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

Mr. Hans Holthuis

Order of:
4 January 2002







The Office of the Prosecutor

Mr. Geoffrey Nice
Mr. Daniel Saxon
Mr. Dirk Ryneveld
Ms. Julia Baly
Ms. Cristina Romano
Mr. Daryl A. Mundis
Mr. Milbert Shin

The Accused

Slobodan Milosevic

Amicus Curiae

Mr. Steven Kay
Mr. Branislav Tapuskovic
Mr. Michail Wladimiroff


I, RICHARD MAY, 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 ("International Tribunal"),

HAVING BEEN DESIGNATED as pre-trial Judge in this matter by virtue of an Order of the Trial Chamber dated 4 July 2001,

NOTING the pre-trial conference scheduled to be held in this matter on Wednesday 9 January 2002, pursuant to Rule 73 bis of the Rules of Procedure and Evidence of the International Tribunal ("Rules"),

CONSIDERING that it would be in the interests of justice and of judicial economy for the parties to be aware of the issues to be raised by the Trial Chamber so that they may respond fully at the hearing on 9 January 2002

Proprio motu

ORDER as follows:

(1) The Prosecution should be prepared to address the Trial Chamber at the pre-trial conference, inter alia, on the following matters:

(a) The number of Prosecution witnesses to be called;

(b) The protective measures, if any, likely to be sought for each witness;

(c) The order in which the witnesses are to be called;

(d) The number of witness statements or transcripts of prior testimony sought to be admitted pursuant to Rule 92 bis of the Rules and the proposed timetable for submission of those documents and determination by the Trial Chamber;

(e) The current status of disclosure pursuant to Rule 66 (A) of the Rules, including the necessary translations into the language of the accused;

(f) The current status of translation into one of the working languages of the International Tribunal of all documents to be produced as exhibits during trial; and

(g) The current status of disclosure of exculpatory material pursuant to Rule 68 of the Rules;

(2) The amici curiae should address the Trial Chamber at the pre-trial conference as to any extensions to their brief (if any) which they consider appropriate.


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

Richard May

Dated this fourth day of January 2002
At The Hague
The Netherlands

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