Criminal Code (R.S.C., 1985, c. C-46)

Act current to 2016-09-18 and last amended on 2015-07-23. Previous Versions

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

Canada

Province of

(territorial division)

To the peace officers in (territorial division):

Whereas (name of offender) 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 offender 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 offender) 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 I consider advisable to ensure that the taking of the samples is reasonable in the circumstances:

Dated this day of , A.D. , at .

(Signature of judge of the court)

  • 1998, c. 37, s. 24;
  • 2002, c. 1, s. 185;
  • 2005, c. 25, s. 12;
  • 2007, c. 22, s. 23.
 
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