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Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service

The Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service is the independent public prosecution service for Scotland, and is a Ministerial Department of the Scottish Government. The department is headed by Her Majesty's Lord Advocate, who under the Scottish legal system is responsible for prosecution, along with the area procurators fiscal. In Scotland, virtually all prosecution of criminal offences is undertaken by the Crown. Private prosecutions are extremely rare. The... Wikipedia

Articles tagged crown office

  • February 24th 2021
  • Alex Salmond poised to testify amid storm of controversy

  • Writing on wall for Sturgeon as rot and malaise sweep across the land

  • Salmond may have questions to answer about past conduct, says Sturgeon

  • Lord Advocate says he was out the loop on Salmond evidence censorship

  • Contempt of democracy

  • Crown Office ordered to release evidence of Salmond 'conspiracy'

  • Alex Salmond saga risks bringing UK's reputation into 'international disrepute', ex-minister claims

  • Now it's personal: Sturgeon accuses Salmond of living in 'alternative reality'

  • Salmond inquiry: Nicola Sturgeon warns against 'dangerous' conspiracy claims

  • Sturgeon denies leaning on Crown Office over censored Salmond evidence

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