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Court News

The limitation established in the Law on Electricity on extending the time limit of the validity of an authorisation to develop the capacity of electricity generation from renewable energy sources declared unconstitutional

21-12-2018

The provisions of the Law on Sickness and Maternity Social Insurance under which sportswomen have no right to a maternity benefit declared unconstitutional

19-12-2018

The provision of the Code of Civil Procedure providing for no distribution of litigation costs arising from application to the Constitutional Court, the administrative court, or the Court of Justice of the European Union ruled unconstitutional

14-12-2018

The provision of the Law on State-Guaranteed Legal Aid limiting access to secondary legal aid in criminal proceedings declared unconstitutional

11-10-2018

The Seimas resolution on the reorganisation of Lithuanian Sports University declared unconstitutional

29-06-2018

The provisions of the Law Amending the Law on Science and Studies that are related to the evaluation of study fields and their provisional accreditation declared unconstitutional

19-06-2018

The provisions of the Law on State Service and those of the Law on National Conscription that establish preference for applicants who have fulfilled their military obligation to enter state service declared unconstitutional

06-06-2018

The provision of the Law on Fisheries that obliged the Ministry of Agriculture to establish criteria for granting the right to a fishing quota was in conflict with the Constitution

24-05-2018

By its ruling passed today, the Constitutional Court has recognised that Paragraph 4 of Article 142 of the Law on Fisheries, insofar as this paragraph commissioned the Ministry of Agriculture to establish criteria for granting economic operators the right to a fishing quota for commercial fishing in a certain inland water body, was in conflict with the Constitution.

The legal regulation laid down in the Regulations of the Register of Legal Persons, according to which an owner can deregister from his/her premises only the domicile of a legal person in liquidation or in bankruptcy, declared unconstitutional

04-05-2018

By its ruling passed today, the Constitutional Court has recognised that Item 195 (as amended on 9 December 2015 and 11 October 2017) of the Regulations of the Register of Legal Persons (hereinafter referred to as the Regulations), as approved by the government resolution (No 1407) of 12 November 2003, is in conflict with Paragraphs 1 and 2 of Article 23 of the Constitution and the constitutional principle of a state under the rule of law, insofar as the said item provides that the owner of premises on which the domicile of a legal person, the domicile of its branch,...

The possibility, entrenched in the Law on the Government, of appointing an interim director of a theatre or a concert establishment is not in conflict with the Constitution and laws

27-04-2018

By its ruling adopted today, the Constitutional Court has recognised that Item 35 of the Description of the Procedure of Competitions for the Positions of the Heads of National, State, and Municipal Theatres and Concert Establishments (hereinafter referred to as the Description) is not in conflict with the Constitution, Item 7 of Paragraph 2 of Article 3 of the Law on the Fundamentals of Lawmaking, Paragraph 2 of Article 2, Article 3, and Item 2 of Article 22 of the Law on the Government, as well as Paragraph 1 of Article 11 of the Law on Professional Performing Arts.