Criminal Justice (Forensic Evidence and DNA Database System) Act 2014


Non-application of Act

165. (1) Except as provided for in this Act, nothing in this Act shall affect the operation of any provision of any other enactment relating to—

(a) a requirement on a person to provide a bodily sample under that enactment,

(b) any power exercisable by a member of the Garda Síochána or other person under that enactment, or

(c) the performance by a person or body (including the Medical Bureau of Road Safety) of any functions of the person or body under that enactment.

(2) If a DNA profile is generated from a bodily sample taken from a person under any provision of another enactment, it shall not be entered in the DNA Database System, other than in the crime scene index of the investigation division, unless it is provided for in this Act.