AG protocol

The Attorney General, Baroness Scotland of Asthal QC, has issued a protocol setting out the relationship between her office and the prosecuting authorities she superintends. It outlines roles and responsibilities, and underlines the independence of the prosecutors in making decisions. The document marks the end of a government review, which concluded the Attorney General should retain the roles of legal adviser, criminal justice minister and independent guardian of the public interest. Visit: www.attorneygeneral.gov.uk for more information.


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