HC Deb 26 March 1986 vol 94 cc466-7W
Mr. Gerald Howarth

asked the Attorney-General if he will make a statement on the extent and basis of his involvement in the preparation of the code for Crown prosecutors to be issued by the Director of Public Prosecutions.

The Attorney-General

The Director of Public Prosecutions yesterday submitted a draft code for my consideration. By virtue of section 3(1) of the Prosecution of Offences Act 1985 the Director discharges all his statutory responsibilities, including the duty imposed by section 10 of the Prosecution of Offences Act 1985, under my superintendence.