Criminal Justice (Forensic Evidence and DNA Database System) Act 2014


Taking of Samples from Persons in Custody Of Garda Síochána

Power to take samples from persons in custody of Garda Síochána

9. (1) Where a person is detained under any of the following provisions, a sample under section 11 , an intimate sample or a non-intimate sample or more than one sample may be taken from the person:

(a) section 30 of the Act of 1939;

(b) section 4 of the Act of 1984;

(c) section 2 of the Act of 1996;

(d) section 42 of the Criminal Justice Act 1999 ;

(e) section 50 of the Act of 2007;

(f) section 16 or 17 of the Criminal Procedure Act 2010 .

(2) For the avoidance of doubt it is hereby declared that a reference to any statutory provision specified in a paragraph of subsection (1) under which a person may be detained shall include a reference to any other statutory provision pursuant to which a person may be arrested again and detained and which applies the first-mentioned statutory provision or another of the statutory provisions specified in subsection (1) with or without modification in relation to such detention.