Hate Crime:Written question - HL10678

Asked on: 15 October 2018
Home Office
Hate Crime
Lords
To ask Her Majesty's Government whether section 29J of the Public Order Act 1986 remains in force; and what assessment they have made of the extent to which interpretations by the police and Crown Prosecution Service of what constitutes hate crime has altered the application of that provision.
Answered on: 29 October 2018

Section 29J of the Public Order Act 1986 remains in force. The police and Crown Prosecution Service definition of a hate crime does not change the application of Section 29J.

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