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CRIMINAL LAW (FORENSIC PROCEDURES) ACT 2007 - SECT 29

29—Police officer may issue directions

        (1)         If a forensic procedure is to be carried out on a person who is not in lawful custody, a police officer may issue directions about—

            (a)         the time, place and manner in which the forensic procedure is to be carried out; and

            (b)         custody of the person while the forensic procedure is being carried out; and

            (c)         any other incidental matter.

        (2)         A written record of any directions issued under subsection (1)


in relation to a forensic procedure must be given to the person on whom the procedure is to be carried out and the person must be informed that if the person fails to comply with the directions, a warrant may be issued by the Magistrates Court for the arrest of the person for the purpose of carrying out the forensic procedure.

        (3)         If a person fails to comply with directions issued under subsection (1)


in relation to a forensic procedure, a police officer may apply to the Magistrates Court for the issue of a warrant to have the person arrested and brought to a police station for the purpose of carrying out the forensic procedure.

        (4)         The Magistrates Court must issue a warrant for the arrest of the person under subsection (3)


if satisfied that the person has failed to comply with directions issued under subsection (1)


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