Procuracy

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Proc´u`ra`cy


n.1.
1.The office or act of a proctor or procurator; management for another.
2.Authority to act for another; a proxy.
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The formal judicial system consists of two separate but interrelated elements: the courts (jaepanso) and the procuracies (geomchalso).
In Jiangsu, since 2005, the provincial and municipal People's Procuracies (Procuratorates), under the supervision of a criminology professor of Nanjing University, have pioneered restorative practices as an alternative to prosecutions for juvenile offenders (Di and Cha, 2007).
Articles 11 and 48 declare the subordination of the military procuracies to the General Prokuratura of the Russian Federation and the Procurator General of the Russian Federation to whom they are accountable.