Govt to review APNU/AFC’s DNA Bill amid concerns from

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Govt to review APNU/AFC’s DNA Bill amid concerns from Attorney General Anil Nandlall, SC Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs Anil Nandlall said the Government will be revising the proposed amendment to the Police Act which would permit the taking of DNA samples from any person who might be in lawful custody. His commitment comes in light of concerns raised by the Guyana Bar Association (GBA) regarding the current state of the DNA Bill, which it said creates room for “misuse and mischief”. When contacted on Tuesday, Nandlall explained that “this piece of legislation was inherited by the Home Affairs Minister from his predecessor.� …
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