Internal Rule 68

<div><b>Rule 68. Effects on Provisional Detention and Bail Orders</b></div><div><i>(Amended on 1 February 2008)</i></div><div><i><br></i></div><div>1.<span class="Apple-tab-span" style="white-space:pre"> </span>The issuance of a Closing Order puts an end to Provisional Detention and Bail Orders once any time limit for appeals against the Closing Order have expired. However, where the Co- Investigating Judges consider that the conditions for ordering Provisional Detention or bail under Rules 63 and 65 are still met, they may, in a specific, reasoned decision included in the Closing Order, decide to maintain the Accused in Provisional Detention, or maintain the bail conditions of the Accused, until he or she is brought before the Trial Chamber.</div><div><br></div><div>2.<span class="Apple-tab-span" style="white-space:pre"> </span>Where an appeal is lodged against the Indictment, the effect of the detention or bail order of the Co-Investigating Judges shall continue until there is a decision from the Pre-Trial Chamber. The Pre-Trial Chamber shall decide within 4 months.</div><div><br></div><div>3.<span class="Apple-tab-span" style="white-space:pre"> </span>In any case, the decision of the Co-Investigating Judges or the Pre-Trial Chamber to continue to hold the Accused in Provisional Detention, or to maintain bail conditions, shall cease to have any effect after 4 (four) months unless the Accused is brought before the Trial Chamber within that time.</div><div><br></div><div>4.<span class="Apple-tab-span" style="white-space:pre"> </span>If the Accused cannot appear in person before the Chamber due to exceptional circumstances such as his or her ill-health, the Chamber shall decide on provisional detention provided that the Chamber shall first hear the Accused using appropriate audio-visual means or by visiting him or her at the place of detention.</div>