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procurator

a representative of a party.
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PROCURATOR, civil law. A proctor; a person who acts for another by virtue of a procuration. Procurator est, qui aliena negotia mandata Domini administrat. Dig 3, 3, 1. Vide Attorney; Authority.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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(59) The authors argued that, as under the tsars, general supervision served as a powerful instrument of coercion, and made the procuracy 'the eye of the state' (oko tsaria)." (60) Envisioning a new legal system that would not again serve as an instrument of Kremlin power, these reformers criticized the agency's "general supervision" function, "especially procuratorial investigations into wrongdoing by administrative agencies and local governmental bodies." (61)
Kostenko, The Concept of Development of the Procuratorial System in the Transitional Period, 11 GOSUDARSTVO I PRAVO 20 (1995).
It added that proposals for prosecution by public security departments are required to e examined by procuratorial organs before being recommended to the court to initiate a public prosecution, a measure which restricts the power of government.
According to the Constitution, this system has the following salient features: "[a]ll power in the People's Republic of China belongs to the people;" (3) "[t]he organs through which the people exercise state power are the National People's Congress and the local people's congresses at different levels;" (4) "[a]ll administrative, judicial and procuratorial organs of the state are created by the people's congresses to which they are responsible and under whose supervision they operate;" (5) and "[t]he state organs of the People's Republic of China apply the principle of democratic centralism." (6)
The House version of the resolution said Congress "condemns the ongoing and egregious human rights abuse by the government of the People's Republic of China." Congress calls on the Chinese government to "reevaluate the official verdict on the June 4, 1989 Tiananmen pro-democracy activities and order relevant procuratorial organs to open formal investigations on the June 4 event with the goal of bringing those responsible to justice." The resolution specifically urged Beijing to create an investigating committee to look into the incident and disclose its findings to the public.
"Procuratorial organs should investigate allegations of collecting evidence through illegal methods," the draft states.
New Delhi, August 11 (ANI): Primary school students were recently asked to invigilate an exam for public security, procuratorial, and judicial workers in China.