Bar Association demands Govt. withdraws troubling “DNA”

  • Published on: Jun 16, 2021 - 5:14 AM
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Bar Association demands Govt. withdraws troubling “DNA” The Bar Association of Guyana has expressed its unease over the Government’s move to amend the Police Act to allow the Police to take the DNA of any person taken into lawful custody.  The Bar Association said the proposed amendment is “troubling”, adding that it only became aware of the proposed amendment from a media report and was never consulted on the proposed move. The Bill proposes to amend section 25 of the Police Act, Cap. 16:01 to empower a member of the Police Force, for the purpose of identification, to take the DNA sample of any person who may from time to time be in lawful …
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