Procurator Fiscal

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procurator fiscal

n
(Law) (in Scotland) a legal officer who performs the functions of public prosecutor and coroner. Sometimes shortened to: fiscal
Translations

procurator fiscal

n (Scot Jur) → ˜ Staatsanwalt m, → ˜ Staatsanwältin f

Procurator Fiscal

[ˈprɒkjʊˌreɪtəˈfɪskəl] n (in Scotland) → procuratore m
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Procurators fiscal will be told that where offences have been motivated by a reaction to the crash, there will be a presumption in favour of criminal proceedings.
The powers available to procurators fiscal were extended last year.
He said: "These trends indicate these charges continue to be taken seriously by Procurators Fiscal and the most suitable course of action sought for each case.