Director of Public Prosecutions for Northern Ireland

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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.[1] The position of DPP was established in 1972.[2] 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[edit]

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  1. ^ "About the PPS - Public Prosecution Service Northern Ireland". Archived from the original on 2011-12-13. Retrieved 2011-12-18.
  2. ^ 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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