from Ministry of Justice
Racist symbols. Review of practice and analysis – Summary in English SOU 2019:27
The remit has been tasked with reviewing the criminal law regulations regarding racist and similar symbols and, if necessary, proposing amendments.
The remit includes:
- conducting a review of practice by the courts and the Chancellor of Justice on how criminal liability for agitation against a population group has been applied so far in matters concerning symbols;
- deciding whether the current criminal law regulations regarding racist and similar symbols are appropriately designed;
- considering the need for, and possibilities of, clarifying or supplementing current legislation; and
- presenting legislative proposals if the remit conclude that the legislation should be amended.