Serious racial and religious vilification

The Attorney General has asked the Law Reform Commission to review the effectiveness of section 93Z of the Crimes Act 1900 (NSW) in addressing serious racial and religious vilification in NSW. 

We are calling for submissions on issues relevant to the terms of reference. Submissions are due on 19 April 2024.

Our background note provides some information about section 93Z.

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Information on the review

Background note on section 93Z (8 March 2024)

Terms of reference (received 14 February 2024)

Other resources

Please visit our project page for information about our review of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977 (NSW). 

Visit the website of Anti-Discrimination NSW for more information and help relating to discrimination.

The Law Reform Commission cannot assist with individual legal cases and matters. If you require legal advice, please contact Law Access NSW on 1300 888 529 or visit the Legal Aid/LawAccess NSW website.

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