Case: IT-98-33-A

IN THE APPEALS CHAMBER

Before: Judge David Hunt, Pre-Appeal Judge

Registrar: Mr Hans Holthuis

Order of: 21 March 2002

PROSECUTOR

v

Radislav KRSTIC

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 ORDER ON REQUESTS BY BOTH PARTIES FOR AN EXTENSION OF TIME TO FILE DOCUMENTS AND BY THE PROSECUTION FOR AUTHORITY TO EXCEED THE PAGE LIMIT FOR ITS FURTHER RESPONSE

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Counsel for the Prosecutor:

Mr Norman Farrell

Counsel for the Defence:

Mr Nenad Petrusic
Mr Tomislav Visnjic

 

I, DAVID HUNT, Pre-Appeal Judge in this case,

NOTING that the Scheduling Order issued on 1 March 2002, in relation to the motion of Radislav Krstic (the "Appellant") for the production of evidence, granted leave to the Prosecution to file a further response concerning its disclosure practices under Rule 68 of the Rules of Procedure and Evidence (the "Rules") on or before 8 March, and gave the Appellant until fourteen days after that further response was filed in which to file a reply;

NOTING that the "Prosecution Further Response to Appellantís 24 December 2001 Supplemental Reply" was not filed until 11 March 2002 (the "Prosecutionís Further Response"), and that, because of its total length of over 800 pages, this document was not transmitted to the Appellant until the following day;

NOTING that the Prosecutionís Further Response requests that, by reason of the detailed work involved, the Appeals Chamber pursuant to Rule 127 recognise its filing on 11 March 2002 as having been validly done, and that, for the same reason and pursuant to par 7 of the Practice Direction on the Lengths of Briefs and Motions (IT/184), the Appeals Chamber authorise an extension of the page limit for a Response to fourteen pages plus annexes;

BEING SEISED of the "Request for Time Extension for Filing the Reply to the Prosecutorís Further Response to Appellantís 24 December 2001 Supplemental Reply" filed on 20 March 2002, in which the Appellant seeks an extension of time to file his Reply by 26 March;

PURSUANT to Rule 127 of the Rules and par 7 of the Practice Direction on the Lengths of Briefs and Motions;

HEREBY RECOGNISE the filing of 11 March 2002 as validly done; AUTHORIZE the extension of the page limit sought, and give to the Appellant until 26 March to file any reply to the Prosecutionís Further Response.

 

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

Dated this 21st of March 2002
At The Hague,
The Netherlands.

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Judge David Hunt
Pre-Appeal Judge

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