Criminal Justice (Forensic Evidence and DNA Database System) Act 2014
Protected persons for purposes of Part 2
10. (1) Subject to subsection (2), the member in charge of the Garda Síochána station in which a person is detained under any of the provisions referred to in section 9(1) shall, as soon as practicable after the detention of the person begins, determine whether or not he or she is a protected person for the purposes of this Part.
(a) an authorisation to take an intimate sample under section 12 from a person is given, and
(b) the member in charge of the Garda Síochána station in which the person is detained is of opinion that the person may be a protected person,
he or she shall arrange to have the condition of the person assessed by a registered medical practitioner for the purpose of certifying whether or not the person is a protected person.
(3) A certificate provided by a registered medical practitioner under subsection (2) shall specify the reasons for the registered medical practitioner concluding that the person concerned is or is not a protected person.