Director of Public Prosecutions for Northern Ireland
The Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) is the head of the Public Prosecution Service of Northern Ireland, and is appointed by the Attorney General for Northern Ireland. The position of DPP was established in 1972. The current DPP is Stephen Herron who was appointed in 2017. He replaced Barra McGrory QC.
List of Directors of Public Prosecutions for Northern Ireland
- 1972 to 1989: Sir Barry Shaw
- 1989 to 2010: Sir Alasdair Fraser
- 2011 to 2017: Barra McGrory
- 2017 to present: Stephen Herron
- Director of Public Prosecutions
- Director of Public Prosecutions (England and Wales)
- Advocate General for Northern Ireland
- "About the PPS - Public Prosecution Service Northern Ireland". Ppsni.gov.uk. Archived from the original on 2011-12-13. Retrieved 2011-12-18.
- Bell, Jonny (17 May 2017). "Criticism nothing to do with decision to quit, says PPS chief Barra McGrory". Belfast Telegraph. Retrieved 17 May 2017.
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