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South Africa’s DNA Bill heads to Parliament

| | April 22, 2013

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The Criminal Law (Forensic Procedures) Amendment Bill – also known as the DNA Bill – is on its way to Parliament after being delayed for five years.

Proponents of the bill say it has the potential to help police take violent criminals off South Africa’s streets.

According to a cabinet statement, the bill “paves the way to regulate and promote the use of DNA in combating crime, taking into account constitutional requirements”.

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