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Name: Law No. VIII-1679 of 11 May 2000 "On Ethics of Bio-medical Research" as Amended to 26 June 2014.
Country: Lithuania
Subject(s): Human rights; Medical care and sickness benefit
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2000-05-11
Entry into force:
ISN: LTU-2000-L-99554
Bibliography: Legislation On-Line Legislation On-Line Seimas of the Republic of Lithuania , Lithuania PDF in English as of 26 June 2014 PDF in English as of 26 June 2014 (consulted on 2015-07-16)
Abstract/Citation: Establishes, inter alia, basic categories, objectives and peculiarities of conducting bio-medical research, requirements for ethics of bio-medical research, vulnerable subjects and the protection of their interests, control of the conduct of bio-medical research, formation of regional bio-medical research ethics committees and remit thereof.
Implements Directive 2001/20/EC of the European Parliament of the Council of 4 April 2001 on the approximation of the laws, regulations and administrative provisions of the Member States relating to the implementation of good clinical practice in the conduct of clinical trials on medicinal products for human use (OJ 2004 special edition, Chapter 13, Volume 26, p. 299).

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