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Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984

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65Part V-supplementary

In this Part of this Act—

  • " appropriate consent " means—

    (a)

    in relation to a person who has attained the age of 17 years, the consent of that person ;

    (b)

    in relation to a person who has not attained that age but has attained the age of 14 years, the consent of that person and his parent or guardian; and

    (c)

    in relation to a person who has not attained the age of 14 years, the consent of his parent or guardian;

  • " fingerprints " includes palm prints;

  • " intimate sample " means a sample of blood, semen or any other tissue fluid, urine, saliva or pubic hair, or a swab taken from a person's body orifice ;

  • " non-intimate sample " means—

    (a)

    a sample of hair other than pubic hair;

    (b)

    a sample taken from a nail or from under a nail;

    (c)

    a swab taken from any part of a person's body other than a body orifice ;

    (d)

    a footprint or a similar impression of any part of a person's body other than a part of his hand ;

  • " the terrorism provisions " means—

    (a)

    section 12(1) of the [1984 c. 8.] Prevention of Terrorism (Temporary Provisions) Act 1984; and

    (b)

    any provision conferring a power of arrest or detention and contained in an order under section 13 of that Act; and

  • " terrorism" has the meaning assigned to it by section 14(1) of that Act.

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