Case: IT-98-29-T

IN THE TRIAL CHAMBER

Before:
Judge Alphons Orie, Presiding

Judge Amin El Mahdi
Judge Rafael Nieto-Navia

Registrar:
Mr. Hans Holthuis

Decision of:
1 April 2003

PROSECUTOR
v.
STANISLAV GALIC

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DECISION ON THE DEFENCE MOTION TO SUSPEND PROCEEDINGS

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Office of the Prosecutor:

Mr. Mark Ierace

Counsel for the Defence:

Ms. Mara Pilipovic
Mr. Stéphane Piletta-Zanin

 

TRIAL CHAMBER I, Section B 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");

BEING SEISED of the Defenceís "Request to Suspend Proceedings" filed on 25 March 2003 ("the Request"), whereby the Defence requests a suspension of the proceedings until the Bureau decides on the Defence application for disqualification and withdrawal of Judge Orie ("the Application") ;

NOTING that the Bureau has denied the Application in its "Decision on Galicís Application Pursuant to Rule 15(B)" on 28 March 2003;

CONSIDERING that the Request is now moot;

FOR THE FOREGOING REASONS,

PURSUANT TO Rule 54 of the Rules of Procedure and Evidence;

DENIES the Request.

 

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

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Alphons Orie
Presiding Judge, Trial Chamber

Done this First Day of April 2003
At The Hague,
The Netherlands.

[Seal of the Tribunal]