(1) [Subject to section 63B below,] an intimate sample may be taken from a person in police detention only—
(a) if a police officer of at least the rank of [inspector] authorises it to be taken; and
(b) if the appropriate consent is given.
[(1A) An intimate sample may be taken from a person who is not in police detention but from whom, in the course of the investigation of an offence, two or more non-intimate samples suitable for the same means of analysis have been taken which have proved insufficient—
(b) if the appropriate consent is given.]
(2) An officer may only give an authorisation [under subsection (1) or (1A) above] if he has reasonable grounds—
(a) for suspecting the involvement of the person from whom the sample is to be taken in a [recordable offence]; and
(b) for believing that the sample will tend to confirm or disprove his involvement.
[(2A) An intimate sample may be taken from a person where—
(a) two or more non-intimate samples suitable fo
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