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Racial and Religious Hatred Bill


 

Racial and Religious Hatred Bill

 
 

EXPLANATORY NOTES

Explanatory notes to the Bill, prepared by the Home Office, are published separately

as HL Bill 15—EN.

EUROPEAN CONVENTION ON HUMAN RIGHTS

The Baroness Scotland of Asthal has made the following statement under section

19(1)(a) of the Human Rights Act 1998:

In my view the provisions of the Racial and Religious Hatred Bill are compatible with

the Convention rights.

 

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Racial and Religious Hatred Bill

 
HL Bill 1554/1
 
 

 

Racial and Religious Hatred Bill

 

 
 

Contents

1   

Hatred against persons on racial or religious grounds

2   

Consequential amendment: powers of arrest

3   

Short title, commencement and extent

Schedule   —   

Hatred against persons on racial or religious grounds

 

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