Institute of Forensic Medicine of Albania
Instituti i Mjekësisë Ligjore
The coat of arms of the Albanian Institute of Forensic Medicine
Agency overview
Formed2001[1]
JurisdictionAlbania Government of Albania
HeadquartersTirana
Agency executive
Parent agencyMinistry of Justice
Websitemjeksialigjore.gov.al

The Albanian Institute of Forensic Medicine (Albanian: Instituti i Mjekësisë Ligjore, abbreviated IML) is the national forensics institute of Albania organized under the Ministry of Justice, responsible for forensic psychiatry, forensic chemistry, forensic medicine and forensic genetics.[2]

Organisation

The agency performs laboratory analyses of samples which have been taken from various types of crime scenes to solve the investigative-judicial issues of a medical and biological nature. At the same time, the Ministry of Health and Health Institutions uses data of forensic expertise to strengthen the technical-scientific discipline, improve the quality of medical-diagnostic work, preventive war against negligence and medical errors, and in the study of causes of traumas, poisonings, unexpected deaths, etc.[3]

Main tasks

See also

References

  1. ^ "Historia – Mjekesial Lgjore". mjekesialigjore.gov.al. Retrieved 2018-08-08.
  2. ^ "Historia – Mjekesial Lgjore". mjekesialigjore.gov.al. Retrieved 2018-08-08.
  3. ^ "RREGULLORE E IML – Mjekesial Lgjore". mjekesialigjore.gov.al. Retrieved 2018-08-08.