The GeFI (Italian Forensic Geneticists) code of conduct

Published:October 20, 2022DOI:


      The Ge.F.I. (Italian Forensic Geneticists) board has set up a working group aimed to develop the “Code of conduct of a Forensic Geneticist”. This group includes all practitioners working in the field of forensic genetics. The rules of the code of conduct apply to forensic geneticists belonging to the GeFI group and all of those sharing the GeFI’s mission, vision and values applicable to their professional practice, reciprocal relationship and relationship with third parties.


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      1. GDPR, Regulation (Eu) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the Protection of Natural Persons with Regard to the Processing of Personal Data and on the Free Movement of Such Data, and Repealing Directive 95/46/EC (General Data Protection Regulation).

      2. The Code of Deontology of the Italian National Federation of the Colleges of Physicians, Surgeons and Dentists and Subsequent Amendments (FNOMCeO), 2014. 〈〉.

      3. The Code of Deontology of the Italian National Biologists Order, 2019. 〈〉.

      4. The Code of Deontology of the Italian National Biotechnologists Association, 2014. 〈〉.

      5. The Forensic Code of Deontology of the National Forensic Council, 2018. 〈〉.