The Commission has been appointed by the government of Fiji, under a Decree, with the following responsibilities:
To consult the people of Fiji
To prepare a draft constitution that reflects the aspirations of the people, and the needs of the country
Distribute the draft, with a report explaining the draft, so that the people can comment on it
Present the draft, the report and the feedback on the draft to the President who will send it to a Constituent Assembly.