INTERLOCUTOR SHEET PETITION
Petition Ref. No. Misc 11/2000-06-21
Judge(s) The Right Honourable the Lord Justice General, Lords Reed and Weir
Respondent (1) Angela Zelter (2) Bodil Ulla Roder (3) Ellen Moxley
Court of 1st Instance Greenock Sheriff
Prayer of Petition (e.g. to recover documents) Lord Advocate’s Reference
Act: R.J.Doherty Q.C. AD Alt: 1) Party; 2) Mayer for the second respondent and Brown, Solicitor Advocate for the third respondent.
The Court, having considered the foregoing petition and having heard the Advocate Depute, the first respondent personally, counsel for the second respondent and the solicitor advocate for the third respondent; appointed a hearing to be fixed in respect of the Lord Advocate’s reference and to be set down for five days; appoints all parties to lodge skeletal arguments one week before the date fixed for the hearing; in respect there has been no intimation from the first respondent in terms of Section 123(2)(b) of the Criminal Procedure (Scotland) Act 1995 appointed G.J.B.Moynihan Q.C. to act as amicus curiae; Ordered that the evidence of the witnesses Francis Boyle, Paul Rogers and Rebecca Johnson given at the trial be transcribed; Required the Sheriff to prepare a report relative to the issues raised in the Lord Advocate’s reference setting out her reasons for her decisions; Directed the Crown to lodge with the Justiciary copies of the transcripts already obtained for use in the Court; Refused the motion of counsel for the second respondent to remit all issues of fact and international law arising from Question 2 in the Lord Advocate’s reference to one of its number; refused the motion of counsel for the second respondent to refer a question of law to the European Court of Justice; refused the motion of counsel for the second respondent to record all proceedings at the hearing and made no order in respect of expenses for the first respondent. [Unreadable signature] DCJ