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    Order of 16 April 1993 - Fixing of time-limits: Memorial and Counter-Memorial


    The President of the International Court of Justice,

    Having regard to Article 48 of the Statute of the Court,

    Having regard to Articles 31 and 44 of the Rules of Court,

    Having regard to the Application filed in the Registry of the Court on 20 March 1993 by the Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina, instituting proceedings against the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (Serbia and Montenegro) in respect of a dispute concerning alleged violations by Yugoslavia of the 1948 Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide,

    Having regard to the Order made by the Court on 8 April 1993, by which the Court indicated provisional measures pending the final decision in the case;
    Taking into account the agreement of the Parties, expressed at a meeting between the President and the Agents of the Parties held on 8 April 1993, that time-limits of six months each should be fixed for the Memorial and Counter-Memorial,
    Fixes as follows the time-limits for the written proceedings in the case:

    15 October 1993 for the Memorial of the Government of the Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina;

    15 April 1994 for the Counter-Memorial of the Government of the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (Serbia and Montenegro); and

    Reserves the subsequent procedure for further decision.

    Done in English and in French, the English text being authoritative, at the Peace Palace, The Hague, this sixteenth day of April, one thousand nine hundred and ninety-three, in three copies, one of which will be placed in the archives of the Court and the others transmitted to the Government of the Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina and the Government of the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (Serbia and Montenegro), respectively.

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