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Scotland’s new hate crime law comes into effect strengthening protections for LGBTQ+ community

The Hate Crime and Public Order (Scotland) Act has officially come into effect as of Monday, April 1. The legislation consolidates existing law on crimes “aggravated by prejudice” and introduces strengthened protections for people vulnerable to being targeted based on characteristics including age, disability, religion, sexual orientation, transgender identity or being intersex.

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