415. The Service Prosecuting Authority.

Her Majesty is empowered to appoint a person as the Director of Service Prosecutions1. A person may only be appointed as such if he:


    (1)     has a ten year general qualification2;


    (2)     is an advocate or solicitor in Scotland of at least ten years' standing3;


    (3)     is a member of the Bar of Northern Ireland, or a solicitor of the Court of Judicature of Northern Ireland, of at least ten years' standing4; or


    (4)     has in a relevant territory5 rights and duties similar to those of a barrister or solicitor in England and Wales, has had those rights and