Constitution


Foreign Ministry calls on Russia to release anti-corruption protesters
2017 m. kovo 27 d. 16:04
The Lithuanian Foreign Ministry on Monday expresses its concern over the detention of peaceful demonstrators during nationwide protests in Russia against corruption...
Seimas may consider constitutional amendments amid pressure over Paksas
2017 m. kovo 24 d. 11:14
Amid growing pressure from European bodies on Lithuania to allow its impeached President Rolandas Paksas to run for parliament, the Seimas' Committee on Legal...
Sixty years of the EU – A coming of age?
2017 m. kovo 24 d. 09:16
On the 25th of March the European Union turns sixty. Congratulations are in order for the EU...
Prosecutors launch probe into sexual harassment claims against MP Pūkas
2017 m. kovo 17 d. 12:27
The Vilnius Regional Prosecutor's Office has launched a pre-trial investigation into sexual...
Ethics watchdog to move for impeachment of MP Pūkas
2017 m. kovo 15 d. 16:52
The Seimas Commission for Ethics and Procedures has decided to propose that the Lithuanian...
Prosecutor general to ask Seimas to strip MPs Gražulis, Adomėnas of immunity
2017 m. kovo 14 d. 10:24
Lithuanian Prosecutor General Evaldas Pašilis on Tuesday will formally ask the Seimas to strip two parliamentarians -- Petras Gražulis of the Order and Justice...
Tens of prominent figures speak out against cutting MP seats
2017 m. kovo 9 d. 11:48
Tens of prominent public figures on Thursday called on Lithuania's leaders and heads of...
Expats propose way of preserving Lithuanian citizenship acquired by birth
2017 m. kovo 8 d. 11:27
Lithuanian expat communities suggest solving the dilemma of dual citizenship by allowing...
Court orders passport with w for poet Mickevičius' descendant
2017 m. kovo 1 d. 08:26
Lithuania's Supreme Administrative Court on Tuesday instructed the migration authorities...
State Defence Council to mull 2018 defence spending
2017 m. vasario 28 d. 09:31
The Lithuanian State Defence Council is meeting at the President's Office on Tuesday to discuss financing of the defense sector for 20
Top court rules impeachment possible for crimes committed before taking office
2017 m. vasario 27 d. 09:57
Impeachment proceedings may be opened against persons holding certain posts for crimes committed before taking office, the Constitutional Court ruled on Friday.
OSCE recommends that Lithuania allow dual nationals to run for Seimas
2017 m. vasario 13 d. 09:22
The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) recommends that Lithuania...
Dual citizenship only possible by changing Constitution - Constitutional Court
2017 m. sausio 26 d. 16:13
Dual citizenship can only be allowed by way of changing the Constitution , says Dainius...
Ethics chief refuses to step down
2017 m. sausio 24 d. 13:52
Romas Valentukevičius refuses to resign as chairman of the Chief Official Ethics Commission (COEC).
Prosecutors asks Seimas to strip 2 MPs of legal immunity
2017 m. sausio 18 d. 16:26
The Lithuanian Prosecutor General's Office has asked the Seimas to lift the legal immunity...
Seimas starts debates on cutting MP seats, moving general elections to spring
2017 m. sausio 12 d. 13:34
The Lithuanian parliament started on Thursday debates on constitutional amendments aimed at...
Seimas will manage to reduce MP number - Seimas' speaker
2017 m. sausio 4 d. 09:47
Lithuania's Parliamentary Speaker Viktoras Pranckietis believes that the Seimas will...
Seimas' lawyers doubtful about bid to slash MP number  (1)
2017 m. sausio 3 d. 15:28
The Lithuanian parliament's Law Department is critical about the ruling Peasant and Green Union's initiative to slash the number of parliamentarians from the current...
President backs initiative to move Seimas' elections to spring
2016 m. gruodžio 27 d. 16:03
Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaitė backs the Peasant and Green Union's initiative to hold the next parliamentary elections half a year earlier.
MPs unimpressed by Peasants' proposal to change election date
2016 m. gruodžio 23 d. 12:25
The ruling Lithuanian Peasant and Green Union's idea of changing the date of parliamentary...
Seimas get bid to lower MP number to 101, move elections to March
2016 m. gruodžio 23 d. 12:17
A Constitutional amendment has been registered at the Lithuanian parliament, suggesting to...
Executing ECHR ruling on Paksas requires changing Constitution – JustMin
2016 m. gruodžio 22 d. 17:19
Without changing the Constitution , Lithuania cannot execute the ruling of the European...