Attorney General

In the UK, principal law officer of the crown and head of the English Bar; the post is one of great political importance. In the USA, it is the chief law officer of the government and head of the Department of Justice. In England, Wales, and Northern Ireland, the consent of the Attorney General is required for bringing certain criminal proceedi...
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Attorney General

[Tonga] The position of Attorney General was established in the Kingdom of Tonga in 1988. From 1988 to 2009, the Attorney General jointly held the office of Minister of Justice. The current Attorney General is Neil Adsett, since 16 January 2012. He `has been a barrister and solicitor for over 30 years`, and had recently been involved in Ton...
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Attorney General

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Attorney General

[n] - the person who holds the position of secretary of the Justice Department 2. [n] - the chief law officer of a country or state 3. [n] - the position of the head of the Justice Department and the chief law enforcement officer of the United States
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Attorney General

In the UK, principal law officer of the crown and head of the English Bar; the post is one of great political importance. In the USA, it is the chief law officer of the government and head of the...
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Attorney General

Attorney General of the United States noun the position of the head of the Justice Department and the chief law enforcement officer of the United States; `the post of Attorney General was created in 1789`
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attorney general

noun the chief law officer of a country or state
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attorney general

the chief law officer of a state or nation and the legal adviser to the chief executive. The office is common in almost every country in which the ...
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Attorney General

(n) Attorney General is the Law officer appointed by the Constitutional head of the country, to represent the country on legal issues where the government has an interest or on instances of federal prosecutions. They also advice Government on legal issues related to the constitution. In US, Attorney General oversees the Federal Bureau of Investigat...
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attorney general

the chief law officer of a country or state and head of its legal department.
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Attorney General

[Isle of Man] The Attorney General (Yn Turneyr Theayagh or Yn Ard-Turneyr) of the Isle of Man has an ex officio seat in the Legislative Council and is the Government`s top legal adviser. The Attorney General is a Crown officer, rather than a member of the Isle of Man Government. He is appointed by the Queen on the advice of the UK`s Secreta...
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Attorney general

In most common law jurisdictions, the attorney general or attorney-general is the main legal advisor to the government, and in some jurisdictions he or she may also have executive responsibility for law enforcement, public prosecutions or even ministerial responsibility for legal affairs generally. In practice, the extent to which the attorney-gen...
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Attorney General

Head of the Bar in England.
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Attorney General

The chief law officer of the federal or state government, who appears for the people in criminal cou
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Attorney General

Head of the United States Department of Justice and chief law officer of the federal government. The Attorney General represents the United States in legal matters, oversees federal prosecutors, and provides legal advice to the president and to heads of executive governmental departments. Each state also has an attorney general, responsible for adv...
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Attorney General

[NSW] Attorney General (NSW) v Quin (1990) 170 CLR 1 is a landmark Australian judgment of the High Court. The matter related to Australian administrative law and to an extent the separation of powers. ==Background== The NSW magistracy was reorganised. Quinn had been a magistrate but was not recommended for appointment. The Attorney General ...
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