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Publication - Consultation Paper

Hate crime legislation independent review: consultation (easy-read)

Published: 31 Aug 2017
Part of:
Law and order
ISBN:
9781788511940

Easy-read version of consultation to inform the independent review of hate crime legislation in Scotland, chaired by Lord Bracadale.

32 page PDF

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Hate crime legislation independent review: consultation (easy-read)
About this paper

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About this paper

Lord Bracadale

This is an independent review by Lord Bracadale.

Lord Bracadale is a retired judge who has been asked to look at hate crime law and see if it needs to change.

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The law on hate crime is to protect people who become the victim because of their:

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1. Race (the country they or their family come from)

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2. Religion

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3. Disability

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4. Sexual orientation (a person's sexual preference or identity as bisexual, heterosexual, or homosexual)

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5. Transgender identity (being born a man and living as a woman or born a woman and living as a man)

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The next part of this paper is about what we want to find out.


Contact

Email: Independent review of hate crime legislation - secretariat, secretariat@hatecrimelegislationreview.scot

Phone: 0300 244 4000 – Central Enquiry Unit

The Scottish Government
St Andrew's House
Regent Road
Edinburgh
EH1 3DG