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  1. Lithuania - Migrant workers - Law, Act

    Law No.XII-1894 of 25 June 2015 to Amend Articles 4, 24, 35, 55, 90, 93, 106, 127, 140, 1401, Chapter X of the Law "On Legal Status of Foreigners" and Supplement it with New Article 341. - Legislation On-Line

    Adoption: 2015-06-25 | Date of entry into force: 2015-09-01 | LTU-2015-L-102255

    Rephrases article 4, which now reads: "Control of Stay and Residence of Aliens in the Republic of Lithuania", paragraph 1 of article 24 (Residence Permit in the Republic of Lithuania), paragraphs 1, 5 of article 26 (Conditions of Issue or Renewal of a Residence Permit). Also makes wording changes in articles 55 (Issue, Renewal and Withdrawal of a Permanent Residence Permit), 90 (Withdrawal of Asylum), 93 (Grounds for Refusing Temporary Protection in the Republic of Lithuania), 106 (Withdrawal of the Right to Reside in the Republic of Lithuania), 127 (Time Limits and Procedure for enforcing Decisions Regarding the Obligation to Leave, Expulsion, Return and Passing in Transit through the Territory of the Republic of Lithuania).
    Supplements the law with new article 341 (Issue, Renewal of a Residence Permit as a Matter of Urgency); also supplements article 35 (Grounds for Refusing to Issue or Renew an Alien¿s Residence Permit) with sub-paragraph 15. Repeals article 931.
    Changes the title of Chapter X, which reads as follows: "APPEAL AGAINST DECISIONS ON THE LEGAL STATUS OF ALIENS"; also the titles and content of articles 140 (Examination of Appeals, Taking of and Appeal against a Decision), 1401 (Examination of Appeals Against the Withdrawal of an Alien's Residence Permit or His Right to Reside in the Republic of Lithuania, Refugee Status, Supplementary or Temporary Protection on the Grounds of His Representing a Threat to National Security, Public Policy or the Community).

  2. Lithuania - Migrant workers - 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.

  3. Lithuania - Migrant workers - Law, Act

    Law No. IX-590 of 8 November 2001 on Passport as amended on 15 July 2008 by the Law No. X-1706

    Adoption: 2008-07-15 | Date of entry into force: 2008-07-15 | LTU-2008-L-81165

    Defines the purpose of the passport, the conditions of its issuance, replacement and validity as well as data recorded thereon. The provisions of the Law have been harmonized with the legal acts of the European Union referred to in the Annex to this Law.

  4. Lithuania - Migrant workers - Law, Act

    Law No. X-1442 of 1 February 2008 to amend the previous Law on the legal status of aliens. - English Translations [Consolidated texts]

    Adoption: 2008-02-01 | LTU-2008-L-78505

    In order to harmonize the provisions of the law with EU legal acts, this Law amends, inter alia, provisions related to visa delivery, migration and asylum.

  5. Lithuania - Migrant workers - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Resolution No. 230 of the Government of 1 March 2005 on the approval of the general description of health insurance procedure in respect of aliens. - English translation

    Adoption: 2005-03-01 | LTU-2005-M-70062

    Regulates health insurance in respect of aliens who arrive in Lithuania or aliens who seek to receive a temporary residence permit and in respect of minor members of their families, as well as requirements for health insurance contracts.

  6. Lithuania - Migrant workers - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Resolution of the Baltic Assembly of 19 December 2004 on labour market policy and migration in the EU context. - English translation

    Adoption: 2004-12-19 | LTU-2004-M-70061

    The Baltic Assembly recommends to carry out in the Baltic States research in several areas relating to, inter alia, monitoring of the labour market, working conditions and occupational risks.

  7. Lithuania - Migrant workers - Law, Act

    Act No. IX-2206 of 29 April 2004 on the legal status of aliens. - English translation

    Adoption: 2004-04-29 | LTU-2004-L-70075

    Establishes, inter alia, entry and exit, temporary or permanent residence, granting of asylum, integration and naturalisation procedure. The act has been harmonised with the provisions of EU legal acts (presented in annex).

  8. Lithuania - Migrant workers - Law, Act

    Act No. IX-1219 of 3 December 2002 to amend the Act on Health Insurance (as amended by Act No. IX-1833 of 18 November 2003). - http://www3.lrs.lt

    Adoption: 2002-12-03 | Date of entry into force: 2003-11-18 | LTU-2002-L-65886

    Regulates compulsory social insurance of foreigners temporarily residing and employed in Lithuania, taking into account the principle of non-discrimination of foreigners under the EU law.

  9. Lithuania - Migrant workers - Law, Act

    Act No. VIII-978 of 17 December 1998 on the legal situation of foreigners (Text No. 88).

    Adoption: 1998-12-17 | Date of entry into force: 1999-07-01 | LTU-1998-L-54967

    Chapter VI deals with working activity of foreigners in Lithuania.

  10. Lithuania - Migrant workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decree No. 239 of 26 February 1998 to approve the Procedure for the social integration of refugees (Text No. 152).

    Adoption: 1998-02-26 | LTU-1998-R-51237

    Provides for the realisation of the social integration of refugees: granting of housing, employment, education, social security, health protection.

  11. Lithuania - Migrant workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decree No. 15 of 10 January 1997 to approve the Rules concerning the deportation of foreigners from Lithuania (Text No. 23).

    Adoption: 1997-01-10 | LTU-1997-R-46522

    Provides, inter alia, for cases in which deportation of foreigners is decided (breach of the Constitution, threat to national security...) and obligations of the person concerned (notification of the police, presentation of passport or other documents...). Repeals the Decree No. 311 of 7 May 1993 (same title).

  12. Lithuania - Migrant workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decree No. I-1620 of 14 November 1996 on immigration quota for 1997 (Text No. 17).

    Adoption: 1996-11-14 | Date of entry into force: 1997-01-01 | LTU-1996-R-46521

    Provides for the number of immigrants accepted in 1997 (2250 persons) and establishes a preference order.

  13. Lithuania - Migrant workers - Law, Act

    Act No. I-1584 of 9 October 1996 to amend section 36 of the Act on the legal situation of foreigners in Lithuania (Text No. 569).

    Adoption: 1996-10-09 | LTU-1996-L-45882

    Amends section 36 relating to foreigners who violate the Lithuanian laws or represent a threat to the country's security and who are obliged to leave Lithuania.

  14. Lithuania - Migrant workers - Law, Act

    Act No. I-1004 on Refugee Status. - English translation (consolidation of 2002)

    Adoption: 1995-07-04 | Date of entry into force: 1995-08-02 | LTU-1995-L-45706

    Provides, inter alia, for the reasons preventing foreigners from acquiring the status of refugee, the procedure to apply for asylum and the rules regarding deportation. Each year a quota for the acceptance of refugees shall be established by the Parliament. Available in English.

  15. Lithuania - Migrant workers - Law, Act

    Act No. I-900 of 23 May 1995 to amend the Act on employment contract. (Text No. 489)

    Adoption: 1995-05-23 | LTU-1995-L-47250

    Amends and supplements provisions relating to the right to work of foreigners and public servants, and to termination of labour contract in circumstances independant from the worker.

  16. Lithuania - Migrant workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decree No. 304 of 3 March 1995 to amend partially the Decree No. 661 of 9 September 1992 to approve Regulations on practice period abroad for workers. (Text No. 163)

    Adoption: 1995-03-03 | LTU-1995-R-47255

    Amends provisions relating to engagement of the worker sent abroad to work when he comes back at least 5 years in his enterprise, and to the case in which a dismissed worker has to refund his enterprise practice expenses if he did not work during all the period provided for in his contract.

  17. Lithuania - Migrant workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decree No. 316 of 3 March 1995 on the Procedure of grant and payment of State social insurance pensions to citizens of Lithuania permanently living abroad. (Text No. 164)

    Adoption: 1995-03-03 | Date of entry into force: 1995-01-01 | LTU-1995-R-47256

  18. Lithuania - Migrant workers - Law, Act

    Act No. I-1946 of 3 November 1991 on Emigration.

    Adoption: 1991-11-03 | Date of entry into force: 1992-01-01 | LTU-1991-L-45715

    Provides for the procedure to obtain emigration documents and cases in which emigration is prohibited. Available in English.

  19. Lithuania - Migrant workers - Law, Act

    Act No. I-1750 on the legal status of foreigners.

    Adoption: 1991-09-04 | Date of entry into force: 1991-09-04 | LTU-1991-L-45707

    Foreigners who are permanent residents may engage in any labour or economic activities if not prohibited or reserved to nationals by others laws. Available in English.

  20. Lithuania - Migrant workers - Law, Act

    Act of 4 September 1991 on Immigration.

    Adoption: 1991-09-04 | Date of entry into force: 1992-01-01 | LTU-1991-L-45708

    Sets up the procedure for the entry and the permanent residence in the territory. Available in English.


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