New laws 'not needed' on football behaviour

New laws 'not needed' on football behaviour
 

New laws to tackle offensive behaviour at Scottish football matches are not needed, a senior judge has concluded.
Lord Bracadale said football hate crime could effectively be dealt with using existing laws - for example breach of the peace.
The Scottish government's controversial Football Act was repealed by opposition MSPs at Holyrood earlier this year.
At the time, the government criticised its opponents for not proposing anything to replace it.
But Lord Bracadale, who was commissioned by the Scottish government last year to examine the country's hate crime laws, said no new legislation... read more

 
31 May 2018 in Regional, Views: 36
Source: BBC
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