Civil Code


Vilnius court orders changing gender marker in official records
2017 m. balandžio 11 d. 08:57
A Vilnius court has ordered the Lithuanian capital's civil registry office to change the gender marker of a person who has undergone certain sex reassignment...
Ministries have until September to draft legislation on sex change
2017 m. kovo 23 d. 09:38
The Lithuanian government on Wednesday gave two ministries until September to draft legislation that would make it possible to legally change one's sex in the country.
New Labour Code pledges hangs on a thread
2017 m. vasario 9 d. 12:06
The majority halted the new Labour Code in the hopes of an extra half a year allowing...
11% support same-sex partnership in Lithuania  (3)
2017 m. sausio 16 d. 14:43
Some 11 percent of Lithuanian residents support registration of same-sex partnerships,...
Exclusive interview with the President
2016 m. gruodžio 27 d. 12:19
Seimas has made no big mistakes yet - President
2016 m. gruodžio 27 d. 11:31
Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaitė says that the country's new parliament has so far made no big mistakes in its work, welcomes lawmakers' enthusiasm to...
Seimas upholds presidential veto, drops Civil Code amendments
2016 m. gruodžio 21 d. 12:13
Lithuania's parliament has taken the presidential veto into account, deciding to discard the latest amendments of the Civil Code .
Karbauskis to propose upholding veto of Civil Code amendments
2016 m. gruodžio 20 d. 09:55
Ramūnas Karbauskis , chairman of the ruling Lithuanian Peasant and Green Union (LPGU),...
President to veto Civil Code amendments on insult of public figures
2016 m. gruodžio 19 d. 15:01
Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaitė said on Monday she would veto amendments to the...
Civil Code amendments threaten free speech
2016 m. gruodžio 19 d. 12:47
The adopted amendments to the Lithuanian Civil Code constitute a threat to free speech ,...
Karbauskis, one of the wealthiest men in Lithuania
2016 m. spalio 26 d. 12:26
The Chairman of the Lithuanian Peasant and Greens Union Ramūnas Karbauskis is also held to be one of the wealthiest citizens of the country. How much money and...
ELECTIONS.Social Democrats and “Peasants” on partnership, artificial insemination and language
2016 m. rugsėjo 20 d. 09:36
Representatives from the Lithuanian Social Democrat Party (LSDP) and Lithuanian Peasant and Greens Union (LVŽS) met in a Delfi electoral debate in an exchange of...
Lithuanian government greenlights introducing opposite-sex partnership
2016 m. rugpjūčio 11 d. 17:00
Lithuania's government on Thursday gave approval to the changes proposed by the Justice...
Partnership law for unmarried couples postponed by government
2016 m. liepos 7 d. 15:29
The Lithuanian government has postponed cabinet discussion of amendments that would legally...
Decree banning unvaccinated children from kindergarten overturned by courts
2016 m. liepos 7 d. 08:48
After a ruling from the Supreme Administrative Court of Lithuania, the Ministry of Health will be forced to overturn its decree on mandatory vaccination for...
Lithuania's Justice Ministry makes another bid to legalize opposite-sex partnership
2016 m. birželio 10 d. 12:36
The Lithuanian Ministry of Justice has drafted amendments to the Civil Code that would legally recognize partnership between a man and a woman.
Auditors slam municipal company for loaning money to Air Lituanica
2016 m. balandžio 14 d. 14:34
Auditors have slammed Vilnius municipal heating company, Vilniaus Šilumos Tinklai (VŠT,...
Latvian bank starts charging for Lithuanian deposits
2016 m. vasario 26 d. 09:43
The Latvian Meridian Trade Bank in Lithuania has informed their customers that account...
Bank ordered to charge negative interest rates on its loans  (1)
2016 m. vasario 18 d. 16:01
The Bank of Lithuania , Lithuania’s central bank, has ordered Nordea Bank AB to charge...
Lithuanian parliament rejects civil partnership law  (2)
2015 m. spalio 14 d. 09:56
The Lithuanian parliament, Seimas, rejected the bill that would have introduced the institution of partnership of opposite sex couples. The Ministry of Justice ,...
Lithuanian parliament speaker speaks out against same-sex marriage
2015 m. birželio 17 d. 10:42
Lithuania's Parliamentary Speaker Loreta Graužinienė says she opposes same-sex marriages, giving no clear answer about partnership.
Lithuanian justice minister: Same-sex couples are more propaganda than reality  (3)
2015 m. birželio 4 d. 11:05
Lithuania's Ministry of Justice has drafted a bill that, if passed, would introduce the...
Lithuania might violate human rights convention by legalizing opposite-sex partnership only, expert says  (1)
2015 m. birželio 3 d. 17:57
By treating opposite-sex and same-sex partnerships differently, Lithuania might violate the...
Lithuania urged to implement ECHR rulings on sex change and ousted president
2015 m. kovo 16 d. 10:28
Lithuania's representative at the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) Karolina Bubnytė...
Lithuanian psychologists say censoring information on LGBT issues does harm to minors  (1)
2014 m. lapkričio 25 d. 15:15
The Union of Lithuanian Psychologists has issued a statement, criticizing a ban on airing a social video ad about LGBT rights on television. Broadcasters have...
Lithuanian parliament sends sex change bill back to government for improvement
2014 m. spalio 7 d. 14:25
The Seimas of Lithuania on Tuesday decided to send a package of proposed amendments on gender reassignment back to the government for further consideration after 62...
Council of Europe criticizes Lithuania over failure to address sex change
2014 m. rugsėjo 27 d. 14:23
The Council of Europe has warned Lithuania over its failure to adopt laws that would allow...
Lithuanian media watchdog decides that LGBT rights video is harmful to children
2014 m. rugsėjo 24 d. 17:33
A social video ad about LGBT families is detrimental to minors and therefore must be...
Lithuanian equal opportunities watchdogs comment on gay fairy tales book  (1)
2014 m. rugsėjo 7 d. 14:28
The Lithuanian Office of the Ombudsperson for Equal Opportunities has expressed criticism...