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In the organogram, the entry Public Prosecution Service gives access to information on the extent of its powers; procedural fields of intervention; the magistracy of the Public Prosecution Service; the complete text of its Organisational Law and Statute.
Information on the composition of the bodies and their functions, as well as on the bodies which compose the Public Prosecution Service, is available by entering directly into the relevant field.
Public Prosecution Service
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The Attorney-General's Office is the highest body of the Public Prosecution Service.
The Attorney-General's Office comprises the Attorney-General, the Superior Council of the Public Prosecution Service, the Consultative Council, and the Administrative Support Services.
The District Deputy Attorneys General's Offices and the District Attorneys' Offices are also deemed bodies of the Public Prosecution Service.
The Central Department of Investigation and Prosecution, the Bureau for Documentation and Comparative Law and Technical Advisory Unit operate under the dependance of the Attorney General's Office.
The Attorney-General is assisted and supplied by the Vice Attorney-General.
The Legal Auditors have a closer relationship with members of the government, and they work in the ministries.
The structure of the Public Prosecution Service also comprises the District Deputy Attorneys General placed at the seat of each judicial district, who are assisted by magistrates with equal rank or by District Attorneys.
The District Attorneys hold their offices in the 'círculos' and counties corresponding to the seat of the judicial districts.
The base magistrates of the Public Prosecution Service are the Deputy District Attorneys, who develop their activities in counties or groups of counties.