Criminal Investigations (Bodily Samples) Act 1995

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Authority to obtain bodily sample for DNA profile databank

Heading: amended, on 15 April 2004, by section 6 of the Criminal Investigations (Bodily Samples) Amendment Act 2003 (2003 No 113).

29 Authority to take bodily sample for DNA profile databank

Subject to section 72, a bodily sample may be taken from a person for the purposes of including that person’s DNA profile on a DNA profile databank only if—

(a)

either—

(i)

that person consents to the taking of that sample in accordance with section 34; or

(ii)

the sample is taken pursuant to a databank compulsion notice; and

(b)

the sample is taken in accordance with the procedures set out in Part 4.

Section 29 heading: amended, on 15 April 2004, by section 6 of the Criminal Investigations (Bodily Samples) Amendment Act 2003 (2003 No 113).

Section 29: amended, on 15 April 2004, by section 6 of the Criminal Investigations (Bodily Samples) Amendment Act 2003 (2003 No 113).

Section 29(a)(ii): substituted, on 15 April 2004, by section 21 of the Criminal Investigations (Bodily Samples) Amendment Act 2003 (2003 No 113).