Law Library of Congress - Global Legal Monitor: Global Legal Monitor: Lithuania http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?home The Global Legal Monitor is an online publication from the Law Library of Congress covering legal news and developments worldwide. It is updated frequently and draws on information from the Global Legal Information Network, official national legal publications, and reliable press sources. You can search previous news by searching the archive. en-us Global Legal Monitor: European Union; Lithuania: Lithuania in Charge of European Council Presidency http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403637_text Executive power - On July 1, 2013, Lithuania assumed the rotating Presidency of the European Council for the first time. There is an ambitious agenda to achieve a number of objectives during the six-month period of the Presidency. Highlights... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 12 Jul 2013 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403637_text Global Legal Monitor: Lithuania: Dual Citizenship Law Vetoed http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402394_text Citizenship and nationality - On July 1, 2013, Lithuania assumed the rotating Presidency of the European Council for the first time. There is an ambitious agenda to achieve a number of objectives during the six-month period of the Presidency. Highlights On November 18, 2010, Dalia Grybauskaite, the President of Lithuania, vetoed a new Law on Citizenship that would have permitted dual citizenship in more cases than is currently allowed. (President Vetoes Dual Citizenship, THE LITHUANIA TRIBUNE... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 23 Nov 2010 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402394_text Global Legal Monitor: Lithuania: Denial of Soviet Occupation Criminalized http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401599_text Crime and law enforcement - On July 1, 2013, Lithuania assumed the rotating Presidency of the European Council for the first time. There is an ambitious agenda to achieve a number of objectives during the six-month period of the Presidency. Highlights On November 18, 2010, Dalia Grybauskaite, the President of Lithuania, vetoed a new Law on Citizenship that would have permitted dual citizenship in more cases than is currently allowed. (President Vetoes Dual Citizenship, THE LITHUANIA TRIBUNE On September 30, 2009, the Parliament of Lithuania adopted amendments to the nation's Criminal Code that introduce criminal responsibility for denial or justification of crimes against humanity committed by the Soviet Union or Nazi Germany. These... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 05 Oct 2009 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401599_text Global Legal Monitor: Lithuania: Return of Jewish Property Confiscated by the Soviets http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401415_text Property - On July 1, 2013, Lithuania assumed the rotating Presidency of the European Council for the first time. There is an ambitious agenda to achieve a number of objectives during the six-month period of the Presidency. Highlights On November 18, 2010, Dalia Grybauskaite, the President of Lithuania, vetoed a new Law on Citizenship that would have permitted dual citizenship in more cases than is currently allowed. (President Vetoes Dual Citizenship, THE LITHUANIA TRIBUNE On September 30, 2009, the Parliament of Lithuania adopted amendments to the nation's Criminal Code that introduce criminal responsibility for denial or justification of crimes against humanity committed by the Soviet Union or Nazi Germany. These On June 25, 2009, the Government of Lithuania submitted to the Parliament its draft Law on Compensation to the Jewish Community for Non-Return of Property Confiscated During the Soviet Period. The Law provides for the allocation... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 08 Jul 2009 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401415_text Global Legal Monitor: Lithuania: Fines for Littering http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401293_text Crime and law enforcement - On July 1, 2013, Lithuania assumed the rotating Presidency of the European Council for the first time. There is an ambitious agenda to achieve a number of objectives during the six-month period of the Presidency. Highlights On November 18, 2010, Dalia Grybauskaite, the President of Lithuania, vetoed a new Law on Citizenship that would have permitted dual citizenship in more cases than is currently allowed. (President Vetoes Dual Citizenship, THE LITHUANIA TRIBUNE On September 30, 2009, the Parliament of Lithuania adopted amendments to the nation's Criminal Code that introduce criminal responsibility for denial or justification of crimes against humanity committed by the Soviet Union or Nazi Germany. These On June 25, 2009, the Government of Lithuania submitted to the Parliament its draft Law on Compensation to the Jewish Community for Non-Return of Property Confiscated During the Soviet Period. The Law provides for the allocation On May 13, 2009, the Mayor of the City of Vilnius, which is the capital of Lithuania, issued a decree that introduces hefty fines for those who litter the city streets. For example, individuals who drop... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 18 May 2009 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401293_text Global Legal Monitor: Lithuania: Ban on Nazi and Soviet Symbols http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540487_text Constitution - On July 1, 2013, Lithuania assumed the rotating Presidency of the European Council for the first time. There is an ambitious agenda to achieve a number of objectives during the six-month period of the Presidency. Highlights On November 18, 2010, Dalia Grybauskaite, the President of Lithuania, vetoed a new Law on Citizenship that would have permitted dual citizenship in more cases than is currently allowed. (President Vetoes Dual Citizenship, THE LITHUANIA TRIBUNE On September 30, 2009, the Parliament of Lithuania adopted amendments to the nation's Criminal Code that introduce criminal responsibility for denial or justification of crimes against humanity committed by the Soviet Union or Nazi Germany. These On June 25, 2009, the Government of Lithuania submitted to the Parliament its draft Law on Compensation to the Jewish Community for Non-Return of Property Confiscated During the Soviet Period. The Law provides for the allocation On May 13, 2009, the Mayor of the City of Vilnius, which is the capital of Lithuania, issued a decree that introduces hefty fines for those who litter the city streets. For example, individuals who drop On June 17, 2008, the Lithuanian Parliament adopted amendments to several domestic laws that regulate the implementation of freedom of speech and freedom of assembly, to prohibit public display of Soviet and Nazi German flags, coats... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 02 Jul 2008 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540487_text Global Legal Monitor: Lithuania: Telecom Providers Required to Monitor All Customers http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205409_text Communications - On July 1, 2013, Lithuania assumed the rotating Presidency of the European Council for the first time. There is an ambitious agenda to achieve a number of objectives during the six-month period of the Presidency. Highlights On November 18, 2010, Dalia Grybauskaite, the President of Lithuania, vetoed a new Law on Citizenship that would have permitted dual citizenship in more cases than is currently allowed. (President Vetoes Dual Citizenship, THE LITHUANIA TRIBUNE On September 30, 2009, the Parliament of Lithuania adopted amendments to the nation's Criminal Code that introduce criminal responsibility for denial or justification of crimes against humanity committed by the Soviet Union or Nazi Germany. These On June 25, 2009, the Government of Lithuania submitted to the Parliament its draft Law on Compensation to the Jewish Community for Non-Return of Property Confiscated During the Soviet Period. The Law provides for the allocation On May 13, 2009, the Mayor of the City of Vilnius, which is the capital of Lithuania, issued a decree that introduces hefty fines for those who litter the city streets. For example, individuals who drop On June 17, 2008, the Lithuanian Parliament adopted amendments to several domestic laws that regulate the implementation of freedom of speech and freedom of assembly, to prohibit public display of Soviet and Nazi German flags, coats On December 18, 2007, the Parliament of Lithuania adopted amendments to the nation's Law on Electronic Communications, which obligate the providers of regular and mobile telephone services to obtain and preserve information on use of these... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 02 Jan 2008 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205409_text