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The Press: New DNA law used to tackle 8000 old cases

Peter Griffin posted in on October 29th, 2009.

Ian Steward of the The Press writes about the recent change of law widening the powers of police to take DNA samples, a move which has prompted some criticism. A number of charges (as opposed to convictions) will now require DNA sampling, including mistreatment of animals, assault and indecent behaviour.  Some groups, however, are concerned […]

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