This Department takes care of the following functional areas:
- Criminal Sessions,
- Homicide Cases,
- Property Cases,
- General Crimes,
- Environmental offences,
- Delegated Prosecutions.
And offences not handled by the proposed specialised Departments of Anti-Corruption, Land, Gender and Sexual Offences, and International Crimes.
The Prosecution Department is also continue to be responsible for
- Appeals and Miscellaneous Applications.
This work involves supervising and coordinating the management of appeals and applications in the Chief Magistrate Courts, High Courts, Court of Appeal and Supreme Court.