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European Commission Against Racism and Intolerance General Policy Recommendation N.7 on national legislation to combat racism and racial discrimination

Category
Publication
Type
Legal document
Subject
Policing

Description

General Policy Recommendation adopted by the European Commission Against Racism and Intolerance of the Council of Europe.

Subject
Policing
Type
Legal document
Keywords
hate crime, discrimination

Summary

The European Commission Against Racism and Intolerance recommends that governments of member states enact legislation against racism and racial discrimination if such legislation does not already exist or is incomplete, and ensure that the key components set out by the recommendation are provided in such legislation.

The recommendation provides a definition of the key terms, a description of the constitutional, civil, administrative and criminal law measures to be adopted. The recommendation also includes an explanatory memorandum.

Information

Added on
13 Dec 2002
Origin
Council of Europe
Keywords
hate crime, discrimination
Rights
Council of Europe