List/Grid Tag Archives: Bills

The Act of defense or discrimination against minorities?

After the constant plotting and receipt from the agenda a draft law on national minorities at the Thursday meeting of the deputies of the Sejm approved the project, so that… Read more »

The Seimas is against bilingual plates

Today at the second reading the Seimas adopted a Law on National Minorities, having previously removed guidelines concerning bilingual plates. The Seimas accepted the amendment proposed by a Conservative Valentinas… Read more »

Kirkilas: Discussions on the Law on National Minorities last too long

“I hope that the Law on National Minorities will be adopted this time,” said Gediminas Kirkilas, the vice chairman of the Sejm. Today, once again, the law will be discussed… Read more »

The Seimas has passed two drafts of the laws on name spelling in the first reading

The Lithuanian Seimas passed a draft of Law on name spelling on Tuesday, which allows for the original spelling of names based on the Latin alphabet in identity documents. An… Read more »

Law on minorities to be postponed again

After long and emotional debates on how to write non-Lithuanian surnames in Lithuanian documents the Parliament eventually approved two projects of the law in the first reading. The authors of… Read more »

The Seimas permitted nationality information in the passport. Gift for Tomaszewski

The Seimas permitted at citizen’s request nationality information in the passport. The Seimas adopted the amendment to the Passport Act, which permits nationality information in the passport. For adoption of… Read more »

Delegation of Members: National and Ethnic Minorities Act is a blackmail by AWPL

On Thursday, Parliament will continue to consider National and Ethnic Minorities Act that was harshly criticized by some Members. Amongst opponents were not only representatives of Conservatives and politicians supporting… Read more »

Edita Tamosiunaite: There is a project of an Act, assuming the return to the previous examination model.

”The Lithuanian language exam results are far from satisfactory and we have to think about the possible solution t this problem”- said the vice- minister of Education and Science, Edita… Read more »

Soleczniki among the most active in referendum

Being held today the referendum about the ban for selling land to foreigners is is not getting the interest of the voters. Till now only the 1,7 percent of the… Read more »

National minorities in Lithuania deceived again

National minorities in Lithuania, including Polish minority, felt disappointed again. As we have already informed, today the Lithuanian Seimas was supposed to consider two drafts of the Law on Spelling… Read more »

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