According to the Law Governing the Organization of the Court and the Statute Governing Judicial Personnel Administration, the qualifications of prosecutors are identical to that of judges. Both of them possess the status of judicial officials. Prosecutors shall be appointed from those persons who have passed the Examination of Judicial Officials, completed the Training Course for Judicial Officials and possessed distinguished records after the term of practice. Being appointed in the same manner, prosecutors and judges, if required , can change their status to that of the other. The qualifications for appointment of prosecutors at different levels are explicitly stipulated in Articles 9,10 11,12, 17 and 27, of the statute governing Judicial Personnel Administration.