||Constitution (Recognition of Traditional Standards, Values and Practices) Amendment Act 2010 (Act No. 6 of 2010).
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||Legislation on-line Tuvalu Legislation, Tuvaluan Government - iLAWS PDF (consulted on 2012-03-30)
||Amends sections 12(2), 26(1), 27(2) and 29(5) and inserts a new section 15(6). The purpose of the amendments is to protect the island communities of Tuvalu from the spread of religious beliefs which threaten the cohesiveness of island communities; to provide the powers necessary to make laws to restrict the exercise of certain constitutional freedoms, where the exercise of those freedoms is inconsistent with a law, or an act done under law, which accords with the traditional standards, values and practices of the island communities of Tuvalu; and to provide legal recognition for the traditional practices of island communities to limit the establishment of religions on their islands.