Corporate report

Review into the requirement for DNA evidence to be provided in immigration cases

Richard Alcock conducted an independent internal review of the government’s policy on requirements to provide DNA in visa and asylum cases.

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Internal review of the government’s policy on requirements to provide DNA in visa and asylum cases

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Details

The review looks at the law in relation to the use of DNA in immigration cases, by reviewing:

  • recent Parliamentary handing
  • current guidance
  • operational practice
  • training support and assurance arrangements
  • the practices of intelligence-led operations and operational outcomes

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Published 25 October 2018
Last updated 23 November 2018 + show all updates
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