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Guidelines for Review of Legislation Pertaining to Religion or Belief

These guidelines were prepared by ODIHR's Advisory Panel of Experts on Freedom of Religion or Belief in consultation with the Council of Europe's Venice Commission to assist them in their analyses of laws and draft legislation pertaining to the freedom of religion or belief. They are intended to provide an overview and suggestions for those involved in the review of such laws.



The views, opinions, conclusions and other information expressed in this document are not given nor necessarily endorsed by the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) unless the OSCE is explicitly defined as the Author of this document.