Nataliia Nestor, deputy director of Kyiv Scientific Research Institute of Forensic Expertise, became a participant in an educational seminar on the topic: “Problem issues of interaction between the prosecutor as a party to criminal proceedings and forensic institutions within a reasonable time frame for pre-trial investigation”.
The event took place on the basis of the Prosecutor’s Office of the Cherkasy Oblast. Representatives of the National Academy of the Prosecutor’s Office of Ukraine, expert institutions, police authorities and heads of departments and prosecutors of the Prosecutor’s Office, heads of local prosecutor’s offices, their deputies and prosecutors of the local prosecutor’s offices charged with exercising the powers of the prosecutors in criminal proceedings in the form of procedural guidance.
During the seminar, Nataliia Nestor, Deputy Director of Kyiv Scientific Research Institute of Forensic Expertise, had a speech about the specifics of the appointment of expert examinations by pre-trial investigation authorities.
In turn, Serhii Ovcharenko, the prosecutor of the oblast, noted that forensic examination is the most important procedural form of using special knowledge in criminal proceedings, as a result of which new information that has evidentiary value appears at the disposal of the investigation and court cannot be obtained by other procedural means. The timely appointment and conduct of relevant expertise in criminal proceedings contributes to bringing the perpetrator to justice.
Specialists raised the issues of certain aspects of forensic support of procedural guidance during pre-trial investigation in criminal proceedings, topical issues that are solved during engineering and environmental examination, construction and technical examination, handwriting examination, economic examination, etc.
The event was held in the form of a lively dialogue between the participants, during which they exchanged views and shared their experience.