the attorney's side that represents the government, community, victim, and/or school
Action in court exercised by the prosecuting authorities against those who have committed an offence (petty offence, misdemeanour or felony), with a view to sentencing them (imprisonment, fine, confiscation, forfeit of certain rights ...). In principle, prosecution can only be introduced by prosecuting magistrates or certain public officials. In addition, if the prosecution does not take action, the victim has the power to initiate prosecution by lodging a complaint with the investigating judge. The victim can also lodge a complaint with the jurisdiction of the judgment.
All of the magistrates responsible for the application of laws and for defending the interests of society without exercising the function of the judge. These representatives of society are the King's prosecutor and his/her assistants (called substitutes) or, on appeal, the General Prosecutor and the Advocates general and the assistants of the General Prosecutor. The Prosecutor and his assistants form the prosecution, which is also referred to as the "ministère public" (public prosecution).