Mr Boyd will make his application for a postponement at a hearing before Lord Sutherland at the Camp Zeist
The plea was entered by the pair`s lawyers at a procedural hearing held at the Edinburgh High Court on 2 February and families of the 270 victims now await the commencement of the trial on 3 May at Camp Zeist
A date for Abdelbaset Ali Mohmed Al-Megrahi's preliminary hearing has been set for October 15 at Camp Zeist
The revelation came as the BBC asked the judge to allow the trial of the two men, due to take place in May at Camp Zeist
in the Netherlands, to be broadcast around the world on TV and the Internet.
The hearing will take place at Camp Zeist
, a former US military base in the Netherlands that has become Scottish territory for the duration of the trial.
Critics were furious when it was disclosed eye specialist Dr Alasdair Fern was flown from Scotland to tend Abdelbaset Ali Mohmed Al Megrahi at Camp Zeist
in the Netherlands.
The court proceedings, at Camp Zeist
, in Holland, were halted on December 5, after William Taylor QC, defending, asked for time to allow a document to be sent by the Syrian government.
The High Court heard Lord Sutherland, one of three judges who will hear the trial due to start at Camp Zeist
in the Netherlands in May, had already given permission for the trial to be screened to the victims' relatives in four locations - Dumfries, London, Washington and New York.
A hearing will begin tomorrow (December 7) at Camp Zeist
, a former US army base in the Netherlands, where legal arguments are expected to be heard.
Omar-Dorda helped set up the trial of the late Abdelbaset al-Megrahi at Camp Zeist
in the Netherlands.
Abdelbaset al Megrahi was convicted of carrying out the bombing at a Scottish court sitting at Camp Camp Zeist
in the Netherlands in 2001 and sentenced to life imprisonment.
It already petitioned the UN GeneS ral Assembly for an inquiry into the bombing of Pan-Am flight 103 in 1988 which killed 270 people, as well as the trial at Camp Zeist
in the Netherlands which saw the Libyan convicted of the atrocity.