Judge Patrick Robinson, Presiding
Judge David Hunt
Judge Mohamed Bennouna

Mrs. Dorothee de Sampayo Garrido-Nijgh

Order of:
22 September 2000



Blagoje SIMIC
Miroslav TADIC




The Office of the Prosecutor:

Ms. Nancy Paterson

Counsel for the Accused:

Mr. Slobodan Zecevic, for Milan Simic
Mr. Igor Pantelic and Mr. Novak Lucic, for Miroslav Tadic
Mr. Deyan Brashich, for Stevan Todorovic
Mr. Borislav Pisarevic and Mr. Aleksander Lazarevic, for Simo Zaric


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 ("the International Tribunal"),

NOTING the "Notice and Request for a Scheduling Order" filed on behalf of the accused, Stevan Todorovic, on 21 September 2000, requesting the scheduling of a hearing for the continuation of giving of evidence in connection with the review of the arrest and detention of the accused, Stevan Todorovic, ("the evidentiary hearing"),

NOTING that the last Status Conference held in this case was held on 28 June 2000,

NOTING the Orders issued by the Trial Chamber on 4 April 2000 and 29 May 2000 granting provisional release to the accused Miroslav Tadic, Simo Zaric and Milan Simic,

CONSIDERING that the Trial Chamber remains seised of a "Notice of Motion for Judicial Assistance" filed by the Defence for Stevan Todorovic, pursuant to which the Defence seeks production of various materials for use in the evidentiary hearing, the determination of which may impact upon the scheduling requirements for the evidentiary hearing,

CONSIDERING that, in any event, Rule 65 bis of the Rules of Procedure and Evidence of the International Tribunal ("the Rules") requires the Trial Chamber to convene a status conference every one hundred and twenty days,

CONSIDERING FURTHER that the Trial Chamber does not find it necessary for the three accused who have been granted provisional release to return to the seat of the International Tribunal to attend the status conference, provided that all three are represented at the status conference by their duly assigned counsel,

PURSUANT TO Rule 65 bis of the Rules

HEREBY SCHEDULES a status conference to be held in this matter on Wednesday 11 October 2000, commencing at 4 p.m., and ORDERS that the accused, Miroslav Tadic, Simo Zaric and Milan Simic, are not required to attend in person for the status conference but may be present through their duly authorised legal representatives, as assigned by the Registrar of the International Tribunal.

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


Patrick Robinson

Dated this twenty-second day of September 2000
At The Hague
The Netherlands

[Seal of the Tribunal]