|Original name:||Svietimo įstatymas|
|Name:||Act No. I-1489 of 25 June 1991 on Education.|
|Subject(s):||Education, vocational guidance and training|
|Type of legislation:||Law, Act|
|Entry into force:|
|Published on:||Internet, Legal Information Center at the Ministry of Justice, Vilnius, Lithuania, 9 p.
|Bibliography:||Internet, Legal Information Center at the Ministry of Justice, Vilnius, Lithuania, 9 p.
Act on-line in Lithuanian [consolidated to 2010] Seimas of the Republic of Lithuania PDF (consulted on 2010-07-28)
|Abstract/Citation:||School is compulsory until the age of 16. Only children above 14 years may be admitted in vocational schools. Education in public general schools, vocational schools and colleges shall be free of charge. Rights and duties of teachers are also provided for (right to suitable working conditions, entitlement to 48 working days of holidays and to further training, and right to join "social organizations"). Available in English.|