The Supreme People's Procuracy

The Supreme People's Procuracy supervises and controls obedience to the law by Ministries, organ of ministerial rank, other organs under the Government, local organs of power, economic bodies, social organizations, people's and armed units and citizens.It exercises the right to initiate public prosecution, ensures a serious and uniform implementation of the law.

 

The local Offices of Supreme People's Procuracy , the Military Offices of Procuracy supervise and control obedience to the law exercise the right to initiate public prosecution within the bounds of their respon- sibilities as prescribed by law.

The People's Office of Supreme People's Procuracy is directed by its Head. The Heads of interior Office are subject to the leadership of the Heads of Procuracy Offices . The Heads of local offices of Supreme People's Procuracy and the Heads of Military Offices of Procuracy are subject to the overall leadership of the head of the Supreme People's Office.

The setting up of the Committee of Procuracy, the problems to be settled by the Head of the People's Office of Procuracy , the major issues to be discussed and settled by the Committee of Procuracy in conformity with the will of the majority,are to be prescribed by law.

The tenure of the Head of the Supreme People's Office of Procuracy is the same as that of the National Assembly.

The Heads, Deputy Heads and members of the local People's Office of Procuracy and of Military Offices of Procuracy in military zones and areas shall be appointed,released from duty, or dismissed by the Head of the Supreme People's Office of Procuracy.

The Head of the Supreme People's Office of Procuracy shall be responsible and shall make his reports to the National Assembly and,when the latter is not in session ,to its Standing Committee and to the country's President.

The Head of the local People's Office of Procuracy are responsible for reporting to the People's Councils on the situation in law enforcement in the respective localities , and shall answer the interpellations of the deputies to the People's Councils.