Criminal Investigations (Bodily Samples) Amendment Bill - Submission

NZPA | Mon April 6th, 2009

The Police Association welcomes the introduction of the Criminal Investigations (Bodily Samples) Amendment Bill. In particular, the Association welcomes the policy decision to introduce a new DNA sampling and profiling regime for arrestees and those against whom police intend to lay charges.

This is a logical and justified expansion to the use of DNA profiling in investigating and resolving crime, which has long been called for by the Police Association, police and others. 

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