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


Definitions (Part 5)

40. In this Part—

“contamination”, in relation to a crime scene sample, means the inadvertent incorporation in the crime scene sample of the DNA of a person to whom this Part applies during—

(a) his or her attendance at the crime scene concerned in the execution of his or her duties,

(b) the conduct of the investigation of an offence or incident that may have involved the commission of an offence, or

(c) the examination or analysis of that sample;

“member of the Garda Síochána” has the meaning it has in section 3 of the Act of 2005.