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Criminal Code (R.S.C., 1985, c. C-46)

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Act current to 2024-05-28 and last amended on 2024-01-14. Previous Versions

FORM 5.03(Subsections 487.051(1) and (2))Order Authorizing the Taking of Bodily Substances for Forensic DNA Analysis


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(territorial division)

To the peace officers in (territorial division):

Whereas (name of person) has been convicted under the Criminal Code, discharged under section 730 of that Act or, in the case of a young person, found guilty under the Young Offenders Act, chapter Y-1 of the Revised Statutes of Canada, 1985, or the Youth Criminal Justice Act of (offence), which, on the day on which the person was sentenced or discharged, was a primary designated offence within the meaning of section 487.04 of the Criminal Code;

Therefore, you are authorized to take or cause to be taken from (name of person) the number of samples of bodily substances that is reasonably required for forensic DNA analysis, provided that the person taking the samples is able, by virtue of training or experience, to take them by means of the investigative procedures described in subsection 487.06(1) of the Criminal Code and that, if the person taking the samples is not a peace officer, they take them under the direction of a peace officer.

This order is subject to the following terms and conditions that the court considers advisable to ensure that the taking of the samples is reasonable in the circumstances:

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(Signature of judge of the court or clerk of the court)


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