Recommendation no. R(92) 1 of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe of 10/02/1992 urged Member States to institutionalise the use of DNA tests for several admissible objectives, and to adopt storage systems for the biological samples (biobanks) and genetic profiles obtained (DNA profile databases), in accordance with the domestic regulations of each state.
 
Convention on Human Rights and Biomedicine of 1997, Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Dignity of the Human Being with regard to the Application of Biology and Medicine: Convention on Human Rights and Biomedicine, Decree of the President of the Republic no. 1/2001 of 3 January 2001.
 
Other Council of Europe Legislation.