To give effect to the Republic’s obligations in terms of the Constitution and international human rights instruments concerning racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance, in accordance with international law obligations; to provide for the offence of hate crime and the offence of hate speech and the prosecution of persons who commit those offences; to provide for appropriate sentences that may be imposed on persons who commit hate crime and hate speech offences; to provide for the prevention of hate crimes and hate speech; to provide for the reporting on the implementation, application and administration of this Act; to effect consequential amendments to certain Acts of Parliament; and to provide for matters connected therewith.
Intro
13-04-2018
PC
Portfolio Committee
NA
National Assembly
SC
Select Committee
NCOP
National Council of Provinces
SENT
Sent for Assent
ASS (ATC)
Assented
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Introduced by: Minister of Justice and Correctional Services

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Prevention of Hate Crimes and Hate Speech Bill (B9-2018) 2018-04-13