Determination on the 'Motion for Access to Confidential Supporting Material, Filings, Transcripts and Exhibits in Prosecutor v. Miroslav Deronjic (Case No: IT-02-61-PT)Ē, ("Request"), filed by the Prosecution on 17 September 2003,

NOTING the "Motion for Access to Confidential Supp Supporting Material, Filings, Transcripts and Exhibits in Prosecutor v. Miroslav Deronjic (Case No: IT-02-61-PT)," ("Motion"), filed by the Defence in Prosecutor v. Oric on 5 September 2003,

NOTING the "Prosecutionís Communication Informing about the Progress of the Discussions between Defence Counsel and the Prosecution in Relation to the 'Motion for Access to Confidential Material, Filings, Transcripts and Exhibits in Prosecutor v. Miroslav Deronjic (Case No: IT-02-61-PT)Ē, ("Communication"), filed by the Prosecution on 3 October 2003,

NOTING that the Prosecution entered into a dialogue with the Defence in Prosecutor v. Oric in order to discuss whether and under which conditions access to such materials could be granted to the Defence in Prosecutor v. Oric,

NOTING that according to the Communication, parties have reached an agreement and that all relevant material has been disclosed or will be disclosed within three weeks after 3 October 2003,

NOTING that the Prosecution requests the Trial Chamber to defer its determination on the Motion by the Defence in Prosecutor v. Oric and grant permission to the Prosecution to delay filing its Response until 31 October 2003,

CONSIDERING that good cause has been shown,

PURSUANT TO Rule 54 and 127,

HEREBY GRANTS the Prosecutionís Motion and ORDERS the Prosecution to file a Response to the Motion at the latest on 31 October 2003.

 

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

Dated this sixth day of October 2003
At The Hague,
The Netherlands

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Florence Ndepele Mwachande Mumba
Pre-Sentencing Judge

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