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The government resolution on the removal of the Director of the State Food and Veterinary Service from office complies with the Constitution

02-03-2018

By its ruling adopted today, the Constitutional Court has adopted the decisions on three questions. The Constitutional Court has recognised that the government resolution (No 960) of 28 September 2016 on dismissing Jonas Milius from the office of the Director of the State Food and Veterinary Service (hereinafter referred to as the government resolution) is not in conflict with the Constitution...

The legal regulation limiting the amount of maternity (paternity) allowances ruled constitutional

24-01-2018

By its ruling adopted today, the Constitutional Court has recognised that Paragraph 5 of Article 6 of the Law on Sickness and Maternity Social Insurance (hereinafter referred to as the Law) was not in conflict with the Constitution insofar as the said paragraph provided that the maximum compensatory earnings for the calculation of maternity (paternity) allowances could not exceed the sum of the 3.2-fold amount of insured income, approved by the Government for the given year and valid in the month of the acquisition of the right to a maternity (paternity) allowance...

One of the actions of Seimas member Mindaugas Bastys specified in the conclusion of the Special Investigation Commission is in conflict with the Constitution

22-12-2017

In its conclusion given today, the Constitutional Court has held that one of the actions of Seimas member Mindaugas Bastys is in conflict with the Constitution insofar as, in providing answers to the Questionnaire for persons who are candidates to obtain authorisation to handle or access classified information, specifically in replying to the question “Do you know (did you know) any persons who are working (worked) in the intelligence or security services or related institutions of other states? If so, provide information in this regard” in Item 55 of this questionnaire, Mindaugas Bastys concealed his relationships with former KGB official Piotr Voyeyko;...

The actions of Seimas member Kęstutis Pūkas specified in the conclusion of the Special Investigation Commission are in conflict with the Constitution

19-12-2017

In its conclusion presented today, the Constitutional Court has held that the actions of Seimas member Kęstutis Pūkas specified in the conclusion of the Special Investigation Commission for Impeachment against Seimas Member Kęstutis Pūkas, which were performed with regard to the persons holding the positions of the secretaries assistants of the same member of the Seimas and the persons applying for these positions, are in conflict with the Constitution. By these actions, Seimas member Kęstutis Pūkas has grossly violated the Constitution and breached the oath.

The provision of the Law on the President according to which the spouse of the President of the Republic has the right to be provided with housing under a loan-for-use agreement declared unconstitutional

15-12-2017

By its ruling passed today, the Constitutional Court has recognised that Paragraph 4 of Article 23 of the Law on the President, which establishes the right of the spouse of the President of the Republic who is in office or upon the expiry of his/her office and where the President of the Republic dies, if he/she so desires, to be provided with housing (residential premises) under a loan-for-use agreement in accordance with the procedure established by the Government, is in conflict with Paragraph 2 of Article 29 and Article 90 of the Constitution, as well as the constitutional principle of a state under the rule of law.

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BBCJ Statement on Condemning and Persecuting Aggression and Violation of Human Rights in the Occupied Territories of the BBCJ Countries

13-04-2018

At the working meeting for the 3rd Congress of the Association of Constitutional Justice of the Countries of the Baltic and Black Sea Regions and General Assembly held in Tbilisi (Georgia), the Presidents of the Constitutional Courts of Georgia, Lithuania, Moldova, and Ukraine signed the Statement condemning aggression and stressing the necessity to prosecute the persons responsible for it.

BBCJ condemns aggression and stresses the necessity to prosecute the persons responsible for it

04-04-2018

At the working meeting for the 3rd Congress of the Association of Constitutional Justice of the Countries of the Baltic and Black Sea Regions (hereinafter referred to as the BBCJ) and General Assembly held in Tbilisi (Georgia), the Presidents of the Constitutional Courts of Georgia, Lithuania, Moldova, and Ukraine signed the Statement condemning aggression and stressing the necessity to prosecute the persons responsible for it.

The Chairman of the Constitutional Court of Ukraine: “The most important thing is to ensure the independence of the Court and restore citizens’ confidence”

26-03-2018

The Constitutional Court has been visited by Chairman of the Constitutional Court of Ukraine Stanislav Shevchuk. In a meeting with President of the Constitutional Court Dainius Žalimas and the justices, he thanked his colleagues from Lithuania for Lithuania’s assistance in improving the work of the court headed by him and for congratulating him as the Chairman of the Constitutional Court of Ukraine. Stanislav Shevchuk stressed that the situation in his court is complicated; therefore, it was not easy for him to decide on the position of the chairman.

Dainius Žalimas: “I welcome the resolve of Ukraine to prosecute the persons responsible for aggression”

13-03-2018

The chairman and 18 judges of the Constitutional Court of the Russian Federation have been held criminally liable for their involvement in committing aggression against Ukraine – the annexation of Crimea. Today is the first of the two dates on which they are summoned for questioning at the Main Military Prosecutor’s Office of Ukraine.

The Constitutional Court has issued the annual report

12-03-2018

The Constitutional Court, continuing its tradition of introducing the public to its activities carried out in the previous year, has issued the annual report for 2017. President of the Constitutional Court Dainius Žalimas summed up in the report not only the most important constitutional problems resolved last year, but also the work done in the fields of international cooperation and public communication.

 

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