Case No.: IT-02-54-T

IN THE TRIAL CHAMBER

Before:
Judge Patrick Robinson, Presiding

Judge Richard May
Judge O-Gon Kwon

Registrar:
Mr. Hans Holthuis

Order of:
23 March 2004

PROSECUTOR

v.

SLOBODAN MILOSEVIC

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ORDER VARYING TIME LIMIT FOR PROSECUTION RESPONSE TO THE RULE 98 BIS MOTION

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The Office of the Prosecutor

Ms. Carla Del Ponte
Mr. Geoffrey Nice
Mr. Dermot Groome

The Accused

Mr. Slobodan Milosevic

Amici Curiae

Mr. Steven Kay, QC
Prof. Timothy L.H. 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 a Variation of the Time Limit to File Its Response Pursuant to Rule 98 bis", filed 23 March 2004 ("Motion"), in which the Prosecution seeks permission to file its Response pursuant to Rule 98 bis with a half-day delay,

NOTING Rule 127 of the Rules of Procedure and Evidence of the International Tribunal ("Rules"), which provides that a Trial Chamber may, on good cause being shown by motion, enlarge or reduce any time prescribed by or under the Rules,

NOTING that, in fact, the Prosecution has required an extension of a full day,

CONSIDERING that the Prosecution has shown good cause, being the complexity and length of the initial Motion and the Prosecution Response,

PURSUANT TO Rule 127 of the Rules

HEREBY GRANTS the Motion and ALLOWS the Prosecution to file its Response by the end of today.

 

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

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O-Gon Kwon
Judge

Dated this twenty-third day of March 2004
At The Hague
The Netherlands

[Seal of the Tribunal]