National Prosecuting Authority

  • Pretoria, Gauteng, VGM Building (Corner Westlake & Hartley), 123 Westlake Avenue, Weavind Park, Silverton, 0184 View on Map
  • Telephone: 012 845 6000
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Team Members (1)

  • Advocate Shamila Batohi

    National Director of Public Prosecutions


About the Department

Team Members (1)

  • Advocate Shamila Batohi

    National Director of Public Prosecutions

The Office of the National Director of Public Prosecutions was established on 1 August 1998, in terms of section 179 (1) of the Constitution.


Justice in our society, so that people can live in freedom and security.


Guided by the Constitution, we in the National Prosecuting Authority ensure justice for the victims of crime by prosecuting without fear, favour and prejudice and by working with our partners and the public to solve and prevent crime.

The National Prosecuting Authority has the power to: institute and conduct criminal proceedings on behalf of the state; carry out any necessary functions incidental to instituting and conducting such criminal proceedings; and discontinue criminal proceedings.

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