1. bookVolume 25 (2020): Issue 3 (September 2020)
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Independence of the Prosecution Service: European Approaches

Published Online: 19 Aug 2021
Volume & Issue: Volume 25 (2020) - Issue 3 (September 2020)
Page range: 87 - 97
Received: 27 Jul 2020
Accepted: 24 Sep 2020
Journal Details
License
Format
Journal
eISSN
2719-9452
First Published
01 Jan 2006
Publication timeframe
4 times per year
Languages
English, Polish
Abstract

Nowadays, a modern state without the institution of prosecution could rarely be found. It is considered one of the crucial elements for the proper functioning of the system of justice and for the application of the rule of law through such functions as carrying out of pre-trial investigation and / or the prosecution in criminal matters, safeguarding social interests, and judicial independence. The objective of this article is to provide a brief reflection on the necessity and the content of the independence of the modern prosecutor’s office. The article is based on the policy tendencies used in the Council of Europe and the European Union and with the more profound analysis of the legal regulation of the Spanish prosecutor’s office and its conformity with these tendencies.

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