Functions of NPA


The following are some of the functions of the NPA:- 

  1. To appoint state advocates and prosecutors and promote appropriate standards of practice by state advocates and prosecutors in criminal prosecution; 
  2. To process all dockets, prefer charges and Prosecute criminal cases and appeals in courts of law; 
  3. To implement an effective prosecution mechanism So as to maintain the rule of law and contribute to fair and equitable criminal justice and the effective prosecution of citizens against crime. 
  4. To cooperate with the police, the courts, the legal profession and other Government agencies or institutions so as to ensure the fairness and effectiveness of prosecutions.