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date: 19 May 2024

Attorney General 

Source:
A Dictionary of Law
Author(s):
Jonathan LawJonathan Law

The principal law officer of the Crown. The Attorney General is usually a Member of Parliament of the ruling party and holds ministerial office, although he is not normally a member of the Cabinet. He is the chief legal adviser of the government, answers questions relating to legal matters in the House of Commons, and is politically responsible for the ... ...

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