Inquiry into Forensic Sampling and DNA Databases in Criminal Investigations

Terms of Reference

Referred by the Governor in Council on 15 April 2003:

That, pursuant to the Parliamentary Committees Act 2003, the Law Reform Committee be required to inquire into, consider and report on the following:

"The collection, use and effectiveness of forensic sampling and the use of DNA databases in criminal investigations, with particular emphasis on identifying areas and procedures which would more effectively utilise forensic sampling and improve investigation and detection of crime."

The Committee is required to report to Parliament by 30 September 2003. An extension of time was sought for this Inquiry.

This reference was reinstated from the 54th Parliament.

Last Updated on Monday, 25 July 2011