Case No.: IT-04-80-PT

THE PRESIDENT OF THE INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL TRIBUNAL

Before:
Judge Theodor Meron, President

Registrar:
Mr. Hans Holthuis

Decision of:
29 June 2005

THE PROSECUTOR

v.

ZDRADKO TOLIMIR
RADIVOJE MILETIC
MILAN GVERO

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ORDER REFERRING THE JOINDER MOTION

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Counsel for the Prosecutor:

Mr. Peter McCloskey

Counsel for the Accused:

Ms. Natacha Fauveau Ivanovic for Radivoje Miletic
Mr. Dragan Krgovic for Milan Gvero

 

I, THEODOR MERON, President 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 ("Tribunal"),

NOTING the Indictment in The Prosecutor v Tolimir et al., IT-04-80;

NOTING that this case is currently assigned to Trial Chamber II;

NOTING the "Prosecutionís Motion for Joinder of Accused" ("Joinder Motion"), filed 10 June 2005, which seeks to join this case with five others: The Prosecutor v Vujadin Popovic, IT-02-57; The Prosecutor v Ljubisa Beara, IT-02-58; The Prosecutor v Drago Nikolic, IT-02-63; The Prosecutor v Ljubomir Borovcanin, IT-02-64; and The Prosecutor v Vinko Pandurevic and Milorad Trbic, IT-04-80;

CONSIDERING that the Trial management needs of the Tribunal and this case necessitate that Trial Chamber II retain jurisdiction over all motions in this case unrelated to the Joinder Motion;

NOTING that the Bureau has been consulted;

NOTING the composition of the Trial Chambers of the Tribunal, as set out in document IT/228, issued on 7 June 2004;

HEREBY APPOINT, pursuant to Rule 27 of the Rules of Procedure and Evidence ("Rules"), the following Judges to constitute the Trial Chamber for the purpose of determining the Joinder Motion pursuant to Rule 48 of the Rules:

Judge Patrick Robinson

Judge Carmel Agius

Judge Liu Daqun

 

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

Done this 29th day of June 2005,
At The Hague,
The Netherlands.

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Judge Theodor Meron
President

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