Case No.: IT-02-65-PT

IN THE TRIAL CHAMBER

Before:
Judge Richard May, Presiding
Judge Patrick Robinson
Judge O-Gon Kwon

Registrar:
Mr. Hans Holthuis

Order of:
18 October 2002

PROSECUTOR
v.
ZELJKO MEAKIC
MOMCILO GRUBAN
DUSKO KNEZEVIC
DUSAN FUSTAR
PREDRAG BANOVIC

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ORDER GRANTING EXTENSION OF TIME TO RESPOND

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Office of the Prosecutor:

Ms. Joanna Korner

Counsel for the Accused:

Ms. Sanja Turlakov, for Momcilo Gruban
Ms. Slobodanka Nedic, for Dusko Knezevic
Mr. Theodore Scudder and Mr. Dragan Ivetic, for Dusan Fustar
Mr. Jovan Babic and Mr. Tomas Rothpfeffer, for Predrag Banovic

 

I, PATRICK ROBINSON, 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 ("the International Tribunal"),

HAVING BEEN APPOINTED as pre-trial Judge in this matter by virtue of Orders of the Trial Chamber dated 10 December 2001 and 16 May 2002,

BEING SEISED of a "Motion for Extension of Time" filed by counsel for the accused, Dusko Knezevic, on 15 October 2002 ( "the Motion"), seeking an extension of time in which to file notice of any objections to new charges specified in a filing from the Office of the Prosecutor ("Prosecution") on 26 July 2002, as directed by the Decision on Prosecutionís Motion for Joinder of Accused issued by the Trial Chamber on 17 September 2002 on the ground that counsel has been newly assigned to the accused and has only recently received the documents,

CONSIDERING the reasons stated in support of the Motion,

PURSUANT TO Rule 127 of the Rules of Procedure and Evidence of the International Tribunal ("Rules")

HEREBY GRANT the Motion and ORDER the Defence for Dusko Knezevic to file its notice of any objections to the new charges no later than Monday 11 November 2002.

 

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

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Patrick Robinson
Pre-trial Judge

Dated this eighteenth day of October 2002
At The Hague
The Netherlands

[Seal of the Tribunal]