23 November 2012

Angola: Military Prosecutor Ensures Effective Control of Legality

Luanda — The Military Prosecutor's Office will continue to implement efforts for the effective control of legality at the Angolan Armed Forces (FAA), National Police (PN) as well as the organs of security and internal order.

The prosecutor of the Angolan Armed Forces (FAA), general Hélder Fernando Pita Groz, said this Friday in Luanda at the opening meeting of Managing Board of the Military Prosecutor's Office, taking place at Army Command facilities.

According to him, thanks to the adoption of the Constitution, Military Prosecutor emerges as an essential organ of the Attorney General's Office, tasked with control and supervision of legality, thus ensuring the strict compliance with the laws.

He said that in 2011 was likewise approved the Organic Law of the Attorney General's Office, which in its Article 68 provides further details of military prosecutor assignments, an organ which has administrative and financial autonomy.

Regarding the meeting, the official stressed that it aims at analysing the draft report of the current year, with a view to outlining strategies for the fulfilment and implementation of plan of activity for the next year.

While in 2012, the Military prosecutor's office focussed on organisational issues of its services, with stress to organic structure, administrative sectors and juridical and criminal education.

The meeting discussed the draft reports of the activities for 2012, the activity of Electoral Civic Education in Armed Forces and National Police, as well as the challenge for 2013.

Attended the event legal advisers, military prosecutors of the branches, as well as the regions and divisions.

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