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Persuading or attempting to persuade someone else to commit a crime. If the other person does not carry out the crime, the person who attempted to persuade him to do so may nonetheless be guilty of the crime of incitement. Incitement may be by means of suggestion, persuasion, threats, or pressure, by words or by implication; for example, advertising an article for sale to be used to commit an offence may constitute incitement to commit that offence. Case: Race Relations Board v Applin [1973] QB 815.

Subjects: Law.

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