Consultation outcome

Forensic Science Regulator consultations

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Detail of outcome

All the responses to the consultation were taken into account when redrafting these documents. You can now read the final versions.

Original consultation

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Summary

The Forensic Science Regulator has published a code of Practice and Conduct for forensic science providers and practioners in the criminal justice system.

Documents

Digital forensic services consultation draft

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DNA analysis consultation draft

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Consultation feedback form

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Consultation description

The Forensic Science Regulator has publisheda [Code of Practice and Conduct][1] for forensic science providers and practioners in the criminal justice system.

The Code of Practice was intended to be supplemented with appendices covering evidence specific requirements, guidance,information and protocols.

In order to finalise each appendix, each one must undergo a public consultation to gain feedback.

The three appendices are available to download below. You can download the feedback form below to provide your comments oneach appendix.

DNA analysis appendix

The DNA Appendix has been produced by the Regulators DNA Specialist Group and has taken into account elements of the report to him on [the interpretation of DNA evidence][2] (including low template DNA).

Digital appendix

TheDigital Forensic Services appendixhas been produced by the Regulators Specialist Group.

Digital appendix - video

The Digital Forensic Services - video analysis appendix has been produced by the Regulators Specialist Group.

How to respond

Please complete the standard feedback formbelow - following the response instructions detailed inside each of the consultation documents.

Please note the following email addresses for responses:
DNA analysis consultation: [FSRConsultation1@homeoffice.gsi.gov.uk][3]
Digital forensic consultation: [FSRConsultation2@homeoffice.gsi.gov.uk][4]
Video analysis consultation: [FSRConsultation3@homeoffice.gsi.gov.uk][5]