The Constitution of the Republic of Moldova

adopted on 29 July 1994

Published in the Official Monitor of the Republic of Moldova, No.1, from 12 August 1994

Article 31
Freedom of Conscience
(1) The freedom of conscience is guaranteed, and its manifestations should be in a spirit of tolerance and mutual respect.
(2) The freedom of religious worship is guaranteed and religious denominations are free to organize themselves according to their own statutes under the rule of law.
(3) In their mutual relationships religious denominations are forbidden to use, express or incite to hatred or enmity.
(4) Religious denominations are autonomous vis-à-vis the State and shall enjoy the latter's support, including that aimed at providing religious assistance in the army, in hospitals, prisons, homes for the elderly and orphanages.