Case No. IT-04-84-PT

IN TRIAL CHAMBER II

Before:
Judge Hans Henrik Brydensholt, Pre-trial Judge

Registrar:
Mr. Hans Holthuis

Order of:
21 April 2005

PROSECUTOR

v.

Ramush HARADINAJ
Idriz BALAJ
Lahi BRAHIMAJ

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FURTHER ORDER ON APPLICATION FOR EXTENSION OF TIME

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The Office of the Prosecutor:

Ms. Carla Del Ponte
Mr. Dermot Groome
Ms. Marie Tuma

Accused / Counsel for the Accused:

Ramush Haradinaj

Mr. Rodney Dixon
Mr. Ben Emmerson
Mr. Conor Gearty
Mr. Michael OíReilly

Idriz Balaj

Mr. Gregor Guy-Smith

Lahi Brahimaj

Mr. Richard Harvey

 

I, Hans Henrik Brydensholt, Judge 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 "Prosecutionís Report on Rule 66(A)(i) Disclosure and Application for Extension of Time" with confidential annex attached to it ("Motion"), filed on 13 April 2005, in which the Prosecution reports that the Defence has been provided with all copies of the material required to be disclosed under Rule 66(A)(i) of the Rules of Procedure and Evidence ("Rule 66(A)(i) material" and "Rules") except for (1) material which falls under the scope of Rule 70 of the Rules for which the response of the provider regarding disclosure is expected to be provided shortly; and
(2) material for which translation into Albanian has not yet been completed due to its size, but which is expected to be concluded shortly;

NOTING that pursuant to Rule 66(A)(i) of the Rules, within thirty days of the of the initial appearance of the accused the Prosecutor shall make available to the defence in a language which the accused understands copies of the material which accompanied the indictment when the confirmation was sought as well as all prior statements obtained by the Prosecutor from the accused;

NOTING that in the Motion, the Prosecution requests an extension of time of two weeks for the completion of disclosure of Rule 66(A)(i) material to the accused, i.e., until 27 April 2005, for the above stated reasons;

NOTING my "Order on Application for Extension of Time" of 14 April 2005, in which counsel or duty counsel for the accused were ordered, pursuant to Rule 126bis of the Rules and considering the relief sought in the Motion, to file their responses to that Motion, if any, no later than by 18 April 2005;

NOTING that no responses to the Motion were filed;

PURSUANT TO Rules 54, 65ter and 66(A)(i) of the Rules

HEREBY GRANTS the Motion.

 

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

Dated this twenty-first day of April 2005
At The Hague
The Netherlands

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Hans Henrik Brydensholt
Pre-trial Judge

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