State Prosecutor is an independent institution, having authority and is in charge of prosecution of persons charged for committing criminal offenses, or any other offense as stipulated by Law. State Prosecutor is an impartial institution and acts in accordance with the Constitution and Law. Organization, competencies and duties of the State Prosecutor are defined by Law. State Prosecutor reflects the multiethnic composition of the Republic of Kosovo, and respects the principles of gender equality. The initial mandate for a Prosecutor is a three-year mandate. When reappointed, the mandate then becomes permanent until the retirement age, as stipulated by Law, unless discharged in accordance with Law.
Organizational structure of State Prosecutor
Organizational structure of the institution of State Prosecutor in the Republic of Kosova is as follows:
- Office of Chief State Prosecutor, the highest instance of State Prosecutor, having the authority over the entire territory of the Republic of Kosova;
- Appellate Prosecution, as a second instance having the authority over the entire territory of the Republic of Kosova, which is composed of General Department and Serious Crimes Prosecution Department;
- Special Prosecution of the Republic of Kosova, being the specialized prosecutorial body, has the authority over the entire authority of the Republic of Kosova;
- Seven (7) Basic Prosecutions composed of General Departments, Departments for Minors and Serious Crimes Prosecution Departments.
Office of Chief State Prosecutor
Office of Chief State Prosecutor is led by Chief State Prosecutor, who is appointed by the President of the Republic of Kosova, following the recommendation by Kosovo Prosecutorial Council.
Within the Office of Chief State Prosecutor, in addition to Chief State Prosecutor function and Deputy Chief State Prosecutor, and for (4) Prosecutors in charge of dealing with third instance cases.
Cabinet of the Office of Chief State Prosecutor
Miranda Mehmeti Berishaj –Administrative Assistant
Administrator in the Office of Chief State Prosecutor
Lindita Memeti – Administrator
Address: Street: Luan Haradinaj, no. 16/1, zone II, category II, 1st floor, Prishtina – Kosova.