Hate crime legislation in Denmark

Criminal Code of the Kingdom of Denmark (LBK nr 1068 of 06/11/2008; as amended on 1 May 2021 and 1 January 2022, respectively) (Excerpts)

(Unofficial English translation)

Section 81 No. 6

“In determining the penalty it shall, as a general rule, be considered an aggravating circumstance that


6) the offence fully or partly stem from others’ ethnical origins, religious beliefs, handicap, sexual orientation gender identity, gender expression or sex characteristics or similar;