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S5W-13249: James Kelly (Glasgow)

Scottish Labour

Date lodged: 7 December 2017

To ask the Scottish Government which minister certified that the Offensive Behaviour at Football and Threatening Communications (Scotland) Bill was compliant with the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR), and from whom did that minister seek advice on the matter. 

Answered by: Annabelle Ewing 15 December 2017

I refer the member to the answer to question S5W-13248 on 15 December 2017.

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