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== Overview ==
 
== Overview ==
 
Taiwan's DNA sampling regulations were amended in 2012 to expand its database.
 
Taiwan's DNA sampling regulations were amended in 2012 to expand its database.
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The law allows sampling on arrest of persons suspected of serious offences. Samples are kept for at least ten years and convicted person's DNA profiles until after death. DNA profiles of innocent persons are required to be removed from the database.
  
 
== Resources ==
 
== Resources ==
 
* External links
 
* External links
 
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**[http://www.moi.gov.tw/english/english_law/law_detail.aspx?sn=269 DNA Sampling Act (4th January 2012)]
 
* Press articles
 
* Press articles
 
**[http://www.taipeitimes.com/News/editorials/archives/2011/04/19/2003501115 Taipei Times: Perils of a DNA database (19th April 2011)]
 
**[http://www.taipeitimes.com/News/editorials/archives/2011/04/19/2003501115 Taipei Times: Perils of a DNA database (19th April 2011)]
 
**[http://www.brookings.edu/research/opinions/2011/04/13-crime-taiwan-yeh Brookings: DNA Database of Offenders Is Key to Taiwan Sex Crime Law (13th April 2011)]
 
**[http://www.brookings.edu/research/opinions/2011/04/13-crime-taiwan-yeh Brookings: DNA Database of Offenders Is Key to Taiwan Sex Crime Law (13th April 2011)]

Revision as of 15:24, 22 October 2014

Overview

Taiwan's DNA sampling regulations were amended in 2012 to expand its database. The law allows sampling on arrest of persons suspected of serious offences. Samples are kept for at least ten years and convicted person's DNA profiles until after death. DNA profiles of innocent persons are required to be removed from the database.

Resources