Forensic evidence standards set
The Forensic Science Regulator and Home Office have collaborated to create a new Code of Practice which outlines the necessary quality standards for forensic science activities used in crime investigations in England and Wales.
This joint effort aims to ensure that forensic evidence used in criminal proceedings is of the highest possible quality.
The Code of Practice underwent a thorough consultation process and will be implemented on 2 October 2023.
Read more: Forensic Science Regulator Code of Practice