Civil Code


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 employer and employee representatives to reach compromise on the most disputed...
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, while 7 percent of those polled support the possibility for homosexuals to...
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...
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...
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), says that he will propose that the party's political group at the parliament...
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 on insult of public figures. In her words, the law adopted by...
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...
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...
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 Ministry to the Civil Code which would legalize civil partnership of...
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...
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, Vilnius Heating Grid), for extending multi-million-euro loans to Air...
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...
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 institution of partnership into the country's Civil Code . However, the bill...
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...
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 sex change surgeries.
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...
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...