IN THE TRIAL CHAMBER
Judge Richard May, Presiding
Judge Patrick Robinson
Judge O-Gon Kwon
Mr. Hans Holthuis
11 December 2002
ORDER TO AN AMICUS TO PREPARE WRITTEN SUBMISSIONS
The Office of the Prosecutor
Ms. Carla Del Ponte
Mr. Geoffrey Nice
Mr. Dermot Groome
Mr. Steven Kay, QC
Mr. Branislav Tapuskovic
Prof. Timothy L.H. McCormack
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 ("International Tribunal"),
CONSIDERING the Order of the Trial Chamber appointing Professor Timothy L.H. McCormack, pursuant to Rule 74 of the Rules of Procedure and Evidence, as amicus curiae to these proceedings,
HEREBY ORDERS Professor McCormack, as amicus curiae, to prepare written submissions on:
In view of the stage of the trial, no conclusion is to be drawn as to whether self-defence is substantiated by the evidence led.
The submissions are to be prepared by 31 March 2003, after which time Professor McCormack may be requested to attend court for a hearing on the matter.
Done in English and French, the English text being authoritative.
Dated this eleventh day of November 2002
At The Hague
[Seal of the Tribunal]