Norwegian Board of Forensic Medicine
Norwegian Board of Forensic Medicine (DRK) is a national board appointed by the Ministry of Justice, with the main mandate of carrying out an external quality control of all forensic medicine expert witness opinions given in criminal cases. The board is also a hearing body in certain cases, arranges courses and co-operates with professional fields, both requisitioners and experts, in order to ensure that professional expert forensic medicine shall be exercised and understood in the best possible manner. The Board has its legal authority in the Criminal Procedures Act § 146.
Norwegian Board of Forensic Medicine currently deals for the most part with expert witness assessments/evaluations in the fields of forensic toxicology, forensic genetics, forensic pathology, clinical medicine and forensic psychiatry/psychology. There are also a number of fields where forensic medicine experts provide opinions that are subject to the mandatory submission of documents, cf. The Criminal Procedures Act § 147.
The Board's secretariat is in The Norwegian Civil Affairs Authority.
The secretaries are:
Halina Pawlak 22 99 13 63
Address: Norwegian Board of Forensic Medicine, Postboks 8027 Dep, 0030
E-mail, secretaries: email@example.com