Private Prosecution

Private Prosecution definition

/ˈprʌɪvət/ /prɒsɪˈkjuːʃ(ə)n/

What does Private Prosecution mean?

A criminal prosecution brought by a private individual, company or organisation who is not acting on behalf of the police, Crown Prosecution Service or other public prosecuting using the power contained in section 6 of the Prosecution of Offences Act 1995.

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