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  1. Lithuania - Equality of opportunity and treatment - 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.

  2. Lithuania - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Law No. IX-2237 of 18 May 2004 on State benefits to families raising children (as amended). - Official translation (as amended up to 29 September 2004)

    Adoption: 2004-05-18 | Date of entry into force: 2004-07-01 | LTU-2004-L-69049

    Defines the types of benefits to children, their amounts, categories of persons entitled to benefits, conditions, procedure and financing of the allocation and payment of these benefits.

  3. Lithuania - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Law No. IX-1826 of 18 November 2003 on Equal Treatment. - English translation

    Adoption: 2003-11-18 | Date of entry into force: 2005-01-01 | LTU-2003-L-68770

    Aims at ensuring the implementation of human rights laid down in the Constitution and at prohibiting any direct or indirect discrimination based upon age, sexual orientation, disability, racial or ethnic origin, religion or beliefs. Also aims at ensuring the application of the legal acts of the European Union. Article 5 deals with duty of employer to implement equal treatment at work and article 7 with acts of employer violating equal treatment.

  4. Lithuania - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Law, Act

    Act No. VIII-947 of 1 December 1998 on equal opportunities for men and women (Text No. 80). - English translation (as amended to 2008) Act in English Act on-line in Lithuanian

    Adoption: 1998-12-01 | Date of entry into force: 1999-03-01 | LTU-1998-L-53285

    Provides for the obligation for employers to give equal rights to men and women workers: equal choice criteria during admission to employment, and an equal working conditions and training possibilities, and an equal wage for equal work. Also establishes a supervision system for the implementation of the law and examination of complaints. Available in English.

  5. Lithuania - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decree No. 1284 of 6 November 1996 to amend partially the Decree No. 808 of 5 July 1996 to approve the Regulations on distribution and payment of social benefits (Text No. 619).

    Adoption: 1996-11-06 | Date of entry into force: 1996-11-01 | LTU-1996-R-46518

    Amends provisions concerning families receiving social benefits, unemployed persons, calculation of a family's average income, duration of benefits payment.

  6. Lithuania - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decree No. 808 of 5 July 1996 to approve the Regulations on distribution and payment of social benefits.(Text No. 449)

    Adoption: 1996-07-05 | LTU-1996-R-45741

    Concerns family benefits and provides for grant conditions (inter alia conditions of employment of the parents, unemployed parents or invalids, pregnant mothers), establishment of family income, calculation of family average income, payment system and responsibilities.

  7. Lithuania - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decree No. 917 of 30 June 1995 to amend partially the Decree No. 7 of 4 January 1995 on social benefits. (Text No. 399)

    Adoption: 1995-06-30 | LTU-1995-R-47240

    Amends provisions relating to benefits granted to families possessing land, and to conditions of social benefits grant.

  8. Lithuania - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decree No. 427 of 24 March 1995 to approve Regulations on grant and payment of pensions of social assistance (social pensions). (Text No. 200)

    Adoption: 1995-03-24 | Date of entry into force: 1995-01-01 | LTU-1995-R-47227

    Provides for procedure and deadlines for grant and payment of pensions, recalculation of pensions when the case changes, compensations for care of invalids and mothers with numerous children.

  9. Lithuania - Equality of opportunity and treatment - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decree No. 7 of 4 January 1995 on social benefits.

    Adoption: 1995-01-04 | Date of entry into force: 1995-01-01 | LTU-1995-R-41820

    Provides for social benefits payment to families without minimum guaranteed revenues. Eligible parties are a) parents working on labour contract or without employment for the following reasons: studies, unemployment without benefits, pensioners or invalids without benefits, b) one of the parents does not work for the following reasons: ill family members, children aged less than 3 years or less than 8 years if more than 3 children aged less than 16, pregnancy, etc. These benefits can also be granted to families without children and to single persons if they do not work for the same reasons.


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