GAP FILLING EXERCISE: Complete the gaps with only one suitable word.

A DNA fingerprint __of___ (0) every active criminal in Britain will be taken _________ (1) part of government plans ___________ (2) a wideranging overhaul of the criminal justice system, the Prime Minister said yesterday. In his first public announcement ____________ (3) returning from holiday, Tony Blair promised to deliver a courts system fit for the 21st century. Addressing police officers in Kent, in southern England, he accused the courts of being run for __________ (4) own convenience and promised to ensure that victims, witnesses and police giving evidence would receive more respect. Mr Blair declared the justice system archaic, saying it hindered police efforts to keep up ____________ (5) organised crime, and announced a 107 million package to expand the DNA database. According to a government spokesman, the database should hold more than three million samples equivalent _________ (6) almost the whole criminal class of the UK. 'I think we _______(7) effectively got a 19th century justice system in a 21st century world,' the Prime Minister said. 'We have totally failed to keep ____________ (8) to date with the fact that we have got major organised crime operating in a completely different way to 50 or 60 years ago,' he said. Mr Blair stressed that he was ________ (9) favour of so-called zero tolerance and wanted a law-abiding society based on courtesy _________ (10) others.

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The exercise begins with an example (0). the Prime Minister said yesterday. he accused the courts of being run for ___THEIR_______ (4) own convenience and promised to ensure that victims. Addressing police officers in Kent.' the Prime Minister said. and announced a 107 million package to expand the DNA database. in southern England. 'I think we __HAVE_____(7) effectively got a 19th century justice system in a 21st century world. According to a government spokesman. saying it hindered police efforts to keep up ___WITH_________ (5) organised crime. In his first public announcement ___SINCE_________ (3) returning from holiday.' he said. A DNA fingerprint __of___ (0) every active criminal in Britain will be taken __AS________ (1) part of government plans ____FOR________ (2) a wide-ranging overhaul of the criminal justice system. Tony Blair promised to deliver a courts system fit for the 21st century. complete the following article. Mr Blair stressed that he was ___IN_____ (9) favour of so-called zero tolerance and wanted a law-abiding society based on courtesy _TOWARDS/TO________ (10) others.FILL-IN THE GAPS For questions 1-10. The lndependent . Use only one word for each space. witnesses and police giving evidence would receive more respect. Mr Blair declared the justice system archaic. the database should hold more than three million samples equivalent __TO_______ (6) almost the whole criminal class of the UK. 'We have totally failed to keep __UP__________ (8) to date with the fact that we have got major organised crime operating in a completely different way to 50 or 60 years ago.

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