Judge Mohamed Shahabuddeen, Presiding
Judge Lal Chand Vohrah
Judge Rafael Nieto-Navia
Judge Patricia Wald
Judge Fausto Pocar

Mrs. Dorothee de Sampayo Garrido-Nijgh

Order of:
11 May 2000







The Office of the Prosecutor:

Mr. Upawansa Yapa

Counsel for Goran Jelisic:

Mr. Veselin Londrovic
Mr. Michael Greaves


THIS Appeals 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 ("the Appeals Chamber" and "the International Tribunal" respectively),

BEING SEISED OF a "Motion for Extension of Time", filed by the Appellant on 3 May 2000, in which the Appellant seeks an order under Rule 127(B) allowing an extension of time for the filing of his Appeal Brief by 56 days from 15 May 2000;

NOTING Trial Chamber I’s Judgement against Goran Jelisic, pronounced on 19 October 1999;

NOTING the "Prosecution’s Notice of Appeal", filed on 21 October 1999;

NOTING the "Notice of Cross-Appeal", filed by Counsel for Goran Jelisic ("the Defence") on 26 October 1999;

NOTING Trial Chamber I’s written Judgement against Goran Jelisic, issued on 14 December 1999;

NOTING the "Notice of Appeal", filed by the Defence on 15 December 1999, "against the sentence and Judgement pronounced on the 14th day of December 1999";

NOTING the Appeals Chamber’s "Scheduling Order" of 7 March 2000, in which the Chamber orders that the Appellants’ Briefs under Rule 111 shall be filed no later than 15 May 2000;

NOTING the "Prosecution Response to Defence Motion for Extension of Time filed on 3 May 2000 (the Second Defence Motion)", filed on 9 May 2000, in which the Prosecutor does not object to the extension of time requested by the Appellant;

NOTING that, pursuant to Rule 127(B), the Appeals Chamber may enlarge any time prescribed by or under the Rules, on good cause being shown by motion;

CONSIDERING that the delay in providing lead counsel for the Appellant with a full set of audio tapes in a language he can understand, as undertaken by the Registrar in this case, constitutes "good cause" within the meaning of Rule 127(B);

HEREBY ORDERS that briefs shall be filed according to the following revised schedule:

1. Appellants’ Briefs shall be filed by 10 July 2000;

2. Respondents’ Briefs shall be filed by 9 August 2000;

3. Briefs in Reply may be filed by 24 August 2000.

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

Mohamed Shahabuddeen

Dated this eleventh day of May 2000
At The Hague,
The Netherlands.

[Seal of the Tribunal]