The Prosecutor General’s Office was established in accordance with Article 220 of the Constitution ratified on 07 August 2008, which stipulates that there shall be an independent and impartial Prosecutor General in Maldives.

Article 220 of the Constitution states that the Prosecutor General shall perform his duties and responsibilities in accordance with the Constitution and laws passed by the Parliament. Article 223 of the Constitution defines the responsibilities and powers of the Prosecutor General as follows.

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