[63D Destruction of fingerprints and DNA profiles]

[63D  Destruction of fingerprints and DNA profiles]

[(1)     This section applies to—

(a)     fingerprints—

(i)     taken from a person under any power conferred by this Part of this Act, or

(ii)     taken by the police, with the consent of the person from whom they were taken, in connection with the investigation of an offence by the police, and

(b)     a DNA profile derived from a DNA sample taken as mentioned in paragraph (a)(i) or (ii).

(2)     Fingerprints and DNA profiles to which this section applies (“section 63D material”) must be destroyed if it appears to the responsible chief officer of police that—

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