UK: Home Office: The Ethics Group - National DNA Database Annual Report

The Ethics Group: National DNA Database Annual Report (pdf). The report questions the lawfulness of taking DNA samples from children; says that the data kept on "ethnicity" (race) is: "not fit for purpose"; and criticises the government's response to the European Court of Human Rights ruling that keeping the DNA of people arrested but not charged was unlawful. .

See also: Police given assault warning over DNA samples taken from children (Guardian, link)


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