Originally Posted by Pollyanna
I wonder how they'll define "swearing"? How about bloody? Bum / bottom / poo / wee wee? Turd? Hmm, that would be tricky.
What if someone sidesteps at the last moment and says shi ... vers? Fu ... ar out?
Seriously, this would seem a handy tool for dealing with civil disobedience, which is not good.
Here is how it is defined in the UK:
It just says anything that is construed as being "threatening, abusive or insulting" can be used as grounds for arrest. So presumably if you call someone a poo-head then that is probably an offence.