- Forensic Science Regulator
- Part of:
- Forensic science providers: codes of practice and conduct
- 24 March 2015
- Last updated:
- 16 August 2017, see all updates
This document provides terminology, definitions and abbreviations used in fingerprint examination.
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This document, FSR-C-126, was produced by the Fingerprint Quality Standards Specialist Group (FQSSG) to aid the standardisation of fingerprint terminology used by fingerprint practitioners delivering services to the criminal justice system in England and Wales.
It supersedes previous guidance issued in March 2015
Published: 24 March 2015
Updated: 16 August 2017
- Updated appendix published.
- First published.