List/Grid Tag Archives: Bills

Skvernelis: We made a progress in all unsolved polish matters

‘We made progress in all unsolved matters with Poland. One of them is signing an agreement between Lietuvos geležinkeliai and Orlen. It is a pity that it had not been… Read more »

Lithuanian priority list without Poland

Although the biggest parties, before parliamentary elections, have highlighted the necessity of improving the relationship with Poland, Parliamentary Board has not included it on the diplomacy priority list. According to… Read more »

Linkevičius: We will do our best to make a reset in our relations with Poland

Lithuania will do its best to make a reset in the relations with Poland – said Linas Linkevičius, Lithuanian Foreign Minister in response to a question put by opposition conservative… Read more »

Lithuanian Peasant and Greens Union are proposing both surname version notation in passport.

The ruling majority in the Parliament considers implementation of the notation of non-Lithuanian surnames in documents on the first page of passport. Lithuanian Peasant and Greens Union is proposing the… Read more »

Parliament of RP amended Polish Charter

Decision about the benefits in cash for those who claimed for the permanent residence and who have had a Polish Charter, will be given not by the starosts but by… Read more »

Paluckas: New Parliament probably will not accept The Bill about spelling of surnames.

“The act of removing the sign with Polish name of the Warszawska Street is at least an infraction of the administrative law, but we should assess that incident in a… Read more »

Names Spelling Issue Will Be Passed to the Next Seimas

Contrary to the announcements of the Social Democrats co-ruling in Lithuania that they were ready to pass the bill on the foreign first and last names spelling during the spring… Read more »

Original Spelling of Names Already in Autumn? Little Chance

Perhaps in autumn, during the last session of the current term of office, the Seimas will consider the bills concerning the original spelling of first and last names. The chances,… Read more »

Prime minister votes for the change of law in order to alter the constitution.

Prime minister Algirdas Butkevičius is willing to make an exception and lower the bar for the referendum about double nationality. „I am a proponent of double nationality. Lawyers ought to… Read more »

The attorneys and the linguists discussed the spelling of first and last names, now it is over to the politicians

Even if there is a liberation of the spelling of foreign surnames, it will only influence the mixed marriages in which one of the spouses is a foreigner. However, the… Read more »

Government has rejected original name spelling on the 2nd page of passport

On Wednesday, 27th April, the government did not approve the bill which was to allow the original spelling of non-Lithuanian first and last names on the second page of the… Read more »

Problem of Spelling non-Lithuanian Names in their Original Form. Solution in the Spring?

Prime Minister of Lithuania,  the president of the Social Democratic Party of Lituania assures that the problem of non-Lithuanian names, including Polish names, will be solved this spring. He does… Read more »

A challenge for the Senate in 2016 – three bills concerning the Polish diaspora

As the Polish Press Agency reports, Stanisław Karczewski, the Marshal of the Senate of the Republic of Poland, promised that in 2016 the Senate would be more active. Karczewski assured… Read more »

Michał Dworczyk: Issues concerning Poles abroad are a very important matter for the government and parliament

Michał Dworczyk, PiS Member of Parliament, has been elected as a new chairman of the Contacts with Poles Abroad Committee. “All Poles living abroad should be the main interest of… Read more »

The Polish Sejm has adopted a resolution concerning Polish education in Lithuania

On Friday the Sejm almost unanimously adopted a resolution in which it expressed its anxiety at the process of limiting the access to education in Polish for Poles living in… Read more »

Radczenko: The initiative of the defenders of the “saint Alphabet” does not resolve any problem

“We think that this way we can kill two birds with one stone: the state’s language will be preserved and people of another nationality who want to write their names… Read more »

Polish MPs about Polish education in Lithuania

The Committee of Foreign Affairs and the Committee of Liaison with the Poles Abroad are concerned about the situation of Polish education in Lithuania. The issue was discussed during the… Read more »

Zbigniew Balcewicz: “Lelewel” in the face of eviction. Difficult questions without answers (1)

How could it happen that in Vilnius, a progymnasium that has above 800 students still does not have its own dedicated building while a smaller school has two that are… Read more »

The Ministry of the Interior of the Republic of Lithuania does not support the plan of development of the Vilnius Region.

The discussed project of the Act on Funding the Development of South-Eastern Lithuania which assumes the improvement of the Vilnius, Šalčininkai and Visaginas Municipalities has been criticized by the Ministry… Read more »

Decision of the capital Council: “Lelewel” to Żyrmuny

The liberal-conservative bulldozer drove around the schools of national minorities in Vilnius. The High School called after J. Lelewel has a chance to obtain the status of a secondary school,… Read more »

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