Attorney General (Austenasia)
|Ministry of Justice|
|Appointer||The Monarch on the advice of the Prime Minister|
The Attorney General of Austenasia is the member of Cabinet who serves as the chief lawyer of the Government and leader of the Ministry of Justice of the Empire of Austenasia. The Attorney General is therefore responsible for providing the members and bodies of the Government with legal advice, serving as or appointing the prosecutor for trials of the Imperial Court, and overseeing the administration of the Austenasian Police. They have the authority to appoint magistrates to resolve civil disputes and to appoint the Chief Inspector of the Austenasian Police with the consent of the Prime Minister.
Although the office was established on 4 April 2019, it was not until 7 April - three days later - that the first Attorney General, Lord Adam, Duke of Washington, was appointed. He resigned on 11 February 2020, and was replaced with the incumbent, Emmanuel I & II (who also serves as Basileus of Rhomania), two days later.
List of Attorneys General
|Number||Picture||Name||Political party||Took office||Left office||Notes|
|01||Lord Adam, Duke of Washington||Independent
|7 Apr 2019||11 Feb 2020||Appointed Attorney General by the Monarch on the advice of the Prime Minister Lord Admiral Joseph Kennedy. Resigned upon the departure of Oregonia from Austenasia.|
|02||HFM Basileus Emmanuel I & II||Fatherland Party (until 27 May 2020)||13 Feb 2020||16 Nov 2020||Appointed Attorney General by the Monarch after the February 2020 Austenasian elections.|
|03||Lord Charles Ross, Duke of Occidentia||Libertarian Party||16 Nov 2020||Incumbent||Appointed the Acting Attorney General by the Prime Minister.|