Department of Justice (Lehmark)
|Department of Justice|
|Established||19 April 2019|
|Headquarters||Lehmark Capital State|
|Attorney-General of Lehmark||William Lehman I, Emperor and Autocrat of Lehmark|
|Chief Public Prosecutor||William Lehman I, Emperor and Autocrat of Lehmark|
|Chief Justice of the Supreme Court||HRH Archduke, Tyler Hantken, GIOL|
The jurisdiction of the Department of Justice of Lehmark is one of the more complex Government Departments and has the widest jurisdiction that extends over all Government Departments, however, this jurisdiction is only focused around the Empires’ legal system and the Supreme Court.
The Department of Justice is made up consists of the Office of the Attorney-General, who is also the Head of the Department of Justice and the Offices of the Chief Public Prosecutor, who acts for the Empire in criminal cases and prosecutes the defendants in these matters. The Department is also intertwined with the functionality of the Supreme Court, but in no way does not control it.
The Department's primary function is the enforcement of law and the administration of Justice. The Department of Justice is responsible for the enforcement and administering all areas of Civil, Criminal and Imperial Law. The Department provides enforcement of criminal law through the Office of the Chief Public Prosecutor, whose job it is to represent the State in criminal matters.
The Supreme Court of the Empire of Lehmark is one of the most important institutions of the Empire, it is responsible for dispensing Criminal and Civil Law as well as acting a Constitutional Decree Review Board. The Supreme Court is outlined in Article VI: Judicial Power of the Constitution and this article goes into more depth regarding its functionality and importance to the Empire.
The Supreme Court of the Empire shall first and foremost protect the Rights and Freedoms of the Citizens of the Empire.
Agency of the Chief Public Prosecutor
The Agency of Chief Public Prosecutor is charged with representing the Empire of Lehmark in the criminal case presented to the Supreme Court and is under obligation to take all available measures to ensure all public prosecutions are undertaken in good faith and in the interest of a Victim or the Citizens of the Empire where applicable.
The Office of the Chief Public Prosecutor shall employ Public Prosecutors acting in accordance with the Constitution of Lehmark.