EU Member States

EU Member States

In this section of the site you can access three sources of information concerning the tasks and powers of the prosecution services in the EU Member States. Per country you can consult either:

  • the country report (a descriptive report (av. 25 pages) on the relation between the prosecutor and the police/ the prosecutor and the Minister of Justice/ the role of the prosecutor in court/ in the execution of sanctions)
  • the completed questionnaire, connected to related paragraphs in the country report by means of hyperlinks (150 questions and anwers on Prosecution and Police (role of prosecution in the investigation/ possibilities to regulate the influx of cases sent in by the police/ grounds for non-prosecution) / Prosecution and Executive (possibilities for executive to give instructions to the prosecution service)/ Status (independence of prosecution service, budget)/ Miscellaneous (code of conduct, role of prosecutor in private and commercial law)
  • links (to legislation, prosecution service, Ministry of Justice, etc.).

The country reports and questionnaires can also be downloaded.