IN THE TRIAL CHAMBER

Before:
Judge Patrick Robinson, Presiding
Judge O-Gon Kwon
Judge Iain Bonomy

Registrar:
Mr. Hans Holthuis

Decision of:
12 July 2004

PROSECUTOR

v.

SLOBODAN MILOSEVIC

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SCHEDULING ORDER AND ORDER TO REGISTRAR CONCERNING MEDICAL REPORT

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The Office of the Prosecutor

Ms. Carla Del Ponte
Mr. Geoffrey Nice
Mr. Dermot Groome
Ms. Hildegard Uertz-Retzlaff

The Accused

Mr. Slobodan Milosevic

Amici Curiae

Mr. Steven Kay, QC
Prof. Timothy L.H. McCormack
Ms. Gillian Higgins

 

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 ("the International Tribunal"),

NOTING the Trial Chamberís "Order on Future Conduct of the Trial", issued 6 July 2004, wherein the Trial Chamber ordered, inter alia, the following:

  1. The trial is adjourned until Wednesday, 14 July 2004, at which time, subject to the medical condition of the Accused, it will recommence; and
  2. The trial will thereafter be adjourned on Wednesday, 21 July 2004 until Tuesday, 31 August 2004, thereby allowing the Accused additional time in which to prepare for the presentation of his case,

NOTING the medical report from Dr. van Dijkman, dated 2 July 2004, which indicated that the Accused required rest until at least 9 July 2004 and has a health problem that Dr. van Dijkman expects to recur,

CONSIDERING the medical report of Dr. M.I. Sedney, dated 12 July 2004, in which, on the basis of the blood pressure values of the Accused, he advises that he should rest,

PURSUANT TO Articles 20 and 21 of the Statute of the International Tribunal and Rule 54 of the Rules of Procedure and Evidence of the International Tribunal,

HEREBY ORDERS AS FOLLOWS:

  1. The Registrar shall obtain a report from the treating cardiologist by the end of Friday, 16 July 2004 indicating whether the Accused is fit to participate in court proceedings from Monday, 19 July 2004 to Wednesday, 21 July 2004.
  2. The trial is adjourned to Monday, 19 July 2004, pending the above-referenced report.

 

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

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Judge Robinson
Presiding

Dated this twelfth day of July 2004
At The Hague
The Netherlands

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