Terrorism Bill - continued        House of Commons
Offences - continued

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Uniform.     12. - (1) A person in a public place commits an offence if he-
    (a) wears an item of clothing, or
    (b) wears, carries or displays an article,
  in such a way or in such circumstances as to arouse reasonable suspicion that he is a member or supporter of a proscribed organisation.
      (2) A constable in Scotland may arrest a person without a warrant if he has reasonable grounds to suspect that the person is guilty of an offence under this section.
      (3) A person guilty of an offence under this section shall be liable on summary conviction to-
    (a) imprisonment for a term not exceeding six months,
    (b) a fine not exceeding level 5 on the standard scale, or
    (c) both.
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