IN THE TRIAL CHAMBER

Before:
Judge Richard May, Presiding
Judge Patrick Robinson
Judge Mohamed Fassi Fihri

Registrar:
Mr. Hans Holthuis

Order of:
4 July 2001

PROSECUTOR

v.

SLOBODAN MILOSEVIC
MILAN MILUTINOVIC
NIKOLA SAINOVIC
DRAGOLJUB OJDANIC
VLAJKO STOJILJKOVIC

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ORDER DESIGNATING A PRE-TRIAL JUDGE

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Office of the Prosecutor:

Ms. Carla Del Ponte
Mr. Dirk Ryneveld
Ms. Christina Romano
Mr. Milbert Shin
Mr. Daniel Saxon

Counsel for the Accused:

 

I, RICHARD MAY, Presiding Judge of Trial Chamber III 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 provisions of Article 21, paragraph 4(c), of the Statute of the International Tribunal ("Statute"), which guarantees the accused's right "to be tried without undue delay" and Article 20, paragraph 1, of the Statute, which enshrines the right to "a fair and expeditious" trial,

CONSIDERING that it is in the interests of justice and of a more expeditious and effectively managed trial to appoint a pre-trial Judge to be responsible for pre-trial matters on behalf of the Trial Chamber ("pre-trial Judge"),

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

HEREBY DESIGNATE myself to be the pre-trial Judge in this case, such appointment to take effect forthwith.

 

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

_____________________________
Richard May
Presiding

Dated this fourth day of July 2001
At The Hague
The Netherlands

[Seal of the Tribunal]

   

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