Lao People’s Democratic Republic’s Constitution of 1991 with Amendments through 2003
Article 82. The people’s courts make decisions in panels. In their adjudication, judges must be independent and strictly comply with the laws.
Attorney General’s Office
Article 86. The Office of the Public Prosecutor has the duty to monitor the implementation of the laws. The Office of the Public Prosecutor consists of: •The Office of the Supreme Public Prosecutor; •The Office of the Appellate Public Prosecutor; •The offices of the Public Prosecutor at provincial and city levels; •The offices of the Public Prosecutor at district level; [and] •The Office of the Military Prosecutor. The Office of the Public Prosecutor has the following rights and duties:1.To monitor the correct and uniform implementation of laws and regulations by all ministries, ministry-equivalent organisations, organisations attached to the government, the Lao Front for National Construction, mass organisations, social organisations, local administrations, enterprises, civil servants and citizens; [and]2.To exercise the right of public prosecution.