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DNA data banking by Canadian Bar Association. National Criminal Justice Section.

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Published by The Criminal Justice Section in Ottawa .
Written in English


  • Forensic genetics -- Canada.,
  • DNA fingerprinting -- Canada.,
  • Privacy, Right of -- Canada.,
  • Data protection -- Canada.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesConstiution d"une banque de données génétiques
StatementNational Criminal Justice Section, Canadian Bar Association.
The Physical Object
Paginationi, 13, 14 p;
Number of Pages14
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16551952M

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The Canadian national DNA database is called the National DNA Data Bank (NDDB) which was established in but first used in The legislation that Parliament enacted to govern the use of this technology within the criminal justice system has been found by Canadian courts to be respectful of the constitutional and privacy rights of. DNA banking is the secure, long term storage of an individual’s genetic material. DNA is most commonly extracted from blood, but can also be obtained from saliva and other banks allow for conservation of genetic material and comparative analysis of an individual's genetic information. Analyzing an individual's DNA can allow scientists to predict genetic disorders, as used in.   The information density of DNA is remarkable — just one gram can store petabytes, or million gigabytes, of context, the average hard drive in a laptop can house just one. A DNA database does not need to be public to be vulnerable to the theft of the data it contains. Hackers have already proven multiple times how versatile they are at accessing data when they want it. The Experian data breach exposed the personal information of more than million people.