SCHEDULE 7Transitional and consequential provision etc

PART 2Minor and consequential amendments

Public Order Act 1986 (c. 64)

28(1)Section 29JA of the Public Order Act 1986 (protection of freedom of expression (sexual orientation)) is amended in accordance with this paragraph.

(2)The existing provision of section 29JA becomes subsection (1) of that section.

(3)After that provision insert—

(2)In this Part, for the avoidance of doubt, any discussion or criticism of marriage which concerns the sex of the parties to marriage shall not be taken of itself to be threatening or intended to stir up hatred..