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CRIMES ACT 1914 - SECT 23XWC

Non-intimate forensic procedures authorised to be carried out on offenders

             (1)  A person is authorised to carry out a non-intimate forensic procedure to which this Division applies on a person (other than a child or an incapable person) who is a serious offender:

                     (a)  with the informed consent of the serious offender; or

                     (b)  by order of a constable under section 23XWK; or

                     (c)  by order of a judge or magistrate under section 23XWO.

             (2)  A person is authorised to take the fingerprints of a prescribed offender (other than a child or an incapable person):

                     (a)  with the informed consent of the prescribed offender; or

                     (b)  by order of a constable under section 23XWK.

             (3)  A person is authorised to carry out a non-intimate forensic procedure to which this Division applies on a child or an incapable person who is a serious offender, or to take the fingerprints of a child or incapable person who is a prescribed offender, by order of a judge or magistrate under section 23XWO.



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