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R (Marper and another) v Chief Constable of South Yorkshire and another

Author / Contributor: Jeremy Johnson QC
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R (Marper and another) v Chief Constable of South Yorkshire and another
   
Issue: Whether s81 Criminal Justice and Police Act 2001 (which provides that fingerprints and DNA samples may be retained after an acquittal) is incompatible with Arts 8 and 14 of the European Convention on Human Rights
   
Court: Court of Appeal
   
Reference:   C/2002/0880/QBACF; C/2002/0881/QBACF
   
Neutral Citation:   [2002] EWCA Civ 1275
   
Judge(s): Lord Woolf CJ, Waller and Sedley LJJ
   
Date: 12 September 2002