Saudi Arabia: Attorney General Launches New Prosecution Categories

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Saudi Arabia: Attorney General Launches New Prosecution Categories

Saudi Gazette, 30 September 2021: Saudi Arabia’s Attorney General has confirmed a number of new prosecution areas that have been added for the first time to the existing public prosecution system.

The Public Prosecution Council has approved these prosecutions that include the Cassation Prosecution, the Appeals Prosecution, and the Ethics Prosecution.

The new names of the branches and departments of the Public Prosecution after their renaming have been announced.

They include Traffic Prosecution, Environment Prosecution, Trafficking in Persons Prosecution, Cybercrimes Prosecution, Public Ethics Prosecution, Funds Prosecution, Family and Juvenile Prosecution, Drugs Prosecution, Economic Crimes Prosecution, Crimes Against Public Trust Prosecution, National Security Prosecution, Assault on Persons Prosecution, International Cooperation Prosecution, Public Prosecution, Prison Oversight Prosecution, and Inspection Prosecution.

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Marlé Van Sandwyk