Before: Judge Richard May, Presiding

Judge Lal Chand Vohrah

Judge Florence Ndepele Mwachande Mumba

Registrar: Mrs. Dorothee de Sampayo Garrido-Nijgh

Order of: 5 March 1998








The Office of the Prosecutor:

Mr. Grant Niemann
Mr. Michael Keegan
Ms. Hildegard Uertz-Retzlaff
Mr. Morten Bergsmo

Counsel for the Accused:

Mr. Dusan Vucicevic



NOTING the oral agreement of the Parties to the measures outlined below at the status conference of 2 March 1998,

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


subject to further notice to the Parties, the date for commencement of the trial is set for Monday 11 May 1998 at 10 a.m;

not less than twenty-one days prior to the commencement of the trial, that is by Monday 20 April 1998, the Office of the Prosecutor ("Prosecution") shall submit to the Trial Chamber the statements of the witnesses it intends to call at that time and any other documentary material upon which it intends to rely at trial, it being understood that these statements and material shall not be used as evidence unless and until admitted by the Trial Chamber in the course of the trial;

the Prosecution shall by Monday 20 April 1998 indicate the number of witnesses it intends to call, stating for each witness, to the extent possible, the count to which the witness will testify, and submit a tentative estimate of the length of the examination-in-chief for each witness;

the Prosecution shall by Monday 20 April 1998 submit to the Trial Chamber details of all matters on which the Prosecution intends to request that judicial notice be taken;


the Prosecution shall by Monday 20 April 1998 file a pre-trial brief clarifying the allegations in the indictment, setting out the details of the case and identifying the points at issue;

by Monday 4 May 1998 the Defence shall file one or more documents setting out those points, if any, of the indictment and the Prosecution pre-trial brief which are admitted, those which are denied and the grounds for so doing, and setting out in general terms the defence to the indictment; and

the Defence shall by Monday 4 May 1998 file its response to the Prosecution submission as to judicial notice.


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


Richard May

Presiding Judge

Dated this fifth day of March 1998

At The Hague

The Netherlands

[Seal of the Tribunal]