Civil Code

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 recognise a partnership between unmarried opposite-sex couples after...
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...
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...
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 balances held in Swiss francs will be charged an additionally 1.5% on...
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 negative interest rates on its loans after the basic interest rate dropped...
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...
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...
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 European Convention of Human Rights, Vilnius University Professor of Law...
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 has urged state institutions to focus its efforts on the implementation of...
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...
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...
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 restricted, the Office of the Inspector of Journalist Ethics told the...
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 for the conclusion of the Journalist Ethics Inspector, which suggests that...
Lithuanian TV channels refuse to air LGBT rights social ad
2014 m. rugpjūčio 20 d. 17:19
After Lithuanian TV broadcasters refuse to air a social ad video promoting LGBT rights,...
Justice Ministry refuses to register Lithuanian Freedom Union
2014 m. rugpjūčio 12 d. 09:54
The Ministry of Justice has decided to reject the request of the Liberal and Centre Union...
LBTQI Sapfo Fest: "To be out and proud is the long-term goal"  (2)
2014 m. liepos 27 d. 12:43
Almost 200 participants are gathering 60 kilometers from Vilnius for Sapfo Fest,...
Lithuanian parliament votes down sex change amendments  (1)
2014 m. liepos 9 d. 09:15
The Lithuanian parliament on Tuesday voted down a proposed package of amendments that would have legalized gender reassignment.