Criminal Code

Low average amount of fines for corruption due to petty offenses - Lithuania's top judge

Fines for corruption in Lithuania may amount to thousands of euros, but the relatively low average is due to minor offenses being much more numerous than...

Police probe hacking into Defense Minister's Facebook account

Police have launched a pre-trial investigation into the hacking of Defense Minister Raimundas Karoblis' Facebook account.

Seimas to discuss president's bid to raise fines for crimes

Lithuania's parliament will consider the proposal to raise fines for offenses and link the sizes of the fines with the size of the damage, gains by offenders...

PM sees potential of improving ties with Poland

Lithuania's Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis , currently on a visit in Poland, says he sees a good possibility to improve the bilateral relations, which...

President proposes to increase fines for crimes

Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaitė plans to table amendments to the Criminal Code to increase fines for all crimes and to tie fines for corruption...