10 Taking non-intimate samples without consent
10 Taking non-intimate samples without consent

(1)     Section 63 of the 1984 Act (other samples) is amended as follows.

(2)     After subsection (2) (consent to be given in writing) there is inserted—

“(2A)     A non-intimate sample may be taken from a person without the appropriate consent if two conditions are satisfied.

(2B)     The first is that the person is in police detention in consequence of his arrest for a recordable offence.

(2C)     The second is that—

(a)     he has not had a non-intimate sample of the same type and from the same part of the body taken in the course of the investigation of the offence by the police, or

(b)     he has had such a sample taken but it proved insufficient.”