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Procurator fiscal in United Kingdom

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Procurator fiscal in Scottish Law

A legally qualified civil servant who receives reports about crimes from the police and others and then decides what action to take in the public interest, including whether to prosecute someone. They also look into deaths that need further explanation and investigate allegations of criminal conduct against police officers.

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  • Article Name: Procurator fiscal
  • Author: MacCallum
  • Description: Procurator fiscal Meaning Procurator fiscal in Scottish Law A legally qualified civil servant who receives reports about [...]

This entry was last updated: January 3, 2015

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