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Offence of displaying Nazi symbols

93ZA Offence of displaying Nazi symbols

(1) A person who knowingly displays, by public act and without reasonable excuse, a Nazi symbol commits an offence.
: Maximum penalty--
(a) for an individual--100 penalty units or imprisonment for 12 months, or both, or
(b) for a corporation--500 penalty units.
(2) For subsection (1), the display of a swastika in connection with Buddhism, Hinduism or Jainism does not constitute the display of a Nazi symbol.
(3) Also, without limiting subsection (1), a reasonable excuse includes the display of a Nazi symbol done reasonably and in good faith--
(a) for an academic, artistic or educational purpose, or
(b) for another purpose in the public interest.
(4) In this section--

"public act" has the same meaning as in section 93Z.

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