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London Borough of Lewisham v D & Ors [2010] EWHC 1239 (Fam) (29 March 2010)

DATE: 29 Mar 2010

amantha was instructed by the Home Office who was intervening in care proceedings in respect of an application made by the local authority for the results of a DNA matching exercise conducted by the police under PACE. 

The case raised important issues regarding access to the DNA database and difficult questions of interpretation under s63 and 64(1A) and (1B) of PACE. [available free on Bailii:]