The transcripts of the trial of Charles Taylor, former President of Liberia. More…

I completely see your Honour's point. The Trial Chamber has the advantage over us in that you have been party to the discussion of the drafting of the rules and the way in which they are meant to operate and in the circumstances I agree that the drafting is poor, because the phraseology is attached to the wrong subclause and I now follow what Rule 16(A) is meant to cover. In the circumstances our query whether or not it applies seems to be otiose.

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