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On amending and supplementing the Rules of the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Lithuania

 

THE CONSTITUTIONAL COURT OF THE REPUBLIC OF LITHUANIA

DECISION

ON AMENDING AND SUPPLEMENTING THE RULES OF THE CONSTITUTIONAL COURT OF THE REPUBLIC OF LITHUANIA

25 March 2009
Vilnius

 

The Constitutional Court of the Republic of Lithuania, composed of the Justices of the Constitutional Court: Armanas Abramavičius, Toma Birmontienė, Pranas Kuconis, Kęstutis Lapinskas, Zenonas Namavičius, Ramutė Ruškytė, Egidijus Šileikis, Algirdas Taminskas, and Romualdas Kęstutis Urbaitis

The court reporter—Daiva Pitrėnaitė

The Constitutional Court of the Republic of Lithuania, at its procedural sitting, considered the issue of amending and supplementing the Rules of the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Lithuania (wording of 18 September 2007 with the amendments and supplements made by the Constitutional Court’s decision of 26 November 2008).

Pursuant to Article 3 and Paragraph 5 of Article 55 of the Law on the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Lithuania,

The Constitutional Court adopts the following

decision:

To amend and supplement the Rules of the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Lithuania which were set forth in their new wording by the Decision of the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Lithuania “On Amending the Decision of the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Lithuania ‘On Approving the Rules of the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Lithuania’ of 5 March 2004” of 18 September 2007 (Official Gazette Valstybės žinios, 2007, No. 100-4082) and which were amended and supplemented by the Decision of the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Lithuania “On Amending and Supplementing the Rules of the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Lithuania” of 26 November 2008 (Official Gazette Valstybės žinios, 2008, No. 139-5513).

1. To amend and supplement Subitem 49.7 of the Rules of the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Lithuania and to set it forth as follows:

49.7. the Division of Information and Technologies; the Library of the Constitutional Court shall be a unit thereof;”

2. To amend Item 62 of the Rules of the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Lithuania and to set it forth as follows:

62. The State servants of the library of the Constitutional Court, upon assignment of the Director of the Law Department and justices, perform search of legal and other literature according to indicated topics and provide the lists of literature relevant for constitutional justice cases.”

3. To amend Item 164 of the Rules of the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Lithuania and to set it forth as follows:

164. The reasoned dissenting opinion of the justice shall be attached to the considered case; the General Division of the Constitutional Court shall, not later than within 3 working days, inform, in writing, the parties to the case of this fact. The mass media shall also be informed of the dissenting opinion presented by the justice.”

3. To amend Item 165 of the Rules of the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Lithuania and to set it forth as follows:

165. The dissenting opinion of a justice shall be published on the Internet website of the Constitutional Court.”

4. To publish this decision of the Constitutional Court in the official gazette Valstybės žinios and on the Internet website of the Constitutional Court.

Justices of the Constitutional Court: Armanas Abramavičius
                                                                      Toma Birmontienė
                                                                      Pranas Kuconis
                                                                      Kęstutis Lapinskas
                                                                      Zenonas Namavičius
                                                                      Ramutė Ruškytė
                                                                      Egidijus Šileikis
                                                                      Algirdas Taminskas
                                                                      Romualdas Kęstutis Urbaitis