Prosecutor General of the Republic (Brazil)

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Prosecutor General of the Republic
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Augusto Aras

since 26 September 2019
Style Mr. or Madam Prosecutor General
The Most Excellent Prosecutor General
Seat Supreme Federal Court Building and Public Prosecutor's Office Head Office
AppointerThe President
with Senate advice and consent
Formation3 March 1891
First holderJosé Júlio de Albuquerque Barros

The Prosecutor General of the Republic (Portuguese : Procurador-Geral da República) is the head of the Brazilian Federal Prosecution Office, an autonomous agency in charge of criminal prosecution and the defense of society in general. The Prosecutor General heads a group of independent prosecutors (Procuradores da República), who work to investigate and prosecute criminal, labor, and civil offenses committed against society. It is a position appointed by the President of the Republic and the nomination must be approved by the Federal Senate.


Augusto Aras has been the Prosecutor General of Brazil since 26 September 2019.

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