Departments in the Prosecutor’s OfficeAdministration of the Prosecutor's Office
The Administration of the Prosecutor’s Office of BiH (POBIH Administration) performs legal, administrative and technical, general and material and financial operations, as well as IT and public relations activities and other activities required for a lawful, timely and efficient functioning of the Prosecutor's Office. The POBIH Administration also provides special support to the work of Prosecutorial Departments.
The Secretary of the Prosecutor's Office runs the POBIH Administration under the supervision of the Chief Prosecutor and reports to the Chief Prosecutor regarding the work of the Administration. In order to ensure the efficient operation of the Prosecutor's Office the Secretary assigns tasks to the administrative staff directly.
The duties falling within the domain of the POBIH Administration are performed by the following internal organizational units:
· Office of the Chief Prosecutor
· Office of the Secretary of the Prosecutor's Office
· Department for Legal, Administrative, Technical and General Affairs
· Department for Material and Financial Operations
· Public Relations Department
· Department for Information and Communications Technology- ICT and Electronic Evidence Processing
· Office for Special Support to Department III
· The Registry
· Investigations and Witness Support Department
Office of the Chief Prosecutor
The Office of the Chief Prosecutor keeps entry-books and registers of the POBIH Administration, distributes case files of the POBIH Administration, keeps records on meetings and obligations of the Chief Prosecutor and visits paid to the BiH Prosecutor’s Office, performs protocol activities, translations and interpretations for the Chief Prosecutor, cooperates with the Ministry of Justice and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in order to establish and maintain contacts of the Chief Prosecutor with international Prosecutor’s Offices and international institutions. The Office of the Chief Prosecutor also receives mail for the Chief Prosecutor, receives telephone calls for the Chief Prosecutor and performs other tasks on behalf of the Chief Prosecutor.
Office of the Secretary of the Prosecutor's Office
The Office of the Secretary of the Prosecutor's Office manages, supervises and coordinates the work of all Departments and other organizational units of administration and external communication of the Prosecutor's Office with other bodies, it also drafts general acts of the Prosecutor's Office, prepares individual documents, controls accounting-cash documentation, provides assistance to the Chief Prosecutor in budget preparation and implementation, in defining the work programs and performance reports as well as other plans, and generally provides assistance to the Chief Prosecutor in performance of his/her duties.
Department for Legal, Administrative, Technical and General Affairs
The Department for Legal, Administrative, Technical and General Affairs performs duties in drafting general and other bylaws of the Prosecutor's Office, duties in the Records Office, office and other administrative and technical duties, proofreading, personnel duties, typist duties, protocol duties, courier and other duties necessary for the timely, lawful and professional operations of the Prosecutor’s Office
Department for Material and Financial Operations
The Department for Material and Financial Operations works on the preparation of budget and other financial plans and financial reports of the Prosecutor's Office, payroll accounts and allowances, accounting and other material and financial operations, preliminary fiscalisation in contracting, and generally on preliminary fiscalisation of all documents that might create rights and obligations of the Prosecutor's Office, as well as other operations necessary to implement the function of the Prosecutor's Office
Public Relations Department
The Public Relations Department collects and sorts out the news and commentaries related to the Prosecutor's Office and informs the Chief Prosecutor, Deputies of the Chief Prosecutor, other Prosecutors, and the Secretary of the Prosecutor's Office about them, prepares and distributes press releases and information to public/media.
Department for ICT and Electronic Evidence Processing
The Department for ICT and Electronic Evidence Processing plays a key role in the development of information and communication system of the Prosecutor’s Office of BiH and in keeping track of the latest information and communication technologies and methods and their implementation in the existing informational system. The operations of this Department also include safe processing and handling of digital and information evidentiary material, data sorting and filing. The Department for ICT and Evidence Processing provides assistance and support to users in terms of functioning of the installed equipment, offers support in the organization of training of employees in the field of ICT technologies and also facilitates presentation of digital evidence.
Office for Special Support to Department III
The Office for Special Support to Department III provides support to Department III which is not provided by other Departments or structural units in the Prosecutor's Office Administration
The Registry provides support to Special Departments which is not provided by other Departments and organizational units of the Prosecutor's Office Administration, and maintains contacts with the ICTY and international donors.
Investigation and Witness Support Department
The Investigation and Witness Support Department performs duties and actions in uncovering and investigating criminal offences under jurisdiction of the Prosecutor’s Office of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Within the scope of investigations in the given cases, the Department plans and coordinates actions and work with the Prosecutor in charge, or the Legal Officer of the Prosecutor’s Office of BiH authorized by the Prosecutor as well as authorized officers of the police and other law enforcement agencies as defined by the CPC BiH. The Department performs additional technical, psychological and other witness support activities in order to provide for the efficient cooperation with the witness during the investigation and criminal proceedings, establishes adequate cooperation with other witness protection agencies during investigation, in order to ensure that the witness testifies freely and openly in the criminal proceedings before the Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina. The Department maintains cooperation within the Prosecutor’s Office of BiH, and with other law enforcement agencies in BiH.
All documents provided herein are for information only and are not to be considered as official records of the Prosecutor's Office of BH.
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EXTENSION OF CUSTODY PROPOSED AGAINST THE SUSPECTS DEPRIVED OF LIBERTY IN THE PATRIOT AND PRAVDA /JUSTICE/ ACTIONS
ADDRESS OF THE PROSECUTOR'S
OFFICE OF BIH
Kraljice Jelene 88
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Phone: +387 (0) 33 707 100
Fax: +387 (0) 33 707 463
The Press Office:
Phone: +387 (0) 33 707 201
+387 (0) 33 707 478
Fax: +387 (0) 33 707 463
Mobile: +387 (0) 61 483 339