This consultation seeks views on a draft code of practice to be issued under the Forensic Science Regulator Act 2021. The draft code sets quality standard requirements for forensic science activities related to the investigation of crime and the criminal justice system in England and Wales.
The consultation analysis report is now available here.
Quality Standards for Healthcare Professionals who work with Victims of Torture
An FFLM lead working group produced a set of Quality Standards for Healthcare Professionals who work with Victims of Torture. FFLM members were invited to provide their feedback on the draft document.
The final version of the Quality Standards can be viewed here.
Forensic Gait Analysis
The Forensic Science Regulator issued a consultation document for Forensic Gait Analysis. The redraft of the document can be viewed here.
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.
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