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The Welsh Government Prosecution Code

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The code gives guidance to prosecutors on the principles to be applied when making decisions about Welsh Government prosecutions.

The Welsh Government holds a number of prosecution responsibilities connected to its functions.

These include:

  • animal welfare
  • food production
  • fisheries
  • social care
  • childcare
  • independent healthcare.

The code explains how we make our decisions and the principles we apply when making those decisions.

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