Apr 272010
 
 April 27, 2010  Non-U.S., Surveillance

A move to allow Scottish police forces to hold the DNA of innocent people for up to six years has been thrown out by a committee of MSPs.

Labour’s amendment to the Criminal Justice and Licensing (Scotland) Bill would have brought Scots law in line with the rest of the UK.

But the proposal was opposed by SNP, Lib Dem and Tory members of Holyrood’s justice committee.

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