HC Deb 23 June 1998 vol 314 c923

Amendments made: No. 107, in page 78, line 28, leave out 'of, or association with members of,' and insert '(or presumed membership) of.

No. 108, in page 78, line 34, at end insert— '(2A) In subsection (2)(a) above— membership", in relation to a racial group, includes association with members of that group; presumed" means presumed by the offender. (2B) It is immaterial for the purposes of paragraph (a) or (b) of subsection (2) above whether or not the offender's malice and ill-will is also based, to any extent, on—

  1. (a) the fact or presumption that any person or group of persons belongs to any religious group; or
  2. (b) any other factor not mentioned in that paragraph.'.—[Mr. Dowd.]

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