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Criminal Justice and Public Order Act 1994

Statute, published: 09/02/2015

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  • This appeal concerned the question of the circumstances in which DNA profiles obtained by the police in exercise of their criminal law enforcement functions can, without the consent of the data subject, be put to uses which are remote from the field of criminal law enforcement. Munby P had decided that the court had a discretion to order the disclosure of DNA profiles obtained under Part II of PACE in order to assist the court in resolving a paternity issue which had arisen in those proceedings. The appeal was allowed. Judgment, 06/02/2015, free

Published: 09/02/2015

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