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DNA Identification Act

Version of section 9 from 2008-01-01 to 2018-03-05:

Marginal note:Information to be kept indefinitely

  •  (1) Subject to subsection (2), section 9.1 and the Criminal Records Act, information in the convicted offenders index shall be kept indefinitely.

  • Marginal note:Information to be permanently removed

    (2) Access to information in the convicted offenders index shall be permanently removed

    • (a) without delay after every order or authorization for the collection of bodily substances from the person to whom the information relates is finally set aside;

    • (b) without delay after the person is finally acquitted of every designated offence in connection with which an order was made or an authorization was granted; or

    • (c) one year after the day on which the person is discharged absolutely, or three years after the day on which they are discharged conditionally, of a designated offence under section 730 of the Criminal Code if they are not subject to an order or authorization that relates to another designated offence and are neither convicted of, nor found not criminally responsible on account of mental disorder for, a designated offence during that period.

  • 1998, c. 37, s. 9
  • 2000, c. 10, s. 8
  • 2005, c. 25, s. 18
  • 2007, c. 22, s. 32

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