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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But he added: "It is the experience of our members that when matters get to court, the procurators fiscal are often unprepared and lack knowledge of the case".
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.