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Limitation of the Function of the Prosecutor

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A Prosecutor is subject to the following limitation in the exercise of his/her function:

  1. A Prosecutor while in office is prohibited from:

    • Holding a salaried or non-salaried public office concurrently, unless otherwise permitted by law.
    • Engaging in trade or any other business which a public official is prohibited from engaging in.
  2. Articles 17,18 19,20 and 24 of chapter III on withdrawal of court officers, the Code of Criminal Procedure, shall apply mutatis mutandis to a prosecutor; provided, that service as a prosecutor in a lower court shall not be a reason for withdrawal.
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