Guidelines on the Role of Prosecutors

The Eighth United Nations Congress on the Prevention of Crime and the Treatment of Offenders was held from August 27  to September 7, 1990 and adopted guidelines on the Role of Prosecutors.  The Guidelines were formulated to assist Member States in their task of securing and promoting the effectiveness, impartiality and fairness of prosecutors in criminal proceedings.  The Guidelines are formulated principally with public prosecutors in mind, but they apply equally to prosecutors appointed on an ad hoc basis.

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