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Jamaica's DNA database was established in 2002. New legislation was introduced in 2010 but has yet to be adopted.
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Jamaica's DNA database was established in 2002. New legislation was introduced in 2010 but not adopted and a revised version of the proposed law was submitted to the Jamaican Parliament in 2015.
  
 
The 2008 Interpol survey reports that 50 crime scene DNA profiles and 2,607 individuals' profiles, plus 2 unknown/deceased DNA profiles were held in Jamaica at the time of the survey.
 
The 2008 Interpol survey reports that 50 crime scene DNA profiles and 2,607 individuals' profiles, plus 2 unknown/deceased DNA profiles were held in Jamaica at the time of the survey.
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==Resources==
 
==Resources==
 
*External links
 
*External links
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**[http://www.japarliament.gov.jm/attachments/339_339_The%20DNA%20Evidence%20Act,%202015%20adjusted.pdf The DNA Evidence Act 2015]
  
 
*Press articles
 
*Press articles
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**[http://jamaica-gleaner.com/article/lead-stories/20150501/citizens-rights-safe-dna-act-says-bunting Jamaica Gleaner: Citizens' rights safe with DNA Act, says Bunting (1st May 2015)]
 
**[http://www.caribbean360.com/news/jamaicas-national-security-minister-says-dna-law-is-solid Caribbean 360: Jamaica’s National Security Minister says DNA law is solid (1st May 2015)]
 
**[http://www.caribbean360.com/news/jamaicas-national-security-minister-says-dna-law-is-solid Caribbean 360: Jamaica’s National Security Minister says DNA law is solid (1st May 2015)]
 
**[http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2015-05/01/c_134201479.htm Xinhua: Jamaica seeks to enhance forensic investigation with DNA technology (1st May 2015)]
 
**[http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2015-05/01/c_134201479.htm Xinhua: Jamaica seeks to enhance forensic investigation with DNA technology (1st May 2015)]

Revision as of 07:48, 5 May 2015

Jamaica's DNA database was established in 2002. New legislation was introduced in 2010 but not adopted and a revised version of the proposed law was submitted to the Jamaican Parliament in 2015.

The 2008 Interpol survey reports that 50 crime scene DNA profiles and 2,607 individuals' profiles, plus 2 unknown/deceased DNA profiles were held in Jamaica at the time of the survey.

Resources