Legality principle

Under the principle of criminal legality, the prosecuting authority (public prosecutor’s office) is obliged to intervene in the case of official offences or on application for all acts punishable and punishable by law, provided there is sufficient factual evidence.

Term-Nr.: 530

German: Legalitätsprinzip (503)

Source: LK-Lötscher, 11.05.2020

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