Case No. IT-99-36-R77


Judge Carmel Agius, Presiding
Judge Ivana Janu

Judge Chikako Taya

Mr. Hans Holthuis

Decision of:
15 January 2004







Amicus curiae:

Ms. Brenda Hollis

The Office of the Prosecutor:

Ms. Joanna Korner

The Respondent:

Ms. Milka Maglov

Counsel for Radoslav Brdjanin:

Mr. John Ackerman
Mr. David Cunningham


TRIAL CHAMBER II ("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 ("Tribunal"):

BEING SEISED OF the "Motion by Amicus Curiae Prosecutor to Amend Allegations of Contempt of the Tribunal" ("Motion"), filed on 12 January 2004;

NOTING Rule 50(A)(i)(c) of the Tribunalís Rules of Procedure and Evidence ("Rules") pursuant to which the Prosecutor may amend an indictment after the assignment of the case to a Trial Chamber, with the leave of that Trial Chamber or a Judge of that Chamber, after having heard the parties.

NOTING that according to Rule 126 bis of the Rules, unless otherwise ordered by a Chamber either generally or in the particular case, a response, if any, to a motion filed by a party shall be filed within fourteen days of the filing of the motion;

NOTING that in accordance with Rule 77(E) of the Rules of Procedure and Evidence ("Rules"), Parts Four to Eight of the Rules shall apply mutatis mutandis to the contempt proceedings;

NOTING that the Trial Chamber had scheduled the trial of the present case to start on 16 February 2004

CONSIDERING the need in this case to proceed expeditiously;

PURSUANT TO Rules 50(A)(i)(c), 54, 77, 126 bis and 127 of the Rules

HEREBY ORDERS that: the deadline for Milka Maglov to file a response to the above Motion shall be reduced to 24 January 2004 at 16:00 hours.


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

Dated this 15th day of January 2004,
At The Hague
The Netherlands

Judge Agius
Presiding Judge

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