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

97.

Request to FSI or other person to destroy sample or destroy, or remove from DNA Database System, DNA profile

97. Where a sample taken under this Act, other than section 43 or 46 , from a person, is required by this Act to be destroyed, or the DNA profile in respect of the person generated from the sample is required by this Act to be destroyed or removed from the DNA Database System, the Commissioner shall request, or cause to be requested—

(a) the Director of FSI or other person who holds the sample, to destroy the sample, or

(b) the Director of FSI, to destroy the DNA profile in respect of the person or remove it from that System, as may be appropriate,

or both within the period permitted by this Act for the destruction of the sample concerned or the destruction of the DNA profile concerned or its removal from that System, as the case may be.