Committee on Legal Affairs

Širinskienė, Kubilienė, Šalaševičiūtė approved as heads of Seimas panels

Lithuania's parliament on Thursday approved former health minister Rimantė Šalaševičiūtė as chairwoman of the parliamentary Social Affairs and Labour...

Seimas panel okays 'W' in passports for foreign spouses, but not for Poles

There is growing support in the corridors of power for an initiative to allow the original spelling of non-Lithuanian surnames on the main page of...

Seimas turns to Constitutional Court over dual citizenship

The Lithuanian parliament on Tuesday asked the Constitutional Court to look at whether it is necessary to amend the Constitution to allow dual citizenship...

EP committee proposes to lift Lithuanian MEP Paksas' immunity

The European Parliament's Committee on Legal Affairs proposes to lift the legal immunity of Lithuanian MEP Rolandas Paksas in an influence peddling case.

EP committee postpones discussion on Lithuanian MEP Paksas' immunity

The European Parliament's Committee on Legal Affairs has postponed discussion on Lithuanian prosecutors' request to lift the legal immunity of MEP Rolandas...