Who Can Apply?

Individual membership may be granted to a prosecutor.

A prosecutor is:

  • Any lawyer appointed by or on behalf of the state or other public authority to prosecute criminal offences. 
  • Any lawyer who has been elected for that purpose. 
  • As well as lawyers who have been regularly retained by a prosecutor appointed or elected to conduct or assist in the conduct of criminal prosecutions. 
  • The definition extends to Examining Magistrates.

Organisational membership may be granted to:

  • Prosecution services
  • Associations of prosecutors
  • Crime prevention agencies
  • Regional and other groupings of prosecutors

Since 1995 the IAP has grown to include about 850 individual members and organisational members from over 177 countries. The organisational members, which are drawn from every region of the world, represent over 350,000 prosecutors.

Join the only world-wide association of prosecutors that brings inspiration, networking and training to more than 350.000 prosecutors worldwide.
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