Consultation on Hate Crime Legislation in Northern Ireland

Consultation opened on 31 January 2022. Closing date 28 March 2022.


The Department wants to hear your views on the issues raised by this consultation. We would be particularly pleased to hear from victims of hate crime, voluntary and community sector organisations supporting victims of hate crime, criminal justice organisations, public organisations and independent bodies with a role in the delivery of policy or services relating to hate crime.


Consultation description

We would encourage respondents to the consultation to use the on-line facility on Citizen Space, accessible via Citizenspace on the  NI Direct website

Enquiries please email your request to

or you can write to us at:

Hate Crime Branch
Community Safety Division
Department of Justice
Room A4.3, 4th Floor
Castle Buildings
Stormont Estate
Belfast, BT4 3SG


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