The two accused men were kept in custody at Camp Zeist
- a former United States air base - since April 1999, at pounds 67,000 a day.
The quietly prosperous local town of Zeist
, known for its retirement homes and financial institutions, will see a big change.
As the trial ends, discussions are still going on over sharing out the huge costs of running Kamp Van Zeist
Professor Robert Black, who helped broker the deal which set up the unique Scots trial on foreign soil, said: "They simply asked me how, technically, you would go about serving legal papers on Megrahi in Zeist
The High Court of Justiciary in Edinburgh said it had set a preliminary hearing for October 15 at Kamp Zeist
: The trial of two Libyans accused of murdering 270 people by blowing up a plane over Lockerbie ground has been halted.
Five appeal judges headed by Lord Cullen sitting at Camp Zeist
in the Netherlands are currently hearing the appeal.
The latest details of Abdelbaset Ali Mohmed Al Megrahi's treatment in Camp Zeist
will increase pressure on Justice Minister Jim Wallace to clamp down on his perks.
The trial, which is taking place at Camp Zeist
near Utrecht in the Netherlands, will begin by hearing details of the indictment against the two accused - Abdelbaset Ali Mohmed Al Magrahi (48) and Al Amin Khalifa Fhimah (44).