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HUMAN RIGHTS ACT 2004 - SECT 14

Freedom of thought, conscience, religion and belief

    (1)     Everyone has the right to freedom of thought, conscience and religion. This right includes—

        (a)     the freedom to have or to adopt a religion or belief of his or her choice; and

        (b)     the freedom to demonstrate his or her religion or belief in worship, observance, practice and teaching, either individually or as part of a community and whether in public or private.

    (2)     No-one may be coerced in a way that would limit his or her freedom to have or adopt a religion or belief in worship, observance, practice or teaching.



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