The structure of the Public Prosecution consists of :
The structure of the Public Prosecution consists of the Attorney General at the top of the hierarchy, senior advocates general, advocates general, directors of prosecution (chief prosecutors), and prosecutors. Members of higher positions have the authority to supervise and monitor their subordinates.
he comes at the top of the Public Prosecution hierarchy, who is inherently in charge of practicing the functions of the Public Prosecution, with the assistance of the remaining prosecution members, of different levels. Subordinate members assume the powers of the AG, being his default representatives. The Attorney General has the right of judicial and administrative supervision on all other members.
Advocates General (Senior)
In addition to the powers prescribed by law, Senior Advocates General shall exercise the tasks delegated by the Attorney-General. Senior advocates general , advocates general, and chief prosecutors, each within his jurisdiction, shall perform all ordinary functions of the Attorney General in terms of brining and initiating criminal cases, conducting investigations, criminal prosecution, representing the public prosecution before the courts, submitting arguments and appealing judgments all under the default proxy capacity.
Advocates general usually represent the Public Prosecution before the Court of Cassation, sign the appeal notices and prepare their briefs and memos stating reasons for appeal
Chief prosecutors shall have the competence to
· Bring criminal actions and felony cases before the court, or issue an order that there is no basis for instituting the criminal action.
· Represent the Public Prosecution in the disciplinary court hearings held in relation to judges and prosecutors.
· Directors of prosecution offices shall have the same powers as those mentioned above with the exception of the last paragraph.
Being the representatives of the Attorney General, prosecutors have the competence to investigate and take action on all criminal cases and to claim public rights. They are the frontline members of the judiciary to directly deal with the public by investigating reported incidents and deciding the appropriate legal characterization before taking an action on the offence, in case of felony, either by sending it to the director of the prosecution with a draft order for referral to the Criminal Court supported by a list of verified evidence; or by preparing a dismissal memo indicting the exclusion of the criminal suspicious nature of the crime, or the order to dismiss the case for lack of evidence. If the
offence is a misdemeanor, where indictment outweighs innocence, the incident will be ordered to be referred to the Court of Misdemeanors.