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


Power to take samples from persons in custody of Garda Síochána

9. (1) Where a person is detained under any of the following provisions, a sample under section 11 , an intimate sample or a non-intimate sample or more than one sample may be taken from the person:

(a) section 30 of the Act of 1939;

(b) section 4 of the Act of 1984;

(c) section 2 of the Act of 1996;

(d) section 42 of the Criminal Justice Act 1999;

(e) section 50 of the Act of 2007;

(f) section 16 or 17 of the Criminal Procedure Act 2010.

(2) For the avoidance of doubt it is hereby declared that a reference to any statutory provision specified in a paragraph of subsection (1) under which a person may be detained shall include a reference to any other statutory provision pursuant to which a person may be arrested again and detained and which applies the first-mentioned statutory provision or another of the statutory provisions specified in subsection (1) with or without modification in relation to such detention.