The senior leadership of the Public Prosecutor’s Office is vested in the National Prosecutor, who shall hold office for a term of six years, without re-election.
The National Prosecutor shall be appointed by the majority of the members of the Representatives Congress and the Regional Chamber in a joint session, from a list of three candidates proposed by the President of the Republic, who shall count with the technical assistance of the Council for Upper Public Management, pursuant to the procedure determined by the law.
The National Prosecutor shall be in charge of:
a) Leading the regular and special meetings of the Board of the Public Prosecutor’s Office,
b) Representing the institution before the other State instrumentalities,
c) Driving the execution of the criminal prosecution policy in the country.
d) Determining the professional management policy for officers of the Public Prosecutor’s Office
e) Presiding over the Board of the Public Prosecutor’s Office
f) Appointing regional prosecutors, from a list of three candidates drawn up by the respective Regional Assembly.
g) Appointing assistant prosecutors, from a shortlist of three candidates drawn up by the Board of the Public Prosecutor’s Office.
h) Others powers established by the Constitution and the law.