Director of Public Prosecutions

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Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP)

an officer who works under the Attorney General and who is responsible for the prosecution of all serious crime. Sometimes only the consent of the DPP is required. The office is particularly important as it heads up the CROWN PROSECUTION SERVICE, which prosecutes most crimes in England.
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They cannot legally consent to something as mundane as a loan, but according to the DPPS, they should be held legally responsible for their addictions.
Moreover, its widely accepted that it is legally impossible to consent to murder, a point highlighted in the brief presented to DPPS.
The communication costs of DPPS and CA were mainly explored with a number of sensor nodes which range from 600 to 1000, with the default number equaling 600.
PHOTO | DPPS |In contrast, there were several lowlights associated with the Harambee Stars, most notably, that morale-sapping 2-1 defeat away to Sierra Leone in Free Town on June 10, in the opening match of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers.