Below are the religion provisions of the 2011 Interim Constitution authored by the Transitional National Council. It creates Islam as the established religion of the country, while still purporting to guarantee freedom of religion for worshippers of other faiths. Note that this document may have been superseded.
Libyan Interim Constitution 2011
--authored by Transitional National Council
In the Name of God, the Merciful, the Compassionate
can bring up the new generations according to the Islamic spirit
Article 1: Islam is the Religion of the State and the principal source of legislation is Islamic Jurisprudence (Shari'a).
Article 1: The State shall guarantee for non-Moslems the freedom of practicing religious rituals
Equal Protection Religion
Article 6 Libyans shall be equal before the law. They shall enjoy equal civil and political rights, shall have the same opportunities, and be subject to the same public duties and obligations, without
discrimination due to religion, doctrine, language, wealth, race, kinship, political opinions, and social status, tribal or eminent or familial loyalty.
Article 7 The State shall endeavor to promulgate new charters which shall honor the human being as being God's successor on Earth.
Article 19 The President of the Interim Transitional National Council shall take oath before the Council and the members of the Interim Transitional National Council shall take oath in the following formula :
“I swear by Almighty God to carry out the duties of my job honestly and truthfully, to remain
faithful to the goals and principles of the Interim Transitional National Council in Libya, to
respect the constitutional charter and internal statutes thereof, to look after the interests of the
Libyan people in full and to safeguard the independence, security and unity and territorial
integrity of the motherland."