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DNA Identification Act

Version of section 3 from 2018-03-06 to 2023-09-13:

Marginal note:Purpose

 The purpose of this Act is to establish a national DNA data bank to help

  • (a) law enforcement agencies identify persons alleged to have committed designated offences, including those committed before the coming into force of this Act; and

  • (b) law enforcement agencies — as well as coroners, medical examiners or persons and organizations with similar duties or functions — find missing persons and identify human remains.

  • 1998, c. 37, s. 3
  • 2014, c. 39, s. 233
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