Case No.: IT-02-54-T

IN THE TRIAL CHAMBER

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

Registrar:
Mr. Hans Holthuis

Order of:
13 November 2002

PROSECUTOR
v.
SLOBODAN MILOSEVIC

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ORDER TO THE REGISTRAR TO OBTAIN MEDICAL REPORTS ON THE CONDITION OF THE ACCUSED

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The Office of the Prosecutor

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

The Accused

Slobodan Milosevic

Amici Curiae

Mr. Steven Kay, QC
Mr. Branislav Tapuskovic
Prof. Mischa Wladimiroff

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 ("International Tribunal"),

NOTING that the accused in these proceedings is unable to attend court this week due to ill health,

NOTING the that the accused was again examined on 12 November 2002 by the Medical Officer of the Detention Unit, Dr. Paulus Falke,

FURTHER NOTING the contents of the reports of Dr. Falke dated 11 and 12 November 2002,

CONSIDERING that, given comments made by Dr. Falke in his report of 12 November 2002, it would be appropriate for the accused to be examined, and expert reports produced, by a cardiologist and a psychiatrist,

PURSUANT TO RULE 54 of the Rules of Procedure and Evidence of the International Tribunal

HEREBY ORDERS THE REGISTRAR:

(1) To obtain and provide to the Trial Chamber within seven days, a written medical report from the cardiologist, Dr. Paul van Dijkman:

(a) commenting on the finding of Dr. Falke in his report of 12 November 2002 as to the accused’s exhaustion; and

(b) giving a prognosis as to the accused’s future health and his ability to attend court and stand trial, and

(2) To obtain and provide to the Trial Chamber within fourteen days, a written psychiatric report in the light of the comments made by Dr. Falke in his report of 12 November 2002 as to the mental strain on the accused and his reference to the mental condition of the accused.

 

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

__________________
Richard May
Presiding

Dated this thirteenth day of November 2002
At The Hague
The Netherlands

[Seal of the Tribunal]

   

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