The Forensic Science Regulator Act has received Royal Ascent

The Forensic Science Regulator Act 2021 has received Royal Ascent on 29th April 2021 which enables the Forensic Science Regulator powers to enforce the statutory code of practice for forensic science activities relating to the criminal justice system in England and Wales. The Code of Practice published by the Regulator covers forensic laboratory testing (ISO/IEC 17025)  and crime scene (ISO/IEC 17020) and activities performed by forensic organisations.

A free video of regarding the application of quality management standards (ISO/IEC 17020/20) to the codes is available on our Downloads/Videos page.