Initiates and follows up on penal cases and represents the State in civil cases before administrative courts. The Law of the Judicial Authority governs operation and jurisdiction of the Public Prosecution. The Attorney General’s Office supervises a number of prosecutors’ district offices and specialised prosecution units throughout Palestinian governorates. The Public Prosecution also:
- Implements court decisions.
- Supervises police officers vested with judicial powers.
- Monitors correction and rehabilitation centres (prisons).