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advocate depute

in Scotland, an advocate who acts for the LORD ADVOCATE in the prosecution of crime in the High Court.
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However, the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service yesterday said it is now investigation both deaths.
The Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service said they did "not record this information".
The Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service have announced her pounds 105,791.53 estate has fallen to the Crown.
Laura left the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service (COPFS) in 2014.
The Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service have launched their annual zero tolerance campaign, aimed at cutting knife crime over Christmas and New Year.
The initiative is a joint venture between Strathclyde Police, the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service and the Scottish Court Service.
Those affected by the tragedy have been informed of the development, the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service said.
The Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service were due to put Phoenix in their offices across Scotland after a two-year trial.
I phoned the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service (COPFS) who refused to talk to me about it.
The Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service have resisted pressure from politicians and campaign groups to lift the secrecy order.