Before: Judge Florence Ndepele Mwachande Mumba, Pre-Trial Judge

Registrar: Mrs. Dorothee de Sampayo Garrido-Nijgh

Order of: 16 September 1998








The Office of the Prosecutor:

Ms. Hildegard Uertz-Retzlaff

Counsel for the Accused:

Mr. Mihajlo Bakrac


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");

CONSIDERING the Trial Chamber’s responsibility to ensure that both the Prosecution and Defence are fully prepared to proceed to trial;

CONSIDERING FURTHER the need to establish a trial date;

BEING SEISED of the Prosecutor’s Motion to Protect Victims and Witnesses filed on 16/6/1998 and the Defence’s Response thereto filed on 10 July 1998;

NOTING the Defence request for oral argument on the Motion;

PURSUANT to Articles 21 and 22 of the Statute and to Rules 65bis and 65ter of the Rules of Procedure and Evidence;

HEREBY ORDERS as follows:

  1. The Trial Chamber shall hear oral argument on the Motion, and immediately thereafter
  2. The Trial Chamber shall hold a Status Conference

ON 2 October 1998 at 1430 hours.


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


Florence Ndepele Mwachande Mumba

Pre-Trial Judge

Dated this sixteenth day of September 1998

At The Hague,

The Netherlands