Change in the composition of the Trial Chamber

Notion(s) Filing Case
Decision on Joinder - 25.10.2006 GOTOVINA et al.
(IT-01-45-AR73.1, IT-03-73-AR73.1, IT-03-73-AR73.2)

At para. 12, the Appeals Chamber held that the Trial Chamber originally assigned to a case must not necessarily be the Trial Chamber authorized to consider any proposed amendments to the indictment:

12. […] A Trial Chamber is fully capable of properly applying the principles of Rule 50 and determining whether amendments to the indictment should be granted, and it is irrelevant to that purpose whether or not the Trial Chamber considering proposed amendments was the Trial chamber originally assigned to the case.

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