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  1. Fiji - Human rights - Law, Act

    Media Industry Development Decree (No. 29 of 2010).

    Adoption: 2010-06-25 | FJI-2010-L-86225

    Part 1 - Preliminary
    Part 2 - Media Industry Development Authority of Fiji
    Part 3 - Media Codes
    Part 4 - Content Regulation
    Part 5 - Enforcement of Media Standards
    Part 6 - Registration of Media Organisations
    Part 7 - Special Features of Media Organisations
    Part 8 - The Media Tribunal
    Part 9 - Complaints to the Authority
    Part 10 - Proceedings before the Tribunal
    Part 11 - Miscellaneous Provisions

    Repeals the Registration of Newspapers Act [Cap. 106] and the Press Corrections Act [Cap. 107].

  2. Fiji - Human rights - Law, Act

    Fiji Independent Commission Against Corruption (Amendment) Decree 2010 (No. 22 of 2010). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2010-04-14 | FJI-2010-L-89991

    Amends section 2A concerning indexing of some sections.

  3. Fiji - Human rights - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Fundamental Rights and Freedoms Decree (Interim Military Decree No. 7 of 2000).

    Adoption: 2000-06-15 | Date of entry into force: 2000-05-29 | FJI-2000-R-68071

    Makes provision for a number of fundamental rights and freedoms. These include right to life, right to personal liberty, freedom from servitude and forced labour, freedom from cruel or degrading treatment, freedom from unreasonable searches and seizures, rights in the event of arrest, detention and charge with offence, freedom of expression, freedom of assembly, freedom of association, right to form and join trade unions and to bargain collectively, freedom of movement, freedom of religion and belief, right to secret ballot, right to privacy, right to equality before the law, right to basic education, and protection against compulsory acquisition of property. Amends Human Rights Act 1999.

  4. Fiji - Human rights - Law, Act

    Human Rights Commission Act 1999 (No. 10 of 1999). - Human Rights Commission Act 1999

    Adoption: 1999-03-19 | FJI-1999-L-52936

    Provides for the establishment for a Human Rights Commission. Part 3 sets forth provisions regarding unfair discrimination in employment. Prohibits sexual harassment, discrimination in employment applications, and victimization of persons because of their actions on behalf of their rights under the Bill of Rights.

  5. Fiji - Human rights - Law, Act

    Ombudsman Act 1998 (No. 11 of 1998).

    Adoption: 1998-04-20 | FJI-1998-L-49567

    Repeals the Ombudsman Act (Cap. 3). Provides for investigations by the Ombudsman, secrecy of investigations, and offenses against the Office of the Ombudsman.

  6. Fiji - Human rights - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Fiji Intelligence Service Decree 1990. No. 26.

    Adoption: 1990-09-17 | FJI-1990-R-20570

    A Decree to establish a National Intelligence Service, to make provision for its direction, staffing, functions and powers, to made provision for the security of information and places and for related purposes.

  7. Fiji - Human rights - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Internal Security (Suspension) Decree 1988. No. 45.

    Adoption: 1988-11-29 | FJI-1988-R-7381

    Suspends the Internal Security Decree 1988, No. 32 (ISN 6495).

  8. Fiji - Human rights - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Protection of Fundamental Rights and Freedoms of the Individual Decree. No. 12.

    Adoption: 1988-01-29 | FJI-1988-R-4657

    Sets forth rights to which every person in Fiji is entitled, "whatever his race, place of origin, political opinions, colour, religion, creed or sex, but subject to respect for the rights and freedoms of others and for the public interest..." (s. 2). Protections include: right to life; personal liberty; protection of freedoms of expression (s. 11), assembly and association (s. 12); and protections from slavery and forced labour (s. 5), inhuman treatment (s. 6) and discrimination (s. 14), inter alia. Repeals provisions of the Fundamental Freedoms Decree (No. 12) and the Fundamental Freedoms (Amendment) (No. 1) Decree (No. 13), to the extent that they are inconsistent with this Decree. Deemed to have entered into force on 5 Dec. 1987.

  9. Fiji - Human rights - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Fundamental Freedoms (Amendment) (No. 1) Decree 1987. No. 13.

    Adoption: 1987-10-26 | FJI-1987-R-4554

    Deletes s. 14 of the Fundamental Freedoms Decree 1987.

  10. Fiji - Human rights - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Public Emergency Regulations 1987. Legal Notice No. 1186.

    Adoption: 1987-05-14 | FJI-1987-R-3835

    Spells out powers for maintaining public safety (prohibition and dispersal of assemblies, curfew, etc.) and the power to detain suspected persons.

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