Case No.: IT-97-24-PT


Before: Judge Wolfgang Schomburg, Pre-Trial Judge

Registrar: Mr. Hans Holthuis

Order of: 8 February 2002







The Office of the Prosecutor:

Ms. Joanna Korner
Ms. Susan Somers
Mr. Nicolas Koumjian

Counsel for the Accused:

Mr. Branko Lukic
Mr. John Ostojic


I, Wolfgang Schomburg, 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 pre-trial Judge in the present matter by the "Order Appointing a Pre-Trial Judge" issued by Trial Chamber II of the International Tribunal on 28 November 2001;

RECALLING that the pre-trial conference in the present case has been scheduled for 18 February 2002;

CONSIDERING that the circumstances surrounding the approval of the budget of the International Tribunal do not, at present, allow the start of the sixth trial before it;

PURSUANT TO Rule 65ter of the Rules of Procedure and Evidence of the International Tribunal,

HEREBY SUBSTITUTE a status conference for the pre-trial conference for 18 February 2002, with the pre-trial conference being postponed until further order.


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

Wolfgang Schomburg
Pre-Trial Judge

Dated this eighth day of February 2002
At The Hague,
The Netherlands

[Seal of the Tribunal]