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Procurator

 

in ancient Rome, (1) a housing manager, (2) a fiduciary of a Roman citizen in legal and commercial affairs (usually a freedman), and (3) during the empire, a civil servant who managed large imperial or private estates, governed small provinces, managed the collection of taxes in large provinces, or headed financial and economic departments, such as the fiscus or the aerarium.

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Huishan District Procuracy of Wuxi City of Jiangsu Province introduced concepts of restorative justice with the aim of maintaining social stability.
plan for the continued role of the Office of the Procuracy.
The Procurator General, appointed with the consent of the Verkhovna Rada, heads the Procuracy and can be dismissed from office by the President of Ukraine.
12) In collaboration with the Okhrana and other Tsarist secret police agencies, "[t]he procuracy not only sanctioned unlawful searches and arrests and the prosecution of persons, but also played the leading part in extrajudicial reprisals against political suspects and dissidents, including exile without trial.
Party orders are law for the procuracy, judges, and
In February 2004 the Procuracy of Moscow's Northern Circuit banned the local organization of Jehovah's Witnesses on the grounds that it was a "threat to society," a basis for banning under the 1997 Law.
21) (Of course, the degree to which the Procuracy actually prosecuted these cases, and the sentences assigned, is an important subject for further research).
Congratulating Viet Nam on its 68 th National Day, Chea Leang, who is also Prosecutor General at the Cambodian Supreme Court, thanked the Vietnamese State and people s procuracy sector for their assistance to Cambodia over the past years.
Additionally, the United States continues to work on related issues of procuracy (prosecutor) reform, better prosecution of narcotics crimes, money laundering, assisting to develop trial skills in an adversarial system, provision of training and equipment for Georgia's forensics laboratories, assisting the laboratory in establishing administrative policies and procedures to achieve international accreditation of its results, building new facilities for law enforcement units and providing training at the police academy, and providing training in fighting human trafficking, all of which will strengthen institutions and measures needed to reduce the transit and use of narcotics.
The downside of the Japanese criminal justice system is the almost unbridled power of the procuracy and the judicial deference courts afford it.
The Minister of the Interior, police and Procuracy have become more active in the protection of religious freedom but sometimes have failed to pursue criminal cases against Orthodox extremists for their previous attacks against religious minorities.
Petersburg Procuracy and the Russian security services to produce a viable indictment, Nikitin's first trial ended inconclusively, with the judge sending the case back for further investigation.