Recognition of religion or belief in Fiji
According to the SRR, conditions for RoRB in the Republic of Fiji are classified restrictive.
Recognition and registration are amalgamated rather than ideally differentiated; a focus is placed on legal registration and there exists little to no procedures in place for existential recognition.
Ambiguity as to the registration process remains for new religious groups, particularly those whom do not hold land or property.
The registration fee is minute.
The rule of mandatory registration violates the Bielefeldt provision and automatically classifies Fiji as restrictive.
Reports of numerous cases of vandalism against Hindu temples is regarded as caused by a lack of protected recognised status for some minority communities and the government's inability to ensure such protections are respected by citizens.
Remove existent restrictions and clarify ambiguous policies in order to reach the classification of receptive.
Set up provisions to protect and recognise at multiple levels both traditional groups and NRMs including both existential recognition and legal registration.
Establish a recognition agency independent of government in order to be classified as dynamic.
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