Alerts

  • The Department of Public transportation has advised that the DPT Kiosk at Central Terminal in Hamilton will be closed all day on Sunday, February 25th due to construction work being carried out on the building. 

Alerts

  • The Ministry of Health is seeking your views on the proposed Sugar Tax and changes to the Mental Health Act. You will find the consultation documents and online feedback forms here.

Department of Public Prosecutions

The Department of Public Prosecutions conducts criminal prosecutions in the public interest.

What do they do?

In prosecuting criminal offences in the interest of the Bermudian public, the Department of Public Prosecutions:

  • Advises the police, government departments, and the Criminal Injuries Compensation Board
  • Runs the Witness Care Unit

Additionally, the Department of Public Prosecutions performs the following duties at Bermuda’s courts.

Magistrates' Court

  • All summary trials
  • Plea Court
  • Drug Treatment Court
  • Juvenile Court
  • Legal applications

Supreme Court

  • Appeals from the Magistrates' Court
  • Trials by way of indictment
  • Sentencing
  • Legal applications

The Department also takes responsibility for appeals at higher court levels.

 

 

 

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