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Forensic procedure on adult

S. 464R(1) amended by No. 37/2014 s. 10(Sch. item 36.26).

    (1)     A police officer may request a suspect to undergo a forensic procedure only if there are reasonable grounds to believe that the procedure would tend to confirm or disprove the involvement of the suspect in the commission of an indictable offence and the suspect—

        (a)     is suspected on reasonable grounds of having committed the indictable offence; or

        (b)     has been charged with the indictable offence; or

        (c)     has been summonsed to answer to a charge for the indictable offence.

    (2)     A forensic procedure may be conducted on a suspect if—

        (a)     the suspect gives his or her informed consent; or

S. 464R(2)(b) amended by No. 41/2004 s. 10(a).

        (b)     the Magistrates' Court makes an order under section 464T(3) or 464V(5); or

S. 464R(2)(c) inserted by No. 41/2004 s. 10(b).

        (c)     a senior police officer gives an authorisation under section 464SA.

S. 464S inserted by No. 84/1989 s. 5, amended by No. 84/1989 s. 7(a)(b), substituted by No. 129/1993 s. 7.

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