Guidance

Legal obligations, issue 3: January 2015 to April 2016

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 January 2015 to April 2016.

Published 23 January 2015
Last updated 5 October 2015 + full page history
  1. Updated summary and detail text.
  2. First published.