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Prosecutor. A prosecutor is one who takes action against another in the name of the Crown. In criminal matters the suit is described as one by "Her Majesty the Queen on the prosecution of A.B. against CD. (the prisoner)." The prosecutor may be, and usually is, a private person, and he is generally the person specially injured by the crime. When the crime is of a heinous nature, or likely to go unpunished for want of a prosecutor, the proceedings are conducted by the Director of Public Prosecutions in the name of the Attorney-General. are proportionals when p c = q d, according as