English version

procurator fiscal

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishprocurator fiscalprocurator fiscalSCLan official in Scotland who decides whether someone should be sent to court for a trial procurator
Examples from the Corpus
procurator fiscalHowever, procurators fiscal hardly ever take advantage of this power.All prosecutions are undertaken by the public prosecutor, the Lord Advocate, or his subordinates, the procurators fiscal.Police said that a report on the crash would go to the procurator fiscal at Ayr.Police said one man had been charged with breach of the peace and a report was being sent to the procurator fiscal.The procurator fiscal has a wide measure of autonomy, both in a discretion whether to prosecute and in choosing the charges.
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