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Justice (Northern Ireland) Act 2002

Section 36: Exercise of functions by and on behalf of Service

70.This section allows the Director to delegate any or all of his functions to a member of his staff. All staff members must carry out their work subject to the direction of the Director (see section 29(6)). Subsection (2) allows the Director to retain the services of a barrister or a solicitor to prosecute cases on his behalf, but they must act in accordance with any instructions issued by a Public Prosecutor (subsection (3)).

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