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Synonyms for procurator

a person authorized to act for another

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(ancient Rome) someone employed by the Roman Emperor to manage finance and taxes

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As chairman of the Board of Procurators General, Mr Bolhaar was already closely involved in combating human trafficking.
The group said it appeared the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service (COPFS)were"overwhelmed" with work and staff were under considerable pressure.
Procurators fiscal will be told that where offences have been motivated by a reaction to the crash, there will be a presumption in favour of criminal proceedings.
Procurators themselves should interrogate suspects when there are clues or evidences that prove the possibility of such serious violations of law as extortion of confession and collecting evidence through the use of force, the action plan said.
The fact that the Dutch word landvoogd has historically been used for procurator has doubtless contributed to the tendency to confuse the distinctions between guardians and procurators.
He said: "These trends indicate these charges continue to be taken seriously by Procurators Fiscal and the most suitable course of action sought for each case.
More than 100 procurators fiscal from all over Scotland met in Glasgow to voice their anger over high stress, low morale and poor pay.