DNA law yet to be implemented

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JOHANNESBURG - The groundbreaking DNA Act has hit a brick wall.

The legislation is yet to be implemented despite having been signed into law in January.

Government still hasn't signed off on a document allowing the training of police officers tasked with collecting DNA samples.

Police officials tasked with collecting the samples are yet to be trained.

Training was scheduled to start in April.

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