The Prosecutor-General is the highest-ranked prosecutor in the country and the only public prosecutor in the Supreme Court.
The Prosecutor-General is also the head of the Swedish Prosecution Authority.
The Swedish Prosecution Authority incorporates all prosecutors in Sweden with the exception of the approximately 85 prosecutors who are employed at the Swedish National Economic Crimes Bureau. The Prosecutor-General, however, is also the highest-ranked prosecutor for the prosecutors attached to the Economic Crimes Bureau.
Apart from support departments for the operative prosecution activities, the Head Office consists of departments with responsibility for legal development, legal supervision and the operations in the Supreme Court.
The Legal Department has an overall responsibility for the Prosecutor-General's actions in the Supreme Court, as well as general international issues.
The Supervision Department is responsible for the Prosecutor-General's legal supervision and control.