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CRIMES ACT 1914 - SECT 23XWB

Forensic procedures to which Division applies

Intimate forensic procedure to which Division applies

             (1)  This Division applies to an intimate forensic procedure that is the taking of a sample of blood (other than by a finger prick).

Non-intimate forensic procedures to which Division applies

             (2)  This Division applies to the following non-intimate forensic procedures:

                     (a)  the taking of samples of hair other than pubic hair;

                     (b)  the taking of fingerprints;

                     (c)  the taking of a sample of blood by a finger prick;

                     (d)  the taking of a sample of saliva, or a sample by buccal swab.

Application of Division

             (3)  A person is authorised by this section to carry out a forensic procedure under this Division on a serious offender or a prescribed offender whether convicted of the serious or prescribed offence concerned before or after the commencement of this section.



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