Attorney General (Austenasia)

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Attorney-General
Logo of the Ministry of Justice
Incumbent
The Hon. Sir Isaiah Burdette, OAO

since 11 August 2023
Ministry of Justice
Member ofCabinet
NominatorPrime Minister
AppointerThe Monarch
on the advice of the Prime Minister
Formation7 April 2019; 4 years ago (2019-04-07)
First holderAdam von Friedeck

The Attorney General of Austenasia is the member of Cabinet who serves as the chief governmental lawyer 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. The incumbent, Sir Isaiah Burdette, is the fifth Attorney General and has been in office since August 2023.

List of Attorneys General

Number Picture Name Took office Left office Notes
01 Lord Adam, Duke of Washington 7 Apr 2019 11 Feb 2020 Appointed Attorney General by the Monarch on the advice of the now Brooklyn Hewitt, then Prime Minister. Resigned upon the departure of Oregonia from Austenasia.
02 HFM Basileus Emmanuel I & II 13 Feb 2020 16 Nov 2020 Appointed Attorney General by the Monarch after the February 2020 Austenasian elections, on the advice of the new Prime Minister Prince Dionisiy.
03 Lord Charles Ross, Duke of Occidentia 16 Nov 2020 9 Dec 2020 Appointed Attorney General by the Monarch on the advice of Prime Minister Lord John Gordon, in response to a prospective upcoming legal issue which failed to materialize. Resigned shortly afterwards.
04 Sir Anthony Clark, KOB 9 Dec 2020 11 Aug 2023 Appointed Attorney General by the Monarch on the advice of Prime Minister Lord John Gordon after the resignation of Lord Ross. Appointed the prosecutor in The Imperial Majesty vs. Lady Sophia Albina, Countess of Nova Albion.
05 The Hon. Sir Isaiah Burdette, OAO 11 Aug 2023 Incumbent Appointed Attorney General by the Monarch on the advice of Prime Minister Lord William Wilson after the resignation of Sir Anthony.