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(in England and Wales) the Attorney General or the Solicitor General, or (in Scotland) the Lord Advocate or the Solicitor General for Scotland.
- ‘The Attorney-General is the principal legal adviser (the "senior law officer") to the government.’
- ‘A prosecution of a crime defined by this Division cannot be begun except by the direction of a Crown Law Officer.’
- ‘The first role is that of the senior Law Officer of the Crown with principal responsibility for the Governments administration of the law.’
- ‘He said that as a Law Officer, I should bring all the facts, even those against the prosecution, to the notice of the Court.’
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