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the chief law officer of a country or state

the person who holds the position of secretary of the Justice Department

the position of the head of the Justice Department and the chief law enforcement officer of the United States

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Prosecutions under fisheries legislation in Wales are taken in the name of the Counsel General.
The Afghan counsel general, who has taken charge of his post just three months ago, said that in presence of international forces and challenges there was need on both sides at different non-governmental levels for the civil society to meet and build friendly relations as well as initiate economic activities that could build stronger relations, forcing governments to sit and discuss way forward too.
Pontypridd AM Mick Antoniw gave every sign of relishing his position as Counsel General but he has lost the role to Mr Miles.
In his address at the first day of two-day event 'Hamara Dostana' (Our Friendship) held at Japan Consulate in Karachi on Saturday to celebrate 65-years of Pakistan and Japan diplomatic ties, the Counsel General said both Japan and Pakistan were enjoying a good relationship, and it would further be strengthened.
Counsel General of Switzerland in his address briefly described the health and education system in Switzerland.
Welsh Government Counsel General Theodore Huckle QC acted yesterday to settle an issue over the Assembly's legislative competence to pass such a Bill.
SHIBERGHAN (PAN): German Counsel General Karl Lieberman based in northern Balkh province on Monday paid a visit to the gas fields in Shiberghan, the capital of Jawzjan province, indicating his country's willingness for investment.
Counsel General in Lahore Nina Fite, Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif and opposition leader in the Senate Ishaq Dar also attended the meeting, reports the Daily Times.
Iran's Counsel General to Heart, Rahim Mohammadi Yekta, for his part, referred to Iran's remarkable activities in Afghanistan's services, production and industry sectors saying that "the emergent need in Afghanistan includes job creation, unemployment removal and stable peace creation.
M Muneer, Chairman Pakistan-Canada Business Council of FPCCI, Sahibzada Ahmed, Pakistani Counsel General in Toronto, Dr Usman Director General Trade Development Authority of Pakistan (TDAP), Dr Shafeeq Qadri a Pakistani born Canadian parliamentarian and other members of the FPCCI.
He will also meet the Counsel General of Pakistan in Istanbul, Dr Yousuf Junaid to discuss the visa facilitation for Turkish businessmen.
Hani bin Mohammed Abu Rass received here today Pakistani Counsel General Abdul Salik Khan and the accompanying delegation.
He took over as Counsel General, the post previously held by First Minister Carwyn Jones.
Summary: Tunisian ambassador, Mourad Bourehla along with the Honorary Counsel General, Iftikhar Somro visited the Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) to discuss matters of mutual interest.
As it turned out, he hardly increased his public profile-although his obscure role as Counsel General prevents that.