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Dec 06, 2008
by: David Goodwin

That depends on where in the world you are, different Countries have different standards.
Up to the 10th June 2001, the standard for the production of fingerprint evidence in a Court in the UK was 16 characteristics in agreement for a single mark (there were other 'levels' if there was more than one mark identified).
After the 10th June 2001 there is no longer a numerical standard, providing 3 fingerprint officers (2 of these MUST be Experts)check the identification independently of each other and agree, then it is classed as being eligible for production at Court.

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