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The provision according to which the periods completed under employment contracts after 1 January 1995 are not regarded as periods of service taken into account for the purpose of granting a state pension ruled not in conflict with the Constitution

25-01-2017

By its ruling adopted today, the Constitutional Court has recognised that the impugned provision of the Law on the State Pensions of Officials and Servicemen is not in conflict with the Constitution, insofar as it provides that the periods of employment completed after 1 January 1995 under employment contracts in professional fire protection units are not regarded as periods of service to be taken into account for the purpose of granting a state pension of officials and servicemen.

The legal regulation imposing a limitation on the total amount of additional pay and (or) extra pay received by state servants complies with the Constitution

27-10-2016

The provision of the Statute of the Seimas according to which remuneration may not be reduced by more than one third for a member of the Seimas who continuously fails to attend work at the Seimas ruled to be in conflict with the Constitution

05-10-2016

The provision of the Rules of Procedure of the Government concerning the addition of issues not agreed beforehand to the agenda of a sitting of the Government declared to be in conflict with the Constitution and the law

08-07-2016

The provisions of the Code of Criminal Procedure regulating the termination of criminal proceedings after the expiry of a statutory limitation period held to be in conflict with the Constitution

27-06-2016

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The newly appointed justices have started their work at the Constitutional Court

16-03-2017

On 16 March, the term of office of Justices Pranas Kuconis, Egidijus Šileikis, and Algirdas Taminskas has come to an end and they have been replaced by Justices Daiva Petrylaitė, Gintaras Goda, and Janina Stripeikienė.

Dainius Žalimas: “Not a monologue but real dialogue between national courts and European courts may be the most effective measure to meet contemporary challenges facing human rights”

03-03-2017

On 1–3 March, a delegation of the Constitutional Court represented by Justices Vytautas Greičius and Pranas Kuconis and Secretary General Ingrida Danėlienė, and headed by President of the Constitutional Court Dainius Žalimas...

Gianni Buquicchio: “The individual constitutional complaint is an important tool for protecting human rights”

27-02-2017

During his visit to Lithuania on 22–23 February, Gianni Buquicchio, President of the European Commission for Democracy through Law (Venice Commission), while meeting with President of the Constitutional Court Dainius Žalimas, the justices of the Constitutional Court, and the members of the Seimas, underlined the importance of the individual constitutional complaint in the area of human rights protection.

Dainius Žalimas: Ukrainian experience can be useful to us

15-02-2017

On 13–14 February, while on his visit to Kiev (Ukraine), President of the Constitutional Court Dainius Žalimas took part in an event organised to present a joint project “Support to Ukraine’s Constitutional Court Direct Complaint Process: Increasing Judicial Transparency and Accessibility” of the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) and the Constitutional Court of Ukraine.

Dainius Žalimas: strengthening the institution of the Ombudsman is necessary for building independent European Ukraine

07-02-2017

On 3 February, in Kiev, President of the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Lithuania Dainius Žalimas took part in an event held on the occasion of the launch of the EU Twinning Project “Implementation of the best European practices with the aim of strengthening the institutional capacity of the Apparatus of the Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for Human Rights to protect human rights and freedoms”. The President of the Constitutional Court expressed support for this project and underlined that the aim of this project is the common goal of Lithuania and Ukraine as well as the institutions of both states to ensure the protection of fundamental human rights and freedoms, thereby strengthening independent European Ukraine.

 

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