Trial Chamber V(B) ('Chamber')^ of the Intemational Criminal Court ('Court') in the case of The Prosecutor v, Uhuru Muigai Kenyatta, having regard to Articles 1, 34, 42, 64, 67(1),
86-88, 93, 96-97 and 99 of the Rome Statute ('Statute'), Rules 132 and 176 of the Rules of Procedure and Evidence ('Rules') and Regulations 29(1) and 108-109 of the Regulations of the Court ('Regulations') renders the following 'Decision on Prosecution's applications for a finding of non-compliance pursuant to Article 87(7) and for an adjournment of the provisional trial date'. I. Introduction
As described in the procedural history below, the Chamber has been seised of requests by the Office of the Prosecutor ('Prosecution') for: (i) a finding of noncompliance against the Govemment of the Republic of Kenya ('Kenyan Govemment') pursuant to Article 87(7) of the Statute; and (ii) an adjournment of the proceedings in this case pending compliance by the Kenyan Govemment with its outstanding cooperation obligations. The Chamber is also seised of a related request by the defence team for Mr Kenyatta ('Defence') for termination of the case.
Following careful consideration, the Chamber finds, inter alia, that: - (a) a limited adjournment should be granted. This adjournment is of fixed duration and for the specific purpose of providing an opportunity for compliance by the Kenyan Govemment with the outstanding cooperation request, within a framework outlined below; and
Where 'Chamber' is used in this decision it refers to both Trial Chamber V(b) as composed by the Presidency's 'Decision replacing a Judge in Trial Chamber V(b)', 30 January 2014, ICC-01/09-02/11-890, and to the chamber in its previous compositions as Trial Chamber V(b) and Trial Chamber V.
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