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Current Consultations

Forensic Gait Analysis

“The Forensic Science Regulator has issued a consultation document for Forensic Gait Analysis. The link to the Government consultation website is here should anyone wish to comment. The closing date is Monday 01 October.”

Revised Codes of Practice for PACE

The Government has published the revised PACE Code of Practice “C”, which has been amended in particular to deal with safeguarding vulnerable suspects and includes a new definition of “vulnerable”. Please click here.

College of Policing: Rape and sexual offences
Comment Deadline: Friday 22 August 2014

College of Policing: FGM Consultation
Comment Deadline: Friday 5 September 2014

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FFLM Responses

Justice: Female genital mutilation: proposal to introduce a civil protection order

Publication date: 18 August 2014
FFLM Response

NICE: Child Abuse and Neglect

Publication date: 14 August 2014
FFLM response

College of Policing: Detention and custody

Publication date: 12 August 2014
FFLM response

Law Commission: Unfitness to Plead

Publication date: 25 July 2014
FFLM Response
Endorsed by the Royal College of Physicians, London

NICE Head Injury quality standard

Publication date: 12 June 2014
FFLM Response

Policing and Mental Health consultation

Publication date: 8 May 2014
FFLM Response
Endorsed by the Royal College of Physicians, London

Hepatitis B: Quality standard consultation

Publication date: 7 April 2014
FFLM Response
NICE Hepatitis B Quality Standard (published July 2014)

Forensic Science Regulator: Use of photographs for non-CJS purposes: draft guidance

Publication date: 27 February 2014
FFLM Response