[63A Fingerprints and samples: supplementary provisions]
[63A Fingerprints and samples: supplementary provisions]

[[(1)     Where a person has been arrested on suspicion of being involved in a recordable offence or has been charged with such an offence or has been informed that he will be reported for such an offence, fingerprints[, impressions of footwear] or samples or the information derived from samples taken under any power conferred by this Part of this Act from the person may be checked against—

(a)     other fingerprints [, impressions of footwear] or samples to which the person seeking to check has access and which are held by or on behalf of [any one or more relevant law-enforcement authorities or which] are held in connection with or as a result of an investigation of an offence;

(b)     information derived from other samples if the information is contained in records to which the person seeking to check has access and which are held as mentioned in paragraph (a) above

[(a)     other fingerprints, impressions of footwear or samples—

(i)     to which the person seeking to check has access and which are held by or on behalf of any one or more relevant law-enforcement authorities or are held in connection with or as a result of an investigation of an offence, or

(ii)     which are held by or on behalf of the Security Service or the Secret Intelligence Service;

(b)     information derived from other samples—

(i)     which is contained in records to which the person seeking to check has access and which are held as mentioned in paragraph (a)(i) above, or

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