The constitution provides for freedom of religion, including freedom of thought, freedom to practice religion, and freedom from oaths contrary to one’s beliefs. By law the government may make exceptions in the interests of public order and morality as “reasonably required.”
Religious groups seeking non-profit status must register with the attorney general’s office by submitting a church registration form. The attorney general’s Registry Office reviews and approves applications. Any organization denied permission to register has the right to apply for judicial review. By law religious groups must register buildings used exclusively as places of worship with the registrar general, or if banns of marriage are published there.
The constitution grants religious groups the right to establish and maintain schools and to provide religious instruction.
The government prohibits the use of marijuana, including for religious purposes.