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  1. Lithuania - Criminal and penal law - 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.

  2. Lithuania - Criminal and penal law - 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.

  3. Lithuania - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Administrative Offences Code of 10 August 2001.

    Adoption: 2001-08-10 | LTU-2001-M-60953

    Deals with illegal work. Establishes the level of the fine to be paid by the employer and by the person who works illegally.

  4. Lithuania - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Penal Code of 26 September 2000 (Act No. VIII-1968). - Penal Code as amended up to 23 June 2005 (in Lithuanian)

    Adoption: 2000-09-26 | LTU-2000-L-71900

  5. Lithuania - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Law No. VIII-1591 of 28 March 2000 on State-guaranteed Legal Aid. [Consolidated text as last amended on 25 April 2009] (Valstybės garantuojamos teisinės pagalbos įstatymas) - Parliament's website

    Adoption: 2000-03-28 | LTU-2000-L-84095

    Provides for State-guaranteed legal aid to persons to enable them to adequately assert their violated or disputed rights and interests.

  6. Lithuania - Criminal and penal law - Law, Act

    Law No. I-1202 of 13 February 1996 on the protection from criminal influence of participants in criminal proceedings and undercover activities, law enforcement officers and justice administration officials. - Law No. I-1202

    Adoption: 1996-02-13 | Date of entry into force: 1997-01-01 | LTU-1996-L-65064

    Unofficial English translation.


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