Judge Richard May, Presiding
Judge Patrick Robinson
Judge O-gon Kwon

Mr. Hans Holthuis

Order of:
5 December 2001







Office of the Prosecutor:

Ms. Carla Del Ponte
Ms. Cristina Romano
Mr. Dirk Ryneveld
Mr. Milbert Shin
Ms. Hildegaard Uertz-Retzlaff
Mr. Daniel Saxon
Mr. Geoffrey Nice
Ms. Julia Baly
Mr. Daryl A. Mundis

The Accused:

Slobodan Milosevic

Amicus Curiae:

Mr. Steven Kay
Mr. Branislav Tapuskovic
Mr. Michaïl Wladimiroff


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"),

Proprio motu

BEING SEISED of a "Motion for Joinder" filed by the Office of the Prosecutor ("Prosecution") on 27 November 2001 ("the Motion"), seeking a joint trial for the accused on the three indictments in these cases,

NOTING the Order of the Trial Chamber of 23 November 2001 scheduling oral argument on any such motion for Tuesday 11 December 2001,

PURSUANT TO Rule 54 and 73 of the Rules of Procedure and Evidence of the International Tribunal

HEREBY INSTRUCTS the parties to address the Chamber, inter alia, on the following issues in relation to the Motion:

(1) the theory of responsibility of the accused with respect to each indictment;

(2) the number of witnesses expected to be called for each case;

(3) the number of exhibits expected to be tendered in each case;

(4) the time anticipated for preparation for trial in each case;

(5) the expected length of trial if each case is tried separately; and

(6) the expected length of trial if a joint trial is ordered.


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

Richard May

Dated this fifth day of December 2001
At The Hague
The Netherlands

[Seal of the Tribunal]