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DNA Identification Act

Version of section 10.1 from 2012-10-23 to 2024-05-28:


Marginal note:Young persons — destruction of bodily substances

  •  (1) The Commissioner shall, without delay, destroy stored bodily substances of a young person who has been found guilty of a designated offence under the Young Offenders Act or under the Youth Criminal Justice Act when the record relating to the same offence is required to be destroyed, sealed or transmitted to the National Archivist of Canada under Part 6 of the Youth Criminal Justice Act.

  • Marginal note:Exception

    (2) Subsections 10(6) and (7) nevertheless apply to the destruction of stored bodily substances of a young person that relate to

    • (a) a serious violent offence as defined in subsection 2(1) of the Youth Criminal Justice Act; or

    • (b) a record to which subsection 120(6) of that Act applies.

  • 2000, c. 10, s. 11
  • 2005, c. 25, s. 21
  • 2012, c. 1, s. 203

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