Case No. IT-02-54-T

IN THE TRIAL CHAMBER

Before:
Judge Richard May, Presiding
Judge Patrick Robinson
Judge O-Gon Kwon

Registrar:
Mr. Hans Holthuis

Order:
18 February 2004

PROSECUTOR

v.

SLOBODAN MILOSEVIC

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ORDER PURSUANT TO RULE 98 TO CALL AS A COURT WITNESS CARL BILDT

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Office of the Prosecutor:

Mr. Geoffrey Nice
Ms. Hildegaard Uertz-Retzlaff
Mr. Dermot Groome

Amici Curiae:

Mr. Steven Kay
Mr. Branislav Tapuskovic
Prof. Timothy McCormack

The Accused:

Mr. Slobodan Milosevic

 

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"),

Proprio motu

NOTING the following procedural history with respect to Carl Bildt:

  1. "Decision on Prosecutionís Fourth Omnibus Motion for Leave to Amend the Witness List and Request for Protective Measures", issued 21 November 2003, granting the Prosecution permission to add Carl Bildt ("witness") to its list of witnesses;

  2. "Order on Prosecutionís Request Concerning the Testimony of B-1731", issued 16 January 2004, denying the Prosecutionís request to admit into evidence a statement of the witness under Rule 89(F) of the Rules of Procedure and Evidence of the International Tribunal ("Rules"); and

  3. "Decision on Prosecutionís Second Application Under Rule 89 (F) to Receive the Evidence-in-Chief of Witness Carl Bildt in Written Form", issued 29 January 2004, granting the Prosecutionís second request to admit into evidence the statement of the witness under Rule 89(F) of the Rules,

NOTING that Rule 98 of the Rules provides that the Trial Chamber may proprio motu summon witnesses and order their attendance,

CONSIDERING that it would assist the Trial Chamber to receive the evidence of the witness and that it is appropriate for the Trial Chamber to call the witness under Rule 98 of the Rules,

PURSUANT to Rule 98 of the Rules,

HEREBY SUMMONS and ORDERS the attendance of Carl Bildt to give evidence before the Trial Chamber in the present matter and will ISSUE further orders with respect to this matter in due course.

 

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

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Patrick Robinson
Judge

Dated this 18th day of February 2004
At The Hague
The Netherlands

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