Judge Mohamed Shahabuddeen, Presiding
Judge Antonio Cassese
Judge Wang Tieya
Judge Rafael Nieto-Navia
Judge Florence Ndepele Mwachande Mumba

Mrs. Dorothee de Sampayo Garrido-Nijgh

Order of:
27 July 1999







The Office of the Prosecutor:

Mr. Upawansa Yapa
Ms. Brenda J. Hollis
Mr. William Fenrick
Mr. Michael Keegan
Ms. Ann Sutherland

Counsel for the Appellant:

Mr. William Clegg
Mr. John Livingston


THE 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;

NOTING the oral decision of the Appeals Chamber of 19 April 1999, providing for a distinct sentencing procedure in the event that the Prosecution were to succeed in its appeal against some of the acquittals at trial;

NOTING the Judgement in Prosecutor v. Dusko Tadic, case no. IT-94-1-A, filed on 15 July 1999 ("Judgement");

NOTING that, in the Judgement, the Appeals Chamber deferred sentencing on the counts mentioned in sub-paragraphs (4) and (5) of the disposition to a further stage of sentencing proceedings;

NOTING the oral decision of the Appeals Chamber of 15 July 1999, that each Party may file a written brief by 25 August 1999 in respect of arguments on sentencing for the counts mentioned above;

HEREBY ORDERS that, in addition to matters mentioned during oral proceedings on 15 July 1999, the Parties are requested to address the following issue by 25 August 1999: whether the Appeals Chamber should remit to a Trial Chamber, and, if so, to which Trial Chamber, the question of sentencing the Appellant in respect of the counts on which the Appellant has been found guilty in sub-paragraphs (4) and (5) of the disposition in the Judgement.

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

Mohamed Shahabuddeen

Dated this twenty-seventh day of July 1999
At The Hague,
The Netherlands.

[Seal of the Tribunal]