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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Elsewhere, a 29-year-old New Stevenston man was reported to the procurator fiscal for alleged assault and breach of the peace.
The Crown Office said yesterday: "The procurator fiscal has received a report from NHS Counter Fraud Services concerning alleged incidents between 2000 and 2014.
In 2014-15 the Procurator Fiscal brought 72 health and safety related cases to court, a 49 per cent increase on the previous year's total of 37.
But shortly before the court date, the Procurator Fiscal told the boy's mother that there would be no prosecution.
A statement from the Crown Office in Scotland, said: "The procurator fiscal has received a report relating to incidents involving a 65-year-old man.
A Crown Office spokesman said: "The procurator fiscal at Livingston has received reports concerning two males in connection with an incident in Linlithgow on Friday December 9, 2011.
A report has now been submitted to the procurator fiscal who will decide whether to pursue a prosecution.
Now a spokesperson for the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service has issued a statement which says: "It is not uncommon for the Procurator Fiscal to ask the police to submit a report in relation to a particular incident.
It means Ms Alexander now faces the possibility of a criminal investigation if the procurator fiscal refers the matter on to the police.
A Procurator Fiscal spokesperson said: "I would usually expect a gap of at least a week before we get something from them.
A police spokeswoman said they were later released but a file on them has also been sent to the procurator fiscal.
A 19-year-old man from Motherwell was arrested and a report has gone to the procurator fiscal.