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Experts criticise DNA collection regulations

Recently experts have questioned the laws surrounding DNA sampling, in particular, the covert ways police aquire DNA from suspects. Police do not need to gain permission to collect DNA samples from items that have come in contact with the suspect, such as used cigarette butts or even dirty underwear. Reporter Alicia Barker spoke to Melbourne Law School’s Professor Jeremy Gans to find out more.

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