South African Police back in Parliament to recommend DNA database

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Some years ago a draft bill — the Criminal (Forensic Procedures) Bill — was tabled in Parliament but was sent back to the police because of fears that it violated the right to privacy, the right to dignity and the right to bodily integrity of accused and or convicted persons. These concerns were about how the DNA samples would be taken and how long they would be stored.

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