Case No. IT-01-47-PT


Judge Carmel Agius, Presiding
Judge Florence Ndepele Mwachande Mumba
Judge Jean-Claude Antonetti

Mr. Hans Holthuis

Decision of:
17 October 2003







The Office of the Prosecutor:

Mr Ekkehard Withopf
Mr David Re

Counsel for the Accused:

Ms Edina Residovic and Mr Stéphane Bourgon for Enver Hadzihasanovic
Mr Fahrudin Ibrisimovic and Mr Rodney Dixon for Amir Kubura


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 ("Tribunal"):

NOTING the "Order of the President Assigning a Case to a Trial Chamber" filed on 7 August 2001, assigning the case of The Prosecutor v Enver Hadzihasanovic, Mehmed Alagic and Amir Kubura to Trial Chamber II, composed of Judge David Hunt, Judge Florence Mumba and Judge Patricia Wald;

NOTING Rule 65ter of the Rules of Procedure and Evidence of the International Tribunal ("Rules") which provides that the Presiding Judge of the Trial Chamber shall "designate from among its permanent members a Judge responsible for the pre-trial proceedings" ("pre-trial Judge");

NOTING the powers of a pre-trial Judge as set out in Rule 65ter of the Rules;

NOTING the "Order designating a pre-trial Judge", issued by Duty Judge Liu Daqun on 16 August 2001 by which Judge Hunt was appointed as pre-trial Judge;

NOTING the "Order designating a pre-trial Judge", issued by Judge David Hunt on 3 September 2001, in which Judge Florence Mumba was designated pre-trial Judge in lieu of Judge David Hunt;

NOTING Document IT.220, signed by the President on 1 October 2003, relating to the Composition of the Appeals Chamber and the Trial Chambers, according to which Judge Wolfgang Schomburg was assigned to the Appeals Chamber and Judge Jean-Claude Antonetti to Trial Chamber II, and according to which Trial Chamber II shall be composed of Judge Florence Mumba, Judge Carmel Agius and Judge Jean-Claude Antonetti;

NOTING the "Order Assigning a Judge to a Case Before a Trial Chamber", signed by Vice-President Judge Fausto Pocar, in which Judge Jean-Claude Antonetti is assigned to the present case;

PURSUANT TO Rule 65ter of the Rules;

HEREBY DESIGNATES Judge Jean-Claude Antonetti as the pre-trial Judge in this case.


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

Dated this seventeenth day of October 2003,
At The Hague
The Netherlands

Judge Carmel A. Agius

[Seal of the Tribunal]