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Applications for biometric retention: what you should know

How and when applications can be made to keep the DNA profile and fingerprint records of a person who has been arrested for, but not charged with a qualifying offence.

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Applications for biometric retention: what you should know

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This document explains how and when applications can be made to the Biometrics Commissioner to keep the DNA profile and fingerprint records of a person who has been arrested for, but not charged with a qualifying offence.

It explains what the process means for those individuals who are the subject of such an application and how they can make representations to the commissioner.

Published 11 November 2013