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The Protection of Freedoms Act 2012 Act was passed on 1 May 2012, find out how the act works for DNA and fingerprints.
The Protection of Freedoms Act 2012 Act gained Royal Assent on 1 May 2012. This document explains how the Act works and what powers it gives the police to keep DNA samples.
4 April 2013
National DNA Database documents
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