National Head Office

The Public Prosecution Service is headed by the Board of Prosecutors General. They decide on the Netherlands’ investigation and prosecution policy. Together with the organisation’s directors and staff officers, the Board of Prosecutors General constitutes the national head office of the Public Prosecution Service (Parket-Generaal).

Other constituent elements are:

  1. Bureau for Criminal Law Studies (WBOM), which acts as a knowledge and documentation centre on legal matters for the Board of Procurators General and the other parts of the Public Prosecution Service;
  2. Bureau for International Affairs (BI) which acts as a non-operational advisory body to gain more coherence and overview in the field of international matters.