JUDr. Kateřina Horká, Nejvyšší státní zastupitelství, email: horka@nsz.brn.justice.cz

The paper deals with the structure of public prosecution in Austria. It describes the levels of public prosecution, their competences, relations among individual levels, and relations between public prosecution and police. The paper consequently elaborates on the personnel issue, mentioning in particular the conditions for the appointment of public prosecutors.