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On accepting a petition of the petitioner

 

THE CONSTITUTIONAL COURT OF THE REPUBLIC OF LITHUANIA

DECISION

ON ACCEPTING THE PETITION OF A PETITIONER

 

13 August 2007

Vilnius

 

The Constitutional Court of the Republic of Lithuania, composed of the Justices of the Constitutional Court: Armanas Abramavičius, Toma Birmontienė, Egidijus Kūris, Kęstutis Lapinskas, Zenonas Namavičius, Ramutė Ruškytė, Vytautas Sinkevičius, Stasys Stačiokas, and Romualdas Kęstutis Urbaitis

The court reporter—Daiva Pitrėnaitė

The Constitutional Court of the Republic of Lithuania, in its procedural sitting, considered the petition (No. 1B-32) of the Vilnius Regional Court requesting an investigation into whether Articles 4 and 165 of the Code of Civil Procedure of the Republic of Lithuania (wording of 28 February 2002) are not in conflict with Paragraph 1 of Article 29 and Article 109 of the Constitution of the Republic of Lithuania.

The Constitutional Court

has established:

The Vilnius Regional Court of Lithuania, the petitioner, considered a civil case. By its ruling, the said court suspended the consideration of the case and applied to the Constitutional Court with a petition requesting an investigation into whether Articles 4 and 165 of the Code of Civil Procedure (wording of 28 February 2002) are not in conflict with Paragraph 1 of Article 29 and Article 109 of the Constitution.

The Constitutional Court

holds that:

The petition of the Vilnius Regional Court, the petitioner, virtually meets the requirements established in the Law on the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Lithuania.

Conforming to Paragraph 1 of Article 102 of the Constitution of the Republic of Lithuania, Paragraph 1 of Article 28 and Article 67 of the Law on the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Lithuania, the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Lithuania adopts the following

decision:

To accept the petition of the Vilnius Regional Court of Lithuania, the petitioner, requesting an investigation into whether Articles 4 and 165 of the Code of Civil Procedure of the Republic of Lithuania (wording of 28 February 2002) are not in conflict with Paragraph 1 of Article 29 and Article 109 of the Constitution of the Republic of Lithuania.

Justices of the Constitutional Court:              Armanas Abramavičius

                                                                                   Toma Birmontienė

                                                                                   Egidijus Kūris

                                                                                   Kęstutis Lapinskas

                                                                                   Zenonas Namavičius

                                                                                   Ramutė Ruškytė

                                                                                   Vytautas Sinkevičius

                                                                                   Stasys Stačiokas

                                                                                   Romualdas Kęstutis Urbaitis