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Definition of Crown Prosecution Service

In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Crown Prosecution Service : (CPS)

An organization created by the Prosecution of Offences Act 1985 to conduct the majority of criminal prosecutions. Its head is the *Director of Public Prosecutions, who is answerable to Parliament through the *Attorney General. The CPS is independent of the police and is organized on a regional basis, each region having a Chief Crown Prosecutor. It also advises police forces on matters related to criminal offences.


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Definition of Crown Prosecution Service

An independent body responsible for the review of cases and the conduct of prosecutions.

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  • Article Name: Crown Prosecution Service
  • Author: MacCallum
  • Description: Definition of Crown Prosecution Service In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Crown [...]

This entry was last updated: August 5, 2015


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