Judge David Hunt, Presiding
Judge Fouad Riad
Judge Wang Tieya
Judge Rafael Nieto-Navia
Judge Mohamed Bennouna

Mrs Dorothee de Sampayo Garrido-Nijgh

Order of:
2 February 2000



Zejnil DELALIC, Zdravko MUCIC (aka “PAVO”), Hazim DELIC
and Esad LANDZO (aka “ZENGA”)




Office of the Prosecutor:

Mr Upawansa Yapa

Counsel for the Defence:

Mr John Ackerman for Zejnil Delalic
Mr Tomislav Kuzmanovic and Mr Howard Morrison for Zdravko Mucic
Mr Salih Karabdic and Mr Tom Moran for Hazim Delic
Ms Cynthia Sinatra and Mr Peter Murphy for Esad Landzo


THE APPEALS 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 ("International Tribunal");

NOTING the following notices of appeal which have been filed from the Judgement of Trial Chamber II in this matter, issued on 16 November 1998:

  1. Esad Landžo’s Notice of Appeal, 1 December 1998
  2. Zdravko Mucic’s Notice of Appeal, 27 November 1998
  3. Hazim Delic’s Notice of Appeal, 24 November 1998
  4. Prosecution’s Notice of Appeal, 26 November 1998
  5. Zejnil Delalic’s Notice of Cross-Appeal, 1 December 1998;

NOTING the adoption at the twenty-first plenary session of the International Tribunal of sub-Rule 65bis(B) of the Rules of Procedure and Evidence of the International Tribunal ("Rules");

NOTING that this Rule, which pursuant to sub-Rule 6(D) of the Rules entered into force on 7 December 1999, requires "the Appeals Chamber or an Appeals Chamber judge" to "convene a status conference, within one hundred and twenty days of the filing of a notice of appeal and thereafter within one hundred and twenty days after the last status conference, to allow any person in custody pending appeal the opportunity to raise issues in relation thereto, including the mental and physical condition of that person";

NOTING FURTHER the "Order Appointing a Pre-Appeal Judge", issued on 12 October 1999, which appointed Judge David Hunt as Pre-Appeal Judge in this matter and entrusted him, inter alia, with the conduct of one or more Status Conferences prior to the hearing of the appeal "in order to determine, in consultation with the Appeals Chamber, the procedures to be followed in that hearing";

CONSIDERING that Esad Landzo, Zdravko Mucic and Hazim Delic currently are in detention at the United Nations Detention Unit in The Hague pending the hearing of the appeal;

PURSUANT to sub-Rule 65bis(A)(i), Rule 107 and sub-Rule 65bis(B);

HEREBY ORDERS that a Status Conference be held before Judge David Hunt on 23 February 2000 at 10.00 a.m.


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


David Hunt
Presiding Judge

Done this second day of February 2000
At The Hague,
The Netherlands.

[Seal of the Tribunal]