The Spanish Public Prosecution Service. INDEX. Functions . 1.1. Objetive functions : defence of legality 1.1.1. Constitutional legality 1.1.2. Ordinary legality . 1.2. Subjective functions 2. Organizational Principles : 2.1. Unity of Acts .
1.1. Objetive functions: defence of legality
2.1. Unity of Acts.
3. Prosecutorial function Principles:
PublicProsecutorwillact in accordancewithConstitution, law and otherregulation in force.
Totheextent and in themannerstipulatedbylaw.
Function of publicprosecutorisboundbylegalityprinciple:
Safeguard the due respect to constitutional institutions, fundamental rights and freedoms.
Is a party in judicial process before TC “recurso de amparo” and judicial process in relation to defence of legality
To see that jurisdictional function is carried out effictively, in acordance with the laws and in the periods and term set out in the laws.
Where applicable, take appropriate actions, remedies and steps.
Among Public Prosecutor duties:
*To defend and protect public interest.
*To put into practice criminal and civil actions arising from crimes and misdemeanours, or object those put into pactice by others
*To intervene in criminal process urging judge to implement appropriate cautionary measures
*Take necessary steps to clear up the facts.
As defender of public interest:
*Is in charge of the investigation of crime in which a juvenil is involved.
*Intervene in civil process where rigths of minors, disable or handicapped people are afected.
*Apply for habeas corpus.
A.G. is appointed by the King on Goverment’s proposal, on advice of the CGPJ.
From among attorneys of recognised prestige with over 25 years of profesional practice.
A.G. can propose promotion any public prosecutor and propose Government separation of any public prosecutor.
Appointment as Court Sections Prosecutors and Chief prosecutors 5 years