Case No. IT-02-54-T

IN THE TRIAL CHAMBER

Before:
Judge Patrick Robinson, Presiding
Judge O-Gon Kwon
Judge Iain Bonomy

Registrar:
Mr. Hans Holthuis

Decision:
5 May 2005

PROSECUTOR

v.

SLOBODAN MILOSEVIC

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DECISION ON PROSECUTION MOTION FOR ORDER DIRECTING THE DEFENCE TO IMMEDIATELY PROVIDE ADDITIONAL MATERIAL FROM DEFENCE WITNESS DRAGAN JASOVIC

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Office of the Prosecutor:

Ms. Carla Del Ponte
Mr. Geoffrey Nice

The Accused:

Mr. Slobodan Milosevic

Court Assigned Counsel:

Mr. Steven Kay, QC
Ms. Gillian Higgins

Amicus Curiae:

Prof. Timothy McCormack

 

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 ("International Tribunal"),

BEING SEISED of a "Prosecutionís Motion for Order Directing the Defence to Immediately Provide Additional Material from Defence Witness Dragan Jasovic", filed 28 April 2005 ("Motion"), requesting the Trial Chamber to issue an order directing the Defence to immediately provide copies of all records created by Defence Witness Dragan Jasovic ("witness") and other members of the Urosevac SUP or other Republic of Serbia institutions, related to events in the village of Racak during 1998 and 1999, which are presently located in Leskovac, Serbia,

CONSIDERING that the Trial Chamber has already facilitated fulfilment of the relief requested in the Motion by (1) inquiring with the witness whether he would be willing and able to produce the requested materials to the Registry and (2) instructing the Registry to provide to the Prosecution copies of any materials provided to the Registry by the witness prior to the date upon which the witnessí cross-examination will commence,1

CONSIDERING that the witness agreed that he would do his best to locate the materials and provide them to the Registry,2

PURSUANT to Rule 54 of the Rules of Procedure and Evidence of the International Tribunal,

HEREBY DENIES the Motion.

 

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

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Judge Robinson
Presiding

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

[Seal of the Tribunal]


1. T. 38873-38875 (27 April 2005).
2. Ibid.