FAL PUBLICATION SCHEME

This Publication Scheme aims to make the following classes of information relating to FAL (and where applicable, its previous incarnation as Forensic Science Service Ltd. (FSS)) available to the public on a continuous basis. We are committed to releasing more material in the future. FAL will make available information within the information classes described below, and will use its discretion to redact the documents in order to make them publically available, where necessary, and subject to the exemptions in the FOI Act.

Within each class of information, the specific information that FAL publishes or intends to publish is listed.  Under each class the following can be found:

  • A brief description of the information available within the class
  • The format in which the information is made available (for example, website, by e-mail or by post).  The website address is given but not the address of the page within the website as this can change. Use the menus, search function and browse feature on the website to find the relevant information.
  • Whether the class contains chargeable information.  Prices for Stationery Office publications are available on its website at www.tso.gov.uk.

CLASS: ABOUT FAL (and its previous incarnation as FSS)

GENERAL INFORMATION ABOUT FAL AND FSS

Information Sheets providing information to the public on the following subjects:

Responsibilities and biographical details about senior executives making strategic and operational decisions.

This information is available free of charge, electronically and in hard copy format

CLASS: POLICY AND GOVERNANCE

FAL CORPORATE POLICY AND GOVERNANCE FRAMEWORK

FAL’s Equal Opportunities Policy, setting out its commitment to equality of opportunity.

FAL’s Freedom of Information Act policy, setting out its commitment to compliance with the FOI Act.

FAL’s Data Protection policy statement on commitment to compliance with the Data Protection Act 1998. This policy will be released when finalised.

FAL’s Quality policy statement on commitment and adherence to, relevant quality standards. 

This information is available free of charge, electronically and in hard copy format