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  1. Lithuania - General provisions - Law, Act

    Law No. XIII-946 of 21 December 2017 "To Amend Article 63 of the Labour Code". - legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2017-12-21 | Date of entry into force: 2018-10-01 | LTU-2017-L-107095

    Rephrases and supplements paragraphs 4 and 5 of Article 63 (Group redundancy) about the procedure of termination of employment contract with a group of employees and the obligations of informing Employment Service of the Ministry of Social Security and Labour.

  2. Lithuania - General provisions - Law, Act

    Law No. XIII-941 of 21 December 2017 "To Amend Articles 13, 16, 20, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 35, 37, 38, 39, 39.1, 40, 41, 42, 44, 45, 47, 48 and 49 of the Law No. XII-2470 "On Employment"". - legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2017-12-21 | Date of entry into force: 2018-10-01 | LTU-2017-L-107101

    Makes wording changes in Article 13 (Entities responsible for the making, organizing, managing, supervising and implementing the employment support policy), changes the title of Article 16, which now reads: "Employment services, other institutions and organizations", also rephrasing the content of the same article. Also makes wording changes in articles 20 (Persons to whom labour market services and employment support measures provided for in this law are applied), 22 (Unemployed persons and job seekers), 23 (Groups of unemployed persons), 24 (Grounds for suspending, restoring and revoking the status of unemployed), 25 (Persons receiving additional support in the labour market), 26 (Job vacancies and job seekers registration services), 27 (Information services), 28 (Consulting services), 29 (Employment opportunity assessment services), 31 (Services of planning individual employment activities), 32 (Registration of jobseekers and job vacancies, assessment of the situation in the labor market and forecasting its changes), 35 (Active labour market policy measures), 37 (Vocational training), 38 (Employment under an apprenticeship employment contract), 39 (Advanced training), 39.1 (Recognition of competences acquired through non-formal and informal learning), 40 (Mobility support), 41 (Supported employment), 42 (Subsidised employment), 44 (Support for job creation), 45 (Subsidised job creation), 47 (Support for self-employment), 48 (Programmes on increasing employment), 49 (Organising and controlling the implementation of the employment support measures and the provision of labour market services).

  3. Lithuania - General provisions - Law, Act

    Law No. XIII-890 of 14 December 2017 "To Amend the Title of Section I and Articles 12, 12.1, 20, 36, 37 of the Law "On Employment"". - legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2017-12-14 | Date of entry into force: 2018-02-01 | LTU-2017-L-107102

    Changes the title of Section I, which now reads: "Employment assistance and monitoring system". Also changes the title and content of Article 12, which now reads: "Labor market services and employment support measures". Supplements the law with new Article 12.1 (Employment and labor market monitoring). Also makes changes in Article 20 (Persons covered by labor market services and employment support measures provided for in this Law), Article 36 (Support for learning). Rephrases Article 37 and changes the title, which now reads: "Vocational training".

  4. Lithuania - General provisions - Law, Act

    Law No. XIII-700 of 19 October 2017 "On Strengthening Family". - legislation on-line legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2017-10-19 | Date of entry into force: 2018-03-01 | Date of gradual entry into force: 2018-09-01 | LTU-2017-L-107097

    Preamble
    Chapter I: General provisions
    Article 1. Objective of the Law
    Article 2. Definitions
    Article 3. Principles of implementation of the strengthening of the family
    Article 4. General provisions of the strengthening of the family
    Chapter II: Areas of and measures for strengthening the family
    Article 5. Areas of strengthening the family
    Article 6. Measures for strengthening the family
    Chapter III: Shaping and implementation of family policy
    Article 7. Institutions, bodies and organisations shaping and implementing family policy
    Article 8. Remit of the Seimas in the field of family policy
    Article 9. National Family Council
    Article 10. Remit of the Government in the field of family policy
    Article 11. Family Policy Commission
    Article 12. Remit of the Ministry of Social Security and Labour in the field of family policy
    Article 13. General remit of ministries and other state institutions in the field of family policy
    Article 14. Remit of municipalities in the field of family policy
    Article 15. Municipal family councils
    Chapter IV: Final provisions
    Article 16. Entry into force and implementation of the Law.

  5. Lithuania - General provisions - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Government Resolution No. 496 of 21 June 2017 "On the Implementation of the Labour Code". - legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2017-06-21 | Date of entry into force: 2017-07-01 | LTU-2017-R-107096

    Approves, inter alia, a description of the working time regime for state and municipal enterprises, institutions and organizations; a description of the procedure for calculating the average wage of an employee, civil servant and intelligence officer; a description of the conclusion, amendment and termination of the seasonal employment contract, as well as the characteristics of the hours of work and rest time and the payment of wages; a description of the procedures for organizing and conducting competitions in state and municipal enterprises, municipal and state social insurance foundations and other state-funded foundations financed by state and municipal institutions and public institutions owned by the state or municipality; seasonal work list; a list of posts for which competition; a description of the duration of special breaks during the working day (shift) and the terms of their establishment; a list of certain categories of workers entitled to extended leave and a description of the duration of these leave; a description of the duration of the additional leave, the terms and conditions for granting them and the procedure.

    Repeals, inter alia, the Government Resolution No. 154 of 7 March 1994 "On Seasonal Work"; the Government Resolution No. 160 of 3 February 2003 "To Approve the Procedure of Additional and Special Interruptions in Working Time"; the Government Resolution No. 497 of 22 April 2003 "On the Duration of the Annual Additional Leave, Terms for Granting and the Procedure for Approval"; the Government Resolution No. 650 of 27 May 2003 "To Approve the Description of the Procedure of Calculation of the Average Wage of an Employee, Public Servant and Intelligence Officer".

  6. Lithuania - General provisions - Law, Act

    Law No. XIII-414 of 6 June 2017 "To Amend Articles 2 and 6 of the Labour Code". - legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2017-06-06 | Date of entry into force: 2017-06-15 | LTU-2017-L-107098

    Rephrases Article 2 (Entry into force of this law), also paragraphs 1, 8, 10 of Article 6 (Implementation and application of the law), supplementing it with new paragraph 12, also establishes to consider paragraphs 12 and 13 respectively 13 and 14.

  7. Lithuania - General provisions - Law, Act

    Law No. XIII-413 of 6 June 2017 "To Amend Articles 21, 23, 31, 32, 38, 40, 41, 43, 48, 52, 53, 57, 63, 65, 71, 72, 73, 75, 76, 79, 112, 114, 115, 117, 120, 127, 144, 147, 168, 169, 171, 179, 181, 185, 195, 197, 204, 209, 217, 221, 237, 240, 241, 242 and 250 of the Labour Code". - legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2017-06-06 | Date of entry into force: 2017-07-01 | LTU-2017-L-107099

    Rephrases para 2, 3 of Article 21 (Parties to the contract), para 2 of Article 23 (Providing information on the status of an employment relationship), para 1 of Article 31 (Protection of property and non-property interests), para 1 of Article 32 (Concept of employment contract). Also rephrases Article 38, which now reads: "Non-nompetition agreement". Makes wording changes in articles 40 (Part-time contract), 41 (Pre-contractual relations between the parties to the employment contract), 43 (Form of employment contract), 48 (Partial work), 52 (Remote work), 53 (Reasons for termination of employment contract), 57 (Termination of employment on the employer's initiative without employee's fault), 63 (Group redundancy), 65 (Employment contract termination), 71 (Recruitment under an open-ended contract), 72 (The concept and types of temporary employment contract), 73 (Content of the temporary employment contract), 75 (Application of the principle of non-discrimination), 76 (Periods between transfer jobs), 79 (Temporary employment), 112 (Working time duration), 114 (Maximum working time requirements), 115 (Working time mode using a total working time), 117 (Peculiarities of the working time regime during night work), 120 (Calculation of working time), 127 (Right to full-time or part-time annual leave), 144 (Payment for work during rest and holidays, overtime work), 147 (Late payment of wages and other benefits related to employment relationships), 168 (Guarantees for employee representation at the employer level and protection against discrimination), 169 (Preconditions for the establishment of the work council and the electoral initiative), 171 (Election of Labor Council), 179 (Trade unions), 181 (Representation of employers in the social partnership at branch, territorial or national level), 185 (Tripartite Council of the Republic of Lithuania), 195 (Procedure for the formation and registration of collective agreements), 197 (Application of collective agreements), 204 (Concepts and principles of information and counseling), 209 (Responsibility for failure to comply with information and consultation obligations), 217 (Labor disputes over the competence of legal bodies), 221 (Composition of the Labor Dispute Commission), 237 (Intermediaries and their selection), 240 (Labor arbitration), 241 (Initiation and examination of collective labor dispute resolution proceedings in arbitration procedure), 242 (Employment arbitration decision), 250 (Legal status of strikers and guarantees thereof).

  8. Lithuania - General provisions - Law, Act

    Law No. XIII-416 of 6 June 2017 "To Amend Articles 12, 13, 20, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 29, 31, 32, 35, 36, 37, 39, 40, 41, 42, 46, 48, 56, 57, 58, 60 the Law "On Employment" and to Supplement the Law with new Article 39.1". - legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2017-06-06 | Date of entry into force: 2017-06-15 | LTU-2017-L-107103

    Repeals sub-paragraph 3 of paragraph 2 of Article 12 (Labor market services and employment support measures). Rephrases paragraph 4 of Article 13 (Entities responsible for the making, organising, managing, supervising and implementing the employment support policy). Repeals paragraph 3 of Article 20 (Persons covered by labor market services and employment support measures provided for in this Law). Makes wording changes in articles 22 (Unemployed persons and job seekers), 23 (Groups of jobseekers), 24 (Grounds for suspending, restoring and revoking the status of the unemployed), 25 (Persons receiving additional support in the labour market), 26 (Job vacancies and job seekers registration services), 29 (Employment opportunity assessment services), 31 (Services of planning individual employment activities), 32 (Registration of jobseekers and job vacancies, assessment of the situation in the labor market and forecasting its changes), 35 (Active labour market policy measures), 36 (Support for learning), 37 (Vocational training), 39 (Advanced training), 40 (Mobility support), 41 (Supported employment), 42 (Subsidised employment), 46 (Implementation of local employment initiative projects), 48 (Programmes on increasing employment), 56 (Illegal work and liability for it), 57 (Violation of foreigner‘s employment procedures and liability), 58 (Undeclared work and liability), 60 (Imposition of fines). Supplements the law with new Article 39.1 (Recognition of competences acquired through non-formal and informal learning).

  9. Lithuania - General provisions - Law, Act

    Law No. XIII-243 of 30 March 2017 "To Amend Articles 133 and 134 of the Labour Code". - legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2017-03-30 | Date of entry into force: 2018-01-01 | LTU-2017-L-107100

    Supplements Article 133 (Parental leave) with new paragraph 2. Stipulates paragraph 2 of Article 133 to be considered as paragraph 3, which deals with the period of leave and the benefit for sickness and maternity. Also rephrases paragraph 2 of Article 134 (Leave for child care).

  10. Lithuania - General provisions - Law, Act

    The Law No. XII-2470 of 21 June 2016 "To Establish and Implement the Labour Code", as amended to 14 September 2016. - legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2016-06-21 | Date of entry into force: 2017-01-01 | Date of gradual entry into force: 2018-07-01 | Date of gradual entry into force: 2016-12-20 | LTU-2016-L-104719

    Establishes a new Labour Code which applies to the labour relations arising after the entry into force of this law except for the cases described in paragraphs 6-11 of article 6 of this law.
    Repeals the previous Labour Code No. IX-926 with all its amendments and supplements; also the Law No. IX-2500 "On Labor Sites"; the Law No. XI-1379 "On the Recruitment of Temporary Employment Companies"; the Law No.X-199 "On Guarantees for Staff"; the Law No. I-1214 "On Determination of Late Payment of Benefits Related to Employment Relationships".
    The new Labour Code includes:
    Part I: General provisions
    Part II: Individual relationships
    Part III: Collective labor relations
    Part IV: Labor disputes.
    Implements,inter alia, the following legislation of the European Union:
    1. Council Directive 91/383 / EEC of 25 June 1991 introducing additional measures to encourage improvements in the occupational safety and health of workers with fixed or temporary employment (OJ 2004 Special Edition, Chapter 5, Volume 1, p. 418), as last amended by 2007 M June 20 Directive 2007/30 / EC of the European Parliament and of the Council (OJ 2007 L 165, p. 21).
    2. Council Directive 91/533 / EEC of 14 October 1991 on the obligation of the employer to inform employees of the applicable contract or employment relationship (OJ 2004 Special Edition, Chapter 5, Volume 2, p. 3).
    3. European Parliament and Council Directive 96/71 / EC of 16 December 1996 on the posting of workers in the framework of the provision of services (OJ 2004 Special Edition, Chapter 5, Volume 2, p. 431).
    4. Council Directive 97/81 / EC of 15 December 1997 on the framework agreement on part-time work, concluded by UNICE, CEEP and ETUC, Industrial and Employers' Confederations (OJ Special Edition 2004, Vol. 5, Vol. 3, p. 267).
    5. Council Directive 98/59 / EC of 20 July 1998 on the approximation of the laws of the Member States relating to collective redundancies (OJ 2004 Special Edition, Chapter 5, Volume 3, p. 327).
    6. Council Directive 1999/70 / EC of 27 June 1999 concerning the framework agreement on fixed-term work concluded by ETUC, UNICE, CEEP and the European Central Bank Edition, Chapter 5, Vol. 3, p. 368).
    7. Council Directive 2000/43 / EC of 29 June 2000 implementing the principle of equal treatment between persons irrespective of racial or ethnic origin (OJ 2004 Special Edition, Chapter 20, Volume 1, p.23).
    8. Council Directive 2000/78 / EC of 27 November 2000 establishing a general framework for equal treatment in employment and occupation (OJ 2004 Special Edition, Chapter 5, Volume 4, p. 79).
    9. Council Directive 2001/23 / EC of 12 March 2001 on the approximation of the laws of the Member States relating to the safeguarding of employees' rights in case of transfers of undertakings, businesses or parts of undertakings or businesses (OJ 2004 Special Edition, Chapter 5, Volume 4, p. 98).
    10. European Parliament and Council Directive 2002/14 / EC of 11 March 2002 establishing a general framework for informing and consulting employees in the European Community (OJ 2004 Special Edition, Chapter 5, Volume 4, p. 219).
    11. European Parliament and Council Directive 2003/88 / EC of 4 November 2003 on certain aspects of the organization of working time (OJ 2004 Special Edition, Chapter 5, Volume 4, p. 381).
    12. European Parliament and Council Directive 2006/54 / EC of 5 July 2006 on the implementation of the principle of equal opportunities and equal treatment of men and women in matters of employment and occupation (recast) (OJ 2006 L 204, p. 23).
    13. European Parliament and Council Directive 2008/94 / EC of 22 October 2008 on the protection of employees in case of the insolvency of their employer (Codified version) (OJ 2008 L 283, p. 36).
    14. European Parliament and Council Directive 2008/104 / EC of 19 November 2008 on temporary agency work (OJ 2008 L 327, p. 9).


  11. Lithuania - General provisions - Law, Act

    Law No XII-2470 of 21 June 2016 "On Employment". - legislation on-line legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2016-06-21 | Date of entry into force: 2017-01-01 | LTU-2016-L-104722

    Chapter I: General provisions
    Chapter II: Employment forms and system thereof
    Chapter III: Support for employment
    Chapter IV: Illegal work, undeclared work, undeclared self-employment and violations of foreigners’ employment procedures
    Chapter V: Liability and settlement of disputes over the implementation of employment support measures and the provision of labour market services
    Chapter VI: Final provisions.
    Repeals the previous Law on Employment; also Law No. X-694 "On Support for Employment".
    Implements the following legal acts of the European Union:
    1. Directive 2006/123/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 12 December 2006 on services in the internal market (OJ 2006 L 376, p. 36).
    2. Council Directive 2009/50/EC of 25 May 2009 on the conditions of entry and residence of third-country nationals for the purposes of highly qualified employment (OJ 2009 L 155, p. 17).
    3. Directive 2009/52/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 18 June 2009 providing for minimum sanctions and measures against employers of illegally staying third-country nationals (OJ 2009 L 168, p. 24).
    4. Directive 2011/98/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 13 December 2011 on a single application procedure for a single permit for third-country nationals to reside and work in the territory of a Member State and on a common set of rights for third-country workers legally residing in a Member State (OJ 2011 L 343, p. 1).
    5. Directive 2014/36/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 26 February 2014 on the conditions of entry and stay of third-country nationals for the purpose of employment as seasonal workers (OJ 2014 L 94, p. 375).
    6. Directive 2014/54/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 16 April 2014 on measures facilitating the exercise of rights conferred on workers in the context of freedom of movement for workers (OJ 2014 L 128, p. 8).

  12. Lithuania - General provisions - Law, Act

    Law No. XII-2362 of 19 May 2016 to Amend the Law No. I-446 of 26 April 1994 "On Land". - legislation on-line legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2016-05-19 | Date of entry into force: 2016-06-03 | LTU-2016-L-104728

    Rephrases paragraph 8 of article 23 (Land easements) which deals with the right of land owner or trustee of the state-owned land to apply for reimbursement for the losses incurred due to an easement. Namely regulates the procedure of applying for reimbursement and the reimbursement itself, establishing that the amount of the incurred losses and the time limit for reimbursement thereof shall be settled by agreement between the owners of the dominant and servient objects or the trustees of the state-owned land.

  13. Lithuania - General provisions - Law, Act

    Law No.VIII-1679 of 17 September 2015 "On Ethics of Biomedical Research". - Legislation On-Line

    Adoption: 2015-09-17 | Date of entry into force: 2016-01-01 | -2015-L-102253

    Sets general provisions, including the purpose of the law, definitions of main concepts and terms (Chapter I); ethical requirements for biomedical research, including, inter alia, vulnerable subjects and protection of their interests, person's consent to participate in research, confidentiality of health information (Chapter II); terms of bio banking activity, including, inter alia, bio banking activity definition, processing of human biological samples and health information, notification of human biological samples and/or health information and of information which is important for a person's health (Chapter III); supervision of conduct of biomedical research, specifying, inter alia, the institutions authorizing the conduct of biomedical research, biomedical research committees (Chapter IV); final provisions establishing the liability for infringements of ethical requirements for biomedical research.

    Implements the Directive 2001/20/EC of the European Parliament and 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).

  14. Lithuania - General provisions - Law, Act

    Law No.XII-1927 of 30 June 2015 "On Reimbursement of Part of Remuneration/Salary Disproportionately Reduced as a Consequence of the Economic Crisis to Persons Paid from State or Municipal Budget". - Legislation On-Line

    Adoption: 2015-06-30 | Date of entry into force: 2015-09-01 | LTU-2015-L-102254

    This law seeks to reimburse the losses of remuneration/salary disproportionately reduced as a result of the economic crisis incurred by persons who are paid for their work from the state or municipal budget, which would not have been incurred, had the uniform and proportionate reduction of remuneration/salary at the aforementioned scale been ensured.
    Article 1 sets the scope of the law; Article 2 introduces the procedure for calculating and paying reimbursement of the losses of remuneration/salary; Article 3 sets the source of financing of repayable sums.

  15. Lithuania - General provisions - Law, Act

    Law No.XII-1712 of 14 May 2015 to Amend Article 281 of the Labour Code. - Legislation On-Line

    Adoption: 2015-05-14 | Date of entry into force: 2016-04-01 | LTU-2015-L-102241

    Rephrases paragraph 3 of article 281 (on notification about events at work which can cause health hazards and occupational diseases) which states the official bodies which must be notified about an occupational disease.

  16. Lithuania - General provisions - Law, Act

    Law No. XII-1616 of 16 April 2015 to Amend Articles 98 and 981 of the Labour Code. - Legislation On-Line

    Adoption: 2015-04-16 | Date of entry into force: 2015-04-22 | LTU-2015-L-102242

    Makes wording changes in paragraph 1 of para 4 of article 98 (Illegal work), also in paragraphs 2, 5 of article 981 (Employer's obligations in regard to third-country nationals).

  17. Lithuania - General provisions - Law, Act

    Law No. XII-1572 of 26 March 2015 to Amend Article 169 of the Labour Code. - Legislation On-Line

    Adoption: 2015-03-26 | Date of entry into force: 2015-04-14 | LTU-2015-L-102243

    Rephrases paragraph 6 of article 169 (Annual leave regulations) regarding the first year of annual leave for school teachers.

  18. Lithuania - General provisions - Law, Act

    Law No. XII-1435 of 16 December 2014 to Amend Articles 75(1), 98, 268, 287, 288, 293 and to Repeal Article 301 of the Labour Code. - Legislation On-Line

    Adoption: 2014-12-16 | Date of entry into force: 2015-01-01 | LTU-2014-L-99533

    Introduces wording changes to para 2 of article 75(1) (Resolution of collective labour disputes through mediation), para 3 of article 98 (Illegal work), article 268 on the testing of qualification of employers, para 2 of article 287 on the clerk of the Labour Dispute Commission, para 3 of article 288 on the formation of the Labour Dispute Commission, para 7 of article 293 on the appealing against the decision of the Labour Disputes Commission. Repeals article 301.
    Para 2 of this law enters into force on 24 December 2014.

  19. Lithuania - General provisions - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Resolution of the Seimas No XII-1464 of 16 December 2014 on Criminal Liability for the Purchase of Sexual Services. - Legislation On-Line

    Adoption: 2014-12-16 | Date of entry into force: 2014-12-19 | LTU-2014-R-99549

    The Seimas of the Republic of Lithuania, having regard, inter alia, to articles 18, 19, 20 and 21 of the Constitution of the Republic of Lithuania; articles 4 and 5 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights; the United Nations Convention for the Suppression of the Traffic in Persons and of the Exploitation of the Prostitution of Others; the Protocol to Prevent, Suppress and Punish Trafficking in Persons, Especially Women and Children, supplementing the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime; the Council of Europe Convention on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings; Articles 2 and 13 of the Treaty on European Union; European Parliament resolution of 2014 on sexual exploitation and prostitution and its impact on gender equality;
    also having regard to the fact that the use of prostitution services is related to sexual objectification of a person, as well as his stigmatisation and traumatisation;
    being aware, inter alia, that the states, which support the purchase of sexual services, prostitution and trafficking in human beings, encounter the violation of human rights and the increase in crime;
    proposes to the Government:
    1) to submit to the Seimas for ratification the United Nations Convention for the Suppression of the Traffic in Persons and of the Exploitation of the Prostitution of Others;
    2) to submit amendments to the Criminal Code criminalizing the purchase of services of prostitution, pornography or other forms of sexual exploitation;
    3) to submit amendments to Article 1821 of the Code of Administrative Offences regarding the abolishing of administrative liability for engagement in prostitution;
    4) to create an interdepartmental working group to prepare a program for re-socialization, rehabilitation and reintegration of sex workers.

  20. Lithuania - General provisions - Law, Act

    Law No. XII-1019 of 10 July 2014 to Amend Articles 150, 181, 210 of the Labour Code. - Legislation On-Line

    Adoption: 2014-07-10 | Date of entry into force: 2015-01-01 | LTU-2014-L-99534

    Rephrases para 3 of article 150 (Limitation of overtime work), article 181 (Educational leave), para 1 of article 210 (Terms of payment for educational leave).

  21. Lithuania - General provisions - Law, Act

    Law No. XII-919 of 5 June 2014 to Amend Articles 24, 99, 147, 175, 202, 212 and 256 of the Labour Code. - Legislation On-Line

    Adoption: 2014-06-05 | Date of entry into force: 2014-06-12 | LTU-2014-L-99532

    Rephrases paragraph 4 of article 24 (Representatives of employers), paragraphs 2, 3 of article 99 (Conclusion of an employment contract), paragraphs 3, 6 of article 147 (Working time regime), article 175 which now reads: "Granting of Unused Annual Leave when Dismissing from Work", article 202 which now reads: "Payment statements", paragraph 2 of article 212 (Remuneration after transfer of the employee to another job for health reasons), paragraph 1 of article 256 (Contract of full liability).
    Article 3 enters into force on 1 July 2014; article 4 enters into force on 1 December 2015.

  22. Lithuania - General provisions - Law, Act

    Law No. XII-902 of 15 May 2014 to Amend Articles 71, 74, 75, 76, 77, 78, 80, 81, 10(1) of the Labour Code. - Legislation On-Line

    Adoption: 2014-05-15 | Date of entry into force: 2014-07-01 | LTU-2014-L-99519

    Rephrases paragraph 1 of article 10(1) (on interpretation of employment contracts, collective agreements in appliance with the regulation of labour relations), article 71 (on labor disputes dealing with official bodies), the wording of paragraph 2 of article 74 (on the decision of the Conciliation Commission), the title and the wording of article 75 which now reads: "The arbitration", article 76 which now reads: "Strike", paragraph 5 of article 77 (Declaration of a strike), paragraphs 13, of article 78 (Restrictions of strikes), paragraph 3 of article 80 (Replacement), paragraph 4 of article 81 (Lawfulness of a strike).
    Paragraph 2 enters into force on 29 May 2014.

  23. Lithuania - General provisions - Law, Act

    Law No. XII-849 of 24 April 2014 to Amend Article 180 of the Labour Code. - Legislation On-Line

    Adoption: 2014-04-24 | Date of entry into force: 2014-06-01 | LTU-2014-L-99535

    Rephrases and extends paras 2 and 3 of article 180 (Parental leave until the child reaches 3 years of age) regarding the possibility of granting leave to adoptive mother or father within one month from court decision on child adoption, also the requirements for return to work before the end of the leave.

  24. Lithuania - General provisions - Law, Act

    Law No. XII-828 of 17 April 2014 "On the Euro Adoption in the Republic of Lithuania". - Legislation On-Line

    Adoption: 2014-04-17 | Date of entry into force: 2014-07-23 | LTU-2014-L-99555

    Establishes, inter alia, the main concepts, categories, the euro adoption process, the legal grounds and principles of exchange of the national currency- litas- to the euro, provision with banknotes and coins, their distribution, destruction and exchange; also defines the wage rates in euro and litas, payment and conversion of social benefits, references to the litas and other related amounts in legal instruments, display of prices and other amounts in euro and in litas; deals with the adaptation of accounting, tax payment and declarations to the euro adoption, use of litas and euro after the adoption of euro.
    Also, by this law, the Seimas proposes to the Government of Lithuania, inter alia, to prepare and submit to the Seimas drafts of laws and other legal acts related to the implementation of this Law, develop and submit draft legal acts which establish the amounts related to wages of politicians, judges, state officials and civil servants, pensions, social benefits set in litas.
    Article 32 enters into force on the date when the European Council makes a decision to abrogate the derogation of the Republic of Lithuania under Article 140(2) of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union.

  25. Lithuania - General provisions - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Resolution No. XII-816 of 10 April 2014 on Holding of a Referendum on the Amendment of Articles 9, 47 and 147 of the Constitution. - Legislation On-Line

    Adoption: 2014-04-10 | Date of entry into force: 2014-04-10 | LTU-2014-R-99557

    In accordance with Article 9 and point 3 of Article 67 of the Constitution and Articles 4, 9, 14 and 15 of the Law "On Referendum", the Seimas resolves:
    to hold a mandatory referendum on the amendment of Articles 9, 47 and 147 of the Constitution of the Republic of Lithuania; to establish that the referendum will be held on 29 June 2014;
    to present for the referendum the draft of the Law amending articles 9 (paras 1, 3), 47 and 147 (para 1) of the Constitution.
    Also establishes, that the Seimas within two months from the adoption of this Law at the referendum, lay down by a constitutional law the procedure for and conditions of the implementation of Article 47 of the Constitution.
    Article 2 of this Law shall enter into force two months after the adoption of this Law at the referendum.

  26. Lithuania - General provisions - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Resolution No. 79 of 22 January 2014 "On the Approval of the Lithuanian Migration Policy Guidelines". - Legislation On-Line

    Adoption: 2014-01-22 | Date of entry into force: 2014-01-31 | LTU-2014-R-99559

    In accordance with the Resolution No 228 of the Government of 13 March 2013 "On Approval of Priority Measures for Implementation of the Government Programme for 2012-2016", approves the Lithuanian Migration Policy Guidelines, which includes, inter alia, the following: conditions for migration policy making and implementation, objectives, principles and major areas of migration policy, monitoring the implementation thereof, with an attached list of evaluation criteria for monitoring.

  27. Lithuania - General provisions - Law, Act

    Law No. XII-391 of 6 June 2013 to amend the Labour Code. - Legal Acts of Lithuania

    Adoption: 2013-06-06 | Date of entry into force: 2013-08-20 | LTU-2013-L-94760

    Introduces minor wording changes to Labour Code, namely articles 266 (Suspension of Works), 269 (Participation of Employees in Implementing Occupational Safety and Health Measures), 275 (Rights of Employees).

  28. Lithuania - General provisions - Law, Act

    Law No. XI-2000 of 10 May 2012 on Personal Bankruptcy. - Legal Acts of Lithuania Legal Acts of Lithuania Legal Acts of Lithuania

    Adoption: 2012-05-10 | Date of entry into force: 2013-03-01 | Date of gradual entry into force: 2013-02-28 | LTU-2012-L-94758

    Aims, inter alia, to create conditions for the restoration of solvency of a natural person, farmer or another natural person pursuing individual activity in order to ensure a fair balance between the interests of a debtor and his creditors.

  29. Lithuania - General provisions - Law, Act

    Law No. XI-1425 of 26 May 2011 on Protection against Domestic Violence. - Legal Acts of Lithuania Legal Acts of Lithuania

    Adoption: 2011-05-26 | Date of entry into force: 2011-12-15 | LTU-2011-L-90158

    The aim of the Law is to protect persons against domestic violence and to establish provisions for prompt intervention in case of threats of domestic violence as well as prevention measures,and providing appropriate assistance to victims of domestic violence.

  30. Lithuania - General provisions - Law, Act

    Law No. XI-1380 of 19 May 2011 to Amend the Labour Code. - Legal Acts of Lithuania

    Adoption: 2011-05-19 | Date of entry into force: 2011-12-01 | LTU-2011-L-90161

    Amends the title of article 88 on placement services and temporary employment agency and supplement with it with para 3. Also amends para 1 of article 108 on on type of employment contracts. Gives new reading to article 113 "Short-Term Employment Contracts"; changes the wording of para 1 of article 132 on guarantees to pregnant women and employees raising children.

  31. Lithuania - General provisions - Law, Act

    Law No. XI-1332 of 19 April 2011 to Amend the Labour Code - Legal Acts of Lithuania

    Adoption: 2011-04-19 | Date of entry into force: 2011-06-01 | LTU-2011-L-90160

    Amends article 101 on competitive procedure of recruitment and appointments, para 3 of article 146 on part-time employment and promotions; gives a new wording to article 214 on additional privileges to persons raising children.

  32. Lithuania - General provisions - Law, Act

    Law No. XI-1315 of 12 April 2011 to Amend the Labour Code. - Legal Acts of Lithuania

    Adoption: 2011-04-12 | Date of entry into force: 2011-04-28 | LTU-2011-L-90159

    Introduces minor changes in the wording of article 2.1(4) on principles of legal regulation of labour relations. This relationship is subject to a number of principles. The following words in capitals have been inserted into article 2.1(4)
    "equality of subjects of labour law irrespective of their gender, sexual orientation, race, nationality, language, origin, citizenship and social status, religion, INTENTION TO HAVE A CHILD (CHILDREN), marital and family status, age, beliefs or views, membership in political parties and public organisations, factors that are not related to the employee's professional qualities".

  33. Lithuania - General provisions - Law, Act

    Law No. XI-1196 of 2010 on Citizenship. (LIETUVOS RESPUBLIKOS PILIETYBĖS ĮSTATYMAS 2010 m. gruod'io 2 d. Nr. XI-1196) - Legal Acts of Lithuania Legal Acts of Lithuania Legal Acts of Lithuania

    Adoption: 2010-12-02 | Date of entry into force: 2011-04-01 | LTU-2010-L-87071

    Chapter I: General Provisions
    Chapter II: Citizens of the Republic of Lithuania
    Chapter III: Acquisition of Citizenship of the Republic of Lithuania
    Chapter IV: Loss of Citizenship of the Republic of Lithuania
    Chapter V: Citizenship of Children Under 18 Years of Age Upon the Change of the Citizenship of Their Parents
    Chapter VI: Consideration and Decision of Issues Concerning Citizenship of the Republic of Lithuania
    Chapter VII: Applications Relating to Citizenship of the Republic of Lithuania
    Chapter VIII: Final Provisions

  34. Lithuania - General provisions - Law, Act

    Law No. XI-927 of 22 June 2010 to amend and supplement the Labour Code. (DARBO KODEKSO 76, 77, 80, 107, 108, 109, 115, 127, 147, 149, 150, 151, 202, 293, 294 STRAIPSNIŲ PAKEITIMO IR PAPILDYMO BEI KODEKSO PAPILDYMO 1231 STRAIPSNIU, ĮSTATYMAS, 2010 m. birelio 22 d. Nr. XI-927) - Legal Acts of Lithuania

    Adoption: 2010-06-22 | Date of entry into force: 2010-80 | LTU-2010-L-87432

    Amends and supplements articles 76, 77, 80, 107, 108, 109, 115, 127, 147, 149, 150, 151, 202, 293 and 294 of the Labour Code.

  35. Lithuania - General provisions - Law, Act

    Law No. XI-880 of 4 June 2010 to Amend the Labour Code (DARBO KODEKSO 91 STRAIPSNIO PAKEITIMO ĮSTATYMAS, 2010 m. birzelio 4 d. Nr. XI-880) - Legal Acts of Lithuania

    Adoption: 2010-06-04 | Date of entry into force: 2010-07-01 | LTU-2010-L-87431

    Amends article 91 giving a new version of the definition of the unemployed.

  36. Lithuania - General provisions - Law, Act

    Law No. XI-1203 of 12 February 2010 to amend the Labour Code. (DARBO KODEKSO 124 STRAIPSNIO PAPILDYMO IR PAKEITIMO, ĮSTATYMAS, 2010 m. gruod¿io 2 d. Nr. XI-1203) - Legal Acts of Lithuania

    Adoption: 2010-02-12 | Date of entry into force: 2010-03-01 | LTU-2010-L-87433

    Amends article 124 defining the grounds for the expiry of an employment contract.

  37. Lithuania - General provisions - Law, Act

    Law No XI-404 of 23 July 2009 to amend and supplement articles 109, 127, 129, 130, 141, 152, 188, 203, 206, 256 of the Labour Code. (Darbo kodekso 109, 127, 129, 130, 141, 152, 188, 203, 206, 256 straipsnių papildymo ir pakeitimo ĮSTATYMAS) - Legal Acts

    Adoption: 2009-07-23 | Date of entry into force: 2009-07-23 | Date of partial end of application: 2010-12-31 | LTU-2009-L-84072

    Sets up, inter alia, more favourable terms and conditions of entering and terminating of employment contracts. Regulates issues of termination of the employment contract on the initiative of the employer notably facilitating some requirements for its termination (severance payments, certain categories of workers whose employment contract can be terminated only in specific cases, provisions regarding the settlement with the employee in case of dismissal).

  38. Lithuania - General provisions - Law, Act

    Law No. XI-394 of 22 July 2009 to amend and supplement article 98 of the Labour Code. (Darbo kodekso 98 straipsnio pakeitimo ĮSTATYMAS) - Parliament's website

    Adoption: 2009-07-22 | Date of entry into force: 2009-08-01 | LTU-2009-L-84074

    Introduces minor changes in the wording of article 98 regulating issues of illegal employment.

  39. Lithuania - General provisions - Law, Act

    Law No. XI-335 of 14 July 2009 to amend and supplement article 179 of the Labour Code. - Legal Acts

    Adoption: 2009-07-14 | Date of entry into force: 2009-07-23 | LTU-2009-L-84073

    Supplements article 179 of the Labour Code reinforcing employee’s right to have at least the same terms and conditions of the employment contract upon his or her return from holidays.

  40. Lithuania - General provisions - Law, Act

    Law No. XI-306 of 18 June 2009 to amend and supplement articles 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, 11, 14, 15, 17, 20, 21, 23 and 24 of the previous Law on Unemployment Social Insurance. (Nedarbo socialinio draudimo įstatymo 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, 11, 14, 15, 17, 20, 21, 23, 24 straipsnių pakeitimo ir papildymo bei 19 straipsnio pripazinimo netekusiu galios ĮSTATYMAS) - Parliament's website

    Adoption: 2009-06-18 | Date of entry into force: 2009-08-01 | LTU-2009-L-84091

    Introduces minor changes in the main definitions of the law, amends, inter alia, Chapter 2 of the law regulating issues of unemployment insurance benefits.

  41. Lithuania - General provisions - Law, Act

    Law No. XI-292 of 16 June 2009 to amend and supplement article 46 of the Labour Code. (Darbo kodekso 46 straipsnio pakeitimo ĮSTATYMAS) - Parliament's website

    Adoption: 2009-06-16 | Date of entry into force: 2009-08-01 | LTU-2009-L-84071

    Introduces minor changes in the wording of the article 46 regarding the constitution of tripartite commissions.

  42. Lithuania - General provisions - Law, Act

    Law No XI-86 of 19 December 2008 to amend article 162 the Labour Code.

    Adoption: 2008-12-19 | Date of entry into force: 2008-12-19 | LTU-2008-L-81162

    Regulates the rest days coinciding with public holidays. Provides for transfer of these days to the nearest work day. In certain cases the transfer can be regulated by a collective agreement.

  43. Lithuania - General provisions - Law, Act

    Law No. X-1709 of 15 July 2008 amending Law No. IX-1078 of 17 September 2002 on Citizenship. - Legal Acts of Lithuania

    Adoption: 2008-07-15 | Date of entry into force: 2008-07-15 | Date of end of application: 2010-01-01 | LTU-2008-L-81164

    The Law specifies the grounds for the acquisition of citizenship taking into account the decision of the previous Constitutional Court's decision of 13 November 2006 recognizing certain parts of the articles of the law as contradictory to the Constitution.

  44. Lithuania - General provisions - Law, Act

    Act No. X-1534 of 13 May 2008 to amend articles 22, 24, 43, 47, 52, 58, 67, 68, 69, 70, 71, 72, 73, 76, 77, 78, 79, 80, 83, 84, 85, 130, 193, 194 of the Labour Code of the Republic of Lithuania and to supplement it with articles 751, 1301.

    Adoption: 2008-05-13 | Date of entry into force: 2008-07-01 | LTU-2008-L-79268

    Amends, inter alia, employers' representation within social partnerships, social partnerships' types, collective bargaining and agreement related issues, resolution of labour disputes, regulates issues related to collective labour dispute, strikes and supplementary working hours.

  45. Lithuania - General provisions - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ordinance No. X-1538 of 13 May 2008 to amend article 162 of Labour Code.

    Adoption: 2008-05-13 | Date of entry into force: 2009-01-01 | LTU-2008-R-79276

    Modifies and regulates the number of holidays in 2009.

  46. Lithuania - General provisions - Law, Act

    Law No. IX- 2428 of 23 August 2004 on Finding of and Control over Funding of Political Parties and Political Campaigns. (POLITINIŲ PARTIJŲ IR POLITINIŲ KAMPANIJŲ FINANSAVIMO BEI FINANSAVIMO KONTROLĖS, ĮSTATYMAS, 2004 m. rugpjūčio 23 d. Nr. IX-2428) - Legal Acts of Lithuania Legal Acts of Lithuania

    Adoption: 2004-08-23 | Date of entry into force: 2004-08-23 | LTU-2004-L-87438

    Chapter I: General Provisions
    Chapter II: Sources of Funding of Political Parties and Political Campaigns. Political Campaign Expenditure.
    Chapter III: Political Advertising
    Chapter IV: Accounting of Political Parties and Political Campaigns,
    Chapter V: Control of Funding of Political Parties and Political Campaigns. Independent Inspection of Political Parties and Political Campaign Participants.
    Chapter VI: Liability

    Para 2 of article 2 provides that "this Law shall not regulate the funding of, and control over the funding of, political parties which under Articles 2 and 3 of Regulation (EC) No 2004/2003 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 4 November 2003 on the regulations governing political parties at European level and the rules regarding their funding (OJ 2004 special edition, Chapter 1, Volume 4, p. 500) are considered to be political parties at European level and whose seats are located not in the Republic of Lithuania".

  47. Lithuania - General provisions - Law, Act

    Law No. IX-1904 of 16 December 2003 on Unemployment Social Insurance (consolidation, 23 June 2011) - Legal Acts of Lithuania Legal Acts of Lithuania

    Adoption: 2003-12-16 | LTU-2003-L-90166

    Establishes legal relationship of unemployment social insurance, the categories of persons covered by unemployment insurance, the entitlement to the unemployment social insurance benefit, the conditions of its granting, calculation and payment and the funding, administration of and responsibility for this type of insurance.

  48. Lithuania - General provisions - Law, Act

    Act No. IX-1656 of 26 June 2003 to amend and supplement Article 162 of the Labour Code. - Seimas of the Republic of Lithuania

    Adoption: 2003-06-26 | Date of entry into force: 2003-07-16 | LTU-2003-L-65883

    Declares 24th June a holiday and free-from-work day.

  49. Lithuania - General provisions - Law, Act

    Act No. IX-1201 of 19 November 2002 to amend and supplement Articles 5, 6, 7, 13, 17 and 26 of the Act on Restructuring of Enterprises. - http://www3.lrs.lt

    Adoption: 2002-11-19 | Date of entry into force: 2003-01-01 | LTU-2002-L-65884

  50. Lithuania - General provisions - Law, Act

    Act No. IX-1079 of 17 September 2002, as amended up to 21 January 2003 by Act No. IX-1298, on the implementation of the Act on citizenship. - English translation (consolidation of 2003)

    Adoption: 2002-09-17 | Date of entry into force: 2003-01-01 | LTU-2002-L-65216

    Provides, inter alia, for conditions for granting Lithuanian citizenship. Available in English.

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