Criminal Justice (Hate Crime) Bill 2020: First Stage

I move:

That leave be given to introduce a Bill entitled an Act to make provision for hate crime; the imposition of a heavier penalty on an offender whose commission of a relevant offence (a list of which is contained in the Schedule to this Act) is accompanied by hate crime against an individual based on said individual's asylum or refugee status, race, colour, religion, nationality, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, transgender identity, sex characteristics, age or perceived age and to provide for related matters.

Is there a seconder?

I second the proposal.

Question put and agreed to.

When is it proposed to take Second Stage?

Next Wednesday, 11 November.

Is that agreed? Agreed.

Second Stage ordered for Wednesday, 11 November 2020.