HC Deb 30 April 1986 vol 96 c1053

Amendments made: No. 57, in page 12, leave out lines 26 to 35 and insert


  1. (a) he intends racial hatred to be stirred up by the publication or distribution of the matter, or
  2. (b) having regard to all the circumstances racial hatred is likely to be stirred up as a result of the publication or distribution of the matter;
and for this purpose regard shall be had to such publication or distribution as he has, or it may reasonably be inferred that he has, in view.'.

No. 59, in page 13, line 4, leave out 'It is a defence for the accused' and insert 'In proceedings for an offence under this section it is a defence for an accused who did not intend to stir up racial hatred'.—[Mr. Giles Shaw.]

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