Law Enforcement – Moldova Anti Corruption Institutional Framework




Established: 2003

Structure: headed by a chief prosecutor, assisted by a deputy or, as the case may be, by several deputies.


  • performs the criminal investigation in cases under its jurisdiction, according to the procedural law;
  • leads the criminal investigation in cases handled by the National Anti-corruption Centre;
  • represents the prosecution in the first instance and appeal courts

Appointment: First deputy and deputies are appointed by the Attorney General.

Removal: Public prosecutor can be dismissed from the office on the grounds of an order issued by Attorney General.

Budget: The budget of the specialized prosecutor’s office is reflected separately in the budget of the Prosecutor’s Office and is administered by the chief prosecutor of the specialized prosecutor’s office.