What is a procurator?

What is a procurator? Here are some definitions.

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  1. A tax collector.
  2. An agent or attorney.
  3. A legal officer who both investigates and prosecutes crimes, found in some inquisitorial legal systems, particularly communist or formerly communist states – see public procurator
  4. (Ancient Rome) The governor of a small imperial province.
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The officer will then send the report to the procurator fiscal who will decide whether to have the person charged with being drunk and incapable.
One male was arrested for breach of the peace and will be reported to the procurator fiscal.
A man has been arrested and a report is to be submitted to the procurator fiscal.
The procurator fiscal instructed them to leave the indictment there on the basis that the accused had no proper domicile of citation.
The owner was traced and a report is to be submitted to the procurator fiscal in relation to cruelty to animals.
Paulinus quelled the revolt with ruthless efficiency but his methods were frowned upon by the new procurator, Classicianus.

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