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CRIMES ACT 1914 - SECT 23YUG

Use of information on DNA database systems

             (1)  Despite section 23YDAE, a person may access information stored on the Commonwealth DNA database system or NCIDD if:

                     (a)  the access is for the purpose of forensic comparison under a law of a State or Territory relating to forensic procedures and DNA databases; and

                     (b)  the forensic comparison is for a permitted purpose.

             (2)  Despite any law of a State or Territory relating to forensic procedures and DNA databases, a person may access information stored on the Commonwealth DNA database system, NCIDD or a State/Territory DNA database system if:

                     (a)  the access is for the purpose of forensic comparison under this Part; and

                     (b)  the forensic comparison is for a permitted purpose.

             (3)  Despite section 23YDAE or any law of a State or Territory relating to forensic procedures and DNA databases, a person may access information stored on the Commonwealth DNA database system, NCIDD or a State/Territory DNA database system if the access is for the purpose of disclosing that information under section 23YUI.



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