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Membership Criteria  

In January 2012, the Standing Orders were amended to allow Judges, Coroners, Policemen, Lawyers, Forensic scientists, Physicians, Forensic Pathologists and toxicologists to be elected to Membership under the following criteria:
1 Fellowship  
 
Hold a relevant postgraduate qualification and who have made a notable contribution to Forensic and Legal Medicine through practice, research or training; His experience not less than 15 years. A relevant postgraduate qualification could include:
Diploma in Medical Jurisprudence (DMJ) (Clin)
PhD, Or Equivalent in Forensic medical sciences
MD, Or Equivalent in Forensic medical sciences
Diploma in Bioethics (DFMB)
Master of Forensic Medicine
Mastership in Medical Jurisprudence (MMJ)
Bachelor of Law (LLB)
   
2 Foundation Member  
 
Hold a relevant postgraduate qualification and who have made a notable contribution to Forensic and Legal Medicine through practice, research or training; His experience not less than 5 years. A relevant postgraduate qualification could include:
Diploma in Medical Jurisprudence (DMJ) (Clin)
PhD, Or Equivalent in Forensic medical sciences
MD, Or Equivalent in Forensic medical sciences
Master in Bioethics (DFMB)
Master of Forensic Medicine
Mastership in Medical Jurisprudence (MMJ)
Bachelor of Law (LLB)
   
3 Affiliate Member  
 
Affiliating with the association entitles the individual to the full range of academic, educational and other facilities available to full Members. The only distinction is that Affiliates do not have voting rights and are not able to use their affiliation as a designator.
Affiliation with the IALFS is open to those who:
Are medically qualified and are working in Forensic and Legal Medicine, either full-time or part-time
Are working in a field that the Board determines is allied to Law or Forensic Sciences. The individual need not be medically qualified but should be registered with an appropriate regulatory body or studying in an allied field.
   
4 Benefits for Fellows, Members and Affiliates
 
 
Benefits for the entire membership of the IALFS include:
Online access to the Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences
Free hard copies delivered of Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences
Access to Members' only content e.g. documents, committee information, Members list
   
5 Benefits for Fellows and Members only  
 
Post-nominal IALFS
Voting rights
Diploma of Membership
Reduced registration fees for conferences and workshops