Guidance

Legal obligations, issue 1: November 2012 to January 2014

Guidance on the obligations placed on expert witnesses in the criminal justice system in England and Wales.

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This guidance from the Forensic Science Regulator provides details of the obligations placed on expert witnesses in the criminal justice system in England and Wales. 

It provides information on the requirements imposed by:

  • the statute
  • case law
  • criminal procedure rules
  • criminal practice directions

It was in use between November 2012 to January 2014.