Day of employees of the prosecutor's office of the Republic of Moldova (29/01)

On January 29, 1992, Law No. 902-XII "On the Prosecutor's Office" was adopted in Moldova, the date of the adoption of the Law became the official Day of the Prosecutor's Office.

Article 1 of this Law states that “In accordance with the Constitution, the Prosecutor General and prosecutors subordinate to him shall supervise the precise and uniform implementation of laws by public authorities, legal and natural persons and their associations.” And also that "the Prosecutor's Office protects the rule of law, the rights and freedoms of citizens, promotes the administration of justice in accordance with the law."

The Prosecutor's Office of the Republic of Moldova is empowered to: - on behalf of and in the interests of society, ensure the implementation of the law, protect the rule of law, the rights and freedoms of citizens in the event that violation of these entails the application of criminal sanctions; - lead and carry out criminal prosecution; - to represent the prosecution in courts; - participate in accordance with the law in the consideration of civil cases (including cases of administrative proceedings) and cases of offenses, the proceedings on which were initiated by the Prosecutor's Office; – provide legal assistance and international cooperation in the field of their activities; - to implement the criminal policy of the state; - ensure effective protection of witnesses, victims and other participants in the process; - in cases provided for by law, file civil claims; - to exercise control over the observance of laws in places of preliminary detention and penitentiary institutions; — exercise control over the rule of law in the Armed Forces; - To exercise control over the execution of court decisions in criminal cases.

Over the long years of its existence, the Prosecutor's Office of the Republic of Moldova proves in practice that it is one of the main state attributes in implementing the principle of the rule of law and protecting the fundamental rights and freedoms of citizens.

Only high professionalism and the efforts made by the prosecutor's office staff, supervising the implementation of the Constitution and laws of the state, other documents regulating the socio-economic life of the country, can minimize the level of corruption and other vices of society.