Police given assault warning over DNA samples taken from children – The Guardian

Posted September 10th, 2009 in assault, children, DNA, news, police by sally

“Police officers who take ‘voluntary’ DNA samples from children under 16 without their written consent or that of their parents are legally committing an assault, the Home Office’s ethics group on the national DNA database has warned.”

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The Guardian, 9th September 2009

Source: www.guardian.co.uk